From Huge Comparisons to Thick Descriptions: Conference in Pushkin Brings Together History Majors from HSE Campuses in Moscow, Perm and St Petersburg
The first HSE tri-campus history majors conference From Huge Comparisons to Thick Descriptions: Historical Research and Interpretation,October 1-4, 2014, was a genuine intellectual and organizational feat. The hosts from HSE St Petersburg welcomed students and doctoral candidates from HSE campuses in Moscow, St Petersburg and Perm in the comfortable and quiet setting of the Kochubey Mansion suburban congress center in Pushkin.
On Tuesday, October 7, at 5:00 p.m., BBC News Special Correspondent Allan Little and Charlie Taylor, the Executive Producer of “The War That Changed The World,” will give a presentation on “Representations of the Past and Current History in Media” at the regular Research Seminar "Boundaries of History" of the Center for Historical Research and the Department of History of the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg.
The HSE Faculty of History in St. Petersburg will be joined by two world-class experts. Sergey Glebov, lecturer at Amherst College and Smith College (Massachusetts, USA), and Nathan Markus, researcher at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem Department of Economics, will start teaching at the HSE in September. These appointments are part of the university’s international recruitment programme.
International Conference, Faculty of History, National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg, Russia, 28 - 29 March 2014. The working language of the conference is English.