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Research at HSE St. Petersburg

Illustration for news: HSE University – St Petersburg and the State Hermitage Museum Sign a Cooperation Agreement

HSE University – St Petersburg and the State Hermitage Museum Sign a Cooperation Agreement

On December 18, Sergey Kadochnikov, Director of HSE University – St Petersburg, and Georgy Vilinbakhov, Deputy General Director of the State Hermitage Museum, signed an agreement on cooperation between the university and the museum in the education and research.

Illustration for news: Elena Kochetkova Receives an Award of the Estonian Institute of Historical Memory

Elena Kochetkova Receives an Award of the Estonian Institute of Historical Memory

Elena Kochetkova, Senior Lecturer at the Department of History and a Research Fellow at the Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History, has received a prize for the best research on socialism awarded by the Estonian Institute of Historical Memory. Researchers from 13 countries participated in the competition.

Illustration for news: Elena Kochetkova received an award of Estonian Institute of Historical Memory.

Elena Kochetkova received an award of Estonian Institute of Historical Memory.

Senior lecturer of the department of history and research fellow of the LETH Elena Kochetkova was awarded with a prize for the best research of socialism.

First Ever Kochubey Readings Take Place at HSE

On October 11-12, the HSE University - St Petersburg campus hosted the first ever international Kochubey Readings, devoted to the study of private collections in Russia and around the world. The conference took place under the patronage of the Kochubey family, members of which travelled to Russia from France, Belgium, and the U.S.

Illustration for news: LSE and HSE University – St Petersburg Support Russian Historians

LSE and HSE University – St Petersburg Support Russian Historians

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and HSE University – St Petersburg launch the Paulsen Programme, funded by the Dr Frederik Paulsen Foundation, in order to support historians in Russia who have been working on the period from the mid 17th century to 1918.

Illustration for news: International Projects: Post-Imperial Diversities

International Projects: Post-Imperial Diversities

Our colleagues have started a new research project. The project is implemented by a consortium of leading international universities, including HSE - St. Petersburg. Its overall aim is to study the constitutional politics of ethnic, linguistic, and religious diversity in the transition from empires to post-imperial arrangements following the Russian empire and the Soviet Union.

Illustration for news: Russian Language: 'One Student's Mess is Another Student's Bliss'

Russian Language: 'One Student's Mess is Another Student's Bliss'

'In fact, the Russian language is very logical and my task is to disclose this to my students', says Alevtina A. Iagodova who has been teaching Russian for over 20 years. At HSE University – St. Petersburg she gives Russian classes to exchange students, organizes a language club, and promotes the Russian culture awareness among foreigners. Recently, she has been invited by the University of Indonesia to lead a workshop in order to share her knowledge and experience of teaching Russian as a foreign language with the local colleagues. Read the full interview to learn more about the language peculiarities, what you should never say to your Russian teacher (until you know each other pretty well), and many more.

Illustration for news: Technology Historians from HSE St. Petersburg Take Part in International Network Projects

Technology Historians from HSE St. Petersburg Take Part in International Network Projects

In July, an international network project involving the Centre for Historical Research Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History was granted the support of two international research funds. Julia Lajus, Head of the Laboratory, told HSE News Service what environmental and technology history is all about, and what role HSE researchers play in the Tensions of Europe international research network.

Illustration for news: New Centre for Data Analytics and Machine Learning

New Centre for Data Analytics and Machine Learning

A new school of physics, mathematics and computer sciences at HSE University St. Petersburg is set to become an important centre for advanced flagship research in data analysis and machine learning.

New Challenges to the International Public Law

This March Dr. Elena Cirkovic delivered a talk at the Manchester International Law Centre, titled "Extractive industries, climate change, and the Russian Arctic: global strategies and local adaptations". Dr. Cirkovic focused on new challenges international public law is facing due to climate change and extractive industry interests in the Arctic.