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Contacts

School Head — Alexander Kamenskii

 

Deputy Head — Dmitriy Dobrowolski

 

105066 Moscow, Staraya Basmannaya 21/4, building 3
Phone: +7 (495) 772 95 90 * 2 28 58

Book
Female Rulers. Portraits of Power.

Kamenskii A. B.

Stockholm: Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation, 2017.

Article
Karamzin and Money
In print

Zorin A., Korchmina E. S.

Cahiers du Monde Russe. 2018.

Book chapter
Honor and Dishonor in Eighteenth-Century Russia

Kamenskii A. B.

In bk.: Seeing Muscovy Anew: Politics— Institutions—Culture. Essays in Honor of Nancy Shields Kollmann. Bloomington: Slavica Publishers, 2017. Ch. 8. P. 263-272.

Working paper
SUNDRY TOPICS OF THE TRANSITION PERIOD BETWEEN THE REPUBLIC AND THE PRINCIPATE IN THE RUSSIAN AND SOVIET SCHOLARSHIP OF THE 20TH CENTURY

Krivolapov G., Almazova N.

Basic research program. WP BRP. National research university Higher School of economics, 2017

Research&Expertise – News

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’.

‘Russia's Revolution in Regional Perspective’ Edited by Liudmila Novikova

Slavica Publishers (Indiana University, Bloomington, USA) issued the first book of the collection of essays ‘Russian Home Front in War and Revolution, 1914-22’. 

Irina Mahalova, Elena Krivtsova, and Viktoria Pletselman on Their Participation in ‘WWII and the Catastrophe of Jewish People’ Seminar

The seminar was organized by the Yad Vashem International School for Holocaust Studies in collaboration with The International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences and took place from November 2nd – 9th, 2015, in Jerusalem, Israel.

International conference 'Biological Concepts, Models, and Metaphors in Social and Human Sciences'

The Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities (IGITI) held an international conference on 29-30 October 2015 on ‘Biological Concepts, Models, and Metaphors in Social and Human Sciences’. This meeting continues a series of international workshops and conferences organized by the Center for the History of Ideas and Sociology of Knowledge in 2013-2014. This year conference focuses on persistent yet troubled relations between social and life sciences, first of all biology, from the early period of their development in the mid-19th century until today. 

How Are Human Sciences and Sociology and the Humanities Related? The Debate Continues

The Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities (IGITI) held an international conference on 29-30 October 2015 on ‘Biological Concepts, Models, and Metaphors in Social and Human Sciences’. For two days, Russian, European and American researchers discussed the relations between social sciences and the humanities and various life sciences. This topic arises largely in the light of the recent boom in genetics, medicine and biology which have led academics to reconsider previous concepts of boundaries and connections between disciplines.

Article by Irina Savelieva Published in Social Science Front

The article by Irina Savelieva, Director of the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities was published in the Chinese journal ‘Social Science Front’.

Alexander Kamenskii Presented Reports in USA

Alexander Kamenskii, Head of the School of History took part in the conference ‘KOLL-MANIA. Celebrating the scholarship of Nancy Shields Kollmann’ that was held on October 8-10 in Stanford.  Alexander Kamenskii presented the report ‘A Story of Criminal Love in the 18th Century’ – a case study based on a lawsuit found in the archive of Moscow office on zemstvo affairs.

HSE Academic Wins Prize of Dinasty Foundation

Stalin: Zhizn odnovo vozhdya  or  Stalin: New Biography of A Dictator  by Oleg Khlevniuk, Leading Research Fellow at the International Centre for the History and Sociology of WWII and Its Consequences, has won the Prosvetitel [Enlightener] 2015 Prize for Biography.  

Articles by HSE Professors Published in ‘Word and Image in Russian History’ Collection

Academic Studies Press issued the ‘Word and Image in Russian History: Essays in Honor of Gary Marker’. The articles ‘Businesswomen in Eighteenth-Century Russian Provinicial Towns’ by Alexander Kamenskii and ‘Catherine’s Liberation of the Greeks: High-Minded Discourse and Everyday Realities’ by Elena Smilyanskaya were also included in the collection.

Anna Guseva at XI International Conference ‘Sustainable City Life. Exploring Aesthetic Values in Urban Settings’

Anna Guseva, Associate Professor at the School of History delivered a report at the XI International Conference ‘Sustainable City Life. Exploring Aesthetic Values in Urban Settings’, organized by the International Institute of Applied Aesthetics at the University of Helsinki.