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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

Старообрядчество в 1917 г.

Kerov V.

Rossiiskaia Istoria. 2018. No. 1. P. 143-160.

Book chapter
(Il)legal freedom? Christ and Redemption from Slavery to Satan in Late Antique Liturgical Texts from Asia Minor
In press

Avdokhin D. A.

In bk.: Slavery in the Late Antique World, 200–700 CE. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. P. 100-125.

Working paper
The Concepts of Fundamental Laws and Constitution in the 18th Century Russia

Polskoy S.

SSRN Working Paper Series. SSRN Working Paper Series. Social Science Research Network, 2018. No. No. WP BRP 169/HUM/2018.


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.

“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.

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’.

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.

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.

Lecture by Stella Rock on 'Post-secular’ Europe through the Lens of Pilgrimage'

On April 21 a lecture by Dr Stella Rock on 'Post-secular’ Europe through the Lens of Pilgrimage' took place at Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities.

Alexandra Kolesnik Took Part in the Workshops of the Department of Music at the University of Chicago

On April 2-3, 2015 Alexandra Kolesnik, Research Assistant at Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities took part in ‘EthNoise!: The Music, Language, and Culture Workshop’ organized by the Department of Music at the University of Chicago. 

Lecture by Professor Budnitskii at European University Institute

On April 1, 2015 Oleg Budnitskii, Professor at the School of History and HSE Honorary Professor delivered a lecture on ‘Women in the Red Army, 1941–45’ at the colloquium of the History Department of the European University Institute (Florence).