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Ronald Suny spoke on Armenian genocide at 'Al Jazeera America' channel

Ronald Grigor Suny, Academic Director of international research project 'Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism' spoke at 'Al Jazeera America' on the topic "Bringing awareness to the tragic Armenian genocide".

Lecture by Jeanne Kormina at University of Michigan

On February 11, Jeanne Kormina (professor of anthropology and religious studies, Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg) gave a lecture "The Political Imagination of Russian Orthodoxy: National Identity and Imperial Heritage" at University of Michigan.

‘When we study history, we must be introspective’

Nathan Marcus, Assistant Professor of History, recently joined the HSE campus in St. Petersburg. A scholar of Modern European History, he has a book that will soon be published by Harvard University Press. Recently, he spoke with the HSE news service about his research and teaching interests, as well as on the important role that studying history plays in today’s society.

9th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR 2015)

The 9th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR 2015) will be held on August 24-28, 2015 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The school is co-organized by the Internet Studies Lab at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg (http://linis.hse.ru/en/) and the Russian Information Retrieval Evaluation Seminar (ROMIP, http://romip.ru/en/). RuSSIR 2015 will have an additional focus on social network analysis and graph mining.

Current Issues of International Tourism Development Will Be Discussed at HSE – St.Petersburg

On February 5 - 6, 2015, The Master's Programme in Experience Economy hosts International Graduate Conference which will gather graduate students from Russia as well as internationally.

Imagining Post-Imperial Order: New Historical Study of the Imperial Crisis

December 19-21, 2014 the international research project "Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism" under directorship of Ronald Suny held a three-day seminar «Imagining Post-Imperial Order: New Historical Study of the Imperial Crisis» in Repino.

Summer School: "The Topography of Imperial Power: the Political Space of St. Petersburg."

The Department of History of the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg presents a new summer school: "The Topography of Imperial Power: the Political Space of St. Petersburg." The summer school will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia from September 8 to 29, 2015

Anna Shirokanova has contributed a chapter to a book titled “Dynamic of the Value-Normative System and Life Chances: Post-Soviet Transformation Experience in the Borderland”

Associate researcher of the LCSR Anna Shirokanova has contributed a chapter to a book titled “Dynamic of the Value-Normative System and Life Chances: Post-Soviet Transformation Experience in the Borderland” that came out earlier in 2014 (Vilnius: EHU).

Ethnicity and religion in Russian prisons: a collaborative project by CYS and Oxford University

Centre for Youth Studies has come to agreement to provide a joint project with the University of Oxford.

Round table "The Fall of the Berlin Wall: Past, Present, Future"

On the 6th of November a round table 'The Fall of the Berlin Wall: Past, Present, Future', took place to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Wall. Professor Alexander Semenov, Director of the History department at HSE St Petersburg and assistant at the Laboratory for Historical Research, Yana Kitaeva presented a paper in the research section of the event on 'The Question of German Reunification in Teymuraz Stepanov-Mamaladze’s Diaries'.