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Book chapter
Middle Byzantine brick decoration in the churches of the Caucasus and Kievan Rus

Vinogradov D. A., Jolshin D.

In bk.: Ήρως κτίστης. Μνἠμη Χαραλάμπου Μπούρα. Vol. II. Athens: ΜΕΛΙΣΣΑ, 2018. P. 629-640.

Working paper
"Soviet Antiquity": Looking for a Cohesive Theory

Ladynin I. A.

Humanities. HUM. Basic Research Programme, 2017. No. 161.

News

Seeking Answers in Medieval Russian History

On May 31, Valerie Kivelson, Professor of History at the University of Michigan, will be delivering a seminar entitled ‘Visualizing Empire: Muscovite Images of Race’. Professor Kivelson is an expert in Medieval and early modern Russia, history of cartography, history of witchcraft, religion, and political culture, among other topics. She is the author of 'Desperate Magic: The Moral Economy of Witchcraft in Seventeenth Century Russia' and a guest editor of 'Witchcraft Casebook: Magic in Russia, Poland and Ukraine. 15-21st Centuries'.

Svetlana Yatsyk Spoke at the International Medieval Congress in Leeds

Svetlana Yatsyk, Analyst at the HSE Laboratory of Medieval Studies, spoke at the 22nd International Medieval Congress in Leeds on the problem of paganism in the works by John of Wales.

‘As Long as We Think about the Middle Ages as a Dark Time, We Will Remain Dark Ourselves’

Every era builds its own version of the Middle Ages, and the modern age is no exception. Oleg Voskoboynikov, the youngest full professor at the Higher School of Economics, talks about the reason for the popularity of metaphors that refer to that era, why the ‘Suffering Middle Ages’ group on 'VKontakte' is not the same thing as medieval studies and how the desire to be different from everyone else can lead a student to study the Middle Ages.