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Article
Proof of Sincere Love for the Tsar: Popular Monarchism in the Age of Peter the Great

Trefilov E. N.

Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History. 2017. Vol. 18. No. 3. P. 461-485.

Book chapter
Khwarezm, the Eastern Kipchaks and Volga Bulgaria in the Late 12–early 13th Centuries

Timokhin D. M., Tishin V.

In bk.: The Golden Horde in World History. A Multi-Authored Monograph. Kazan: Sh. Marjani Institute of History of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences, 2017. P. 25-40.

Working paper
HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY IN ALANIA BEFORE 932

Vinogradov A. Y.

Basic research program. WP BRP. National research university Higher School of economics, 2016

Research&Expertise – 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'.

Microhistory Days at HSE

This April, Microhistory Days took place at HSE. The event coincided with the visit to the School of History of Prof. Sigurður Gylfi Magnússon (Reykjavík Academy in Iceland) and Dr. István Szijártó (Loránd Eötvös University, Budapest), renowned experts in microhistory, founders of the Microhistory Network, and authors of What is Microhistory? Theory and Practice, a comprehensive analytical monograph.

Book by Oleg Khlevniuk Recognized by Pushkin House, London

Stalin: New Biography of a Dictator (Yale) by Oleg Khlevniuk (translated by Nora Favorov) has received the second prize of Pushkin House (UK), for the best Russian book in translation. The award, supported by Waterstones and Douglas Smith & Stephanie Ellis-Smith, supports the best non-fiction writing on the Russian-speaking world published for the first time in English in the previous year.

Igor Fedyukin Spoke about Peter the Great and his ‘Projectors’ at Columbia University and the University of Virginia

The Director of the HSE Centre for Source Studies presented his research on the role of ‘administrative entrepreneurs’ in the development of early education and other state institutions in Russia under Peter the Great.

Review of the Book by Evgeny Akelev Published in International Journal

The review of the book ‘Povsednevnaia zhizn vorovskogo mira vo vremena Vanki Kaina’ (Daily Life of the Thieves' World in the Time of Vanka Kain) by Evgeny Akelev, Asociate Professor at the School of History, was published in the first issue of the 17th volume of the leading academic journal on Russian history ‘Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History’.

“Understanding Economic Growth and Development in Central and Eastern Europe”: Workshop in Economic History and Development

HSE Faculty of Economics in cooperation with School of History will hold on September 2–3, 2016 a workshop named “Understanding economic growth and development in Central and Eastern Europe”. The keynote lecturers of a workshop are Tracy K. Dennison (California Institute of Technology) and Leandro Prados de la Escosura(Carlos III University in Madrid). Proposals for papers accepted until March 31, 2016.

International Conference “What is Enlightenment? New Answers to the Old Question”

HSE School of History in cooperation with Institute of World History (Russian Academy of Sciences), Deutsches Historisches Institut Moskau, Centre d’études franco-russe de Moscou, Kuskovo Estate and Institut de Recherche sur la Renaissance, l’Âge Classique et les Lumières (IRCL – UMR 5186 du CNRS – Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier III) will hold on June 26–28, 2017 an international conference “What is Enlightenment? New Answers to the Old Question” (“L’Identité des Lumières: nouvelles approches”). The conference will be held at Kuskovo Museum-Estate (Moscow). Proposals are accepted until November 1, 2016.

Article by HSE Doctoral Student Published in International Journal

The article ‘Lubyanka Square — Monument of an Unresolved Conflict’ by Alexander Makhov, doctoral student at the School of History (Academic Supervisor – Irina Savelieva) was published in the international scientific journal ‘View. Theories and Practices of Visual Culture’. 

Alexander Dmitriev at International Conference

Alexander Dmitriev, Associate Professor at the School of History, Leading Research Fellow at the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities took part in the International Conference ‘Roman Jakobson: Linguistics and Poetics’, organized by the University of Milan and the University of Eastern Piedmont.

Article by Vadim Parsamov Published in ‘History of Education and Children's Literature’

The paper ‘The Establishment of the Higher Attestation Commission (the VAK) and the Politics of the Bolsheviks in the Sphere of Higher Education in the Late 1920s — Early 1930s’ by Vadim Parsamov, Professor at the School of History, Chief Research Fellow at the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities, was published in the Italian journal ‘History of Education and Children's Literature’.