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Department Head — Professor Alexander Semyonov


Department Academic Supervisor— Professor Evgeniy Anisimov

198099 Saint Petersburg
17 Promyshlennaya Ulitsa, Room 107

Phone:+7 (812)786-92-49 

Postal address: 
190008 Saint Petersburg
16 Soyuza Pechatnikov Ulitsa



Book chapter
The Archives of the two Sapiehas and the two letters by Xenia Godunova

Selin A. A.

In bk.: Пяты Міжнародны Кангрэс даследчыкаў Беларусі. Працоўныя матэрыялы. Kaunas: 2016. P. 71-76.

Working paper
Soviet Technological Projects and Technological Aid in Africa and Cuba, 1960s-1980s

Kochetkova E. A., Damtar D., Boliachevets L. et al.

Humanities. HUM. Basic Research Programme, 2017

Applications for the Workshop “Imperial Revolution of 1917” Are Invited

Joint Workshop of “Ab Imperio” Journal and the Center for Historical Research, Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg will be held on June 9-10 (dedaline for the applications is April 13).
The workshop will be dedicated to exploration of imperial dimensions in the making of the revolution of 1917, the breakup of empire, and the legacy of imperial politics and society for the post-imperial period, including the varieties of post-imperial political imaginaries in the comparative and global context.

Partnership with University of Jyvaskyla

Alexander Semyonov took part in the faculty exchange as part of the partnership between the department of history  HSE St Petersburg at the department of history and ethnology of the University of Jyvaskyla that has been supported for the second year by the grant from the Center for International Education (Finland).

Matthias Battis at the Graduation Ceremony at Oxford University

Last weekend one of the Research Fellows at the HSE St Petersburg’s Centre for Historical Research, Matthias Battis, who joined the CHR in 2016, had the privilege of participating in Oxford University’s degree ceremony at the city’s Sheldonian theatre, the university’s principle assembly room.

Dr.Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov’s presentations in Oslo, Norway

In February, 2017, Associate Professor of the History department Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov gave seminars in as part of the research exchange with the University of Oslo.

Report on the International Associate Research Fellowship

Stephen B. Riegg reports about his International Associate Research Fellowship at HSE St Petersburg

International Student Research Forum 2017

The International Student Research Forum was organized this year from 2nd and 3rd February 2017 at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg.

Russian Far East in the Revolutions of 1905 and 1917

The Basic Research Program of the Higher School of Economics published Ivan Sablin’s working paper “Towards the First Far Eastern Republic: Regionalism, Socialism, and Nationalism in Pacific Russia, 1905–1918.” 

International Student Research Forum 2017

On February, 2-3 senior Bachelor and Master’s degree students of the Department of History wil take part the session "Usable Pasts" within the framework of the International Student Research Conference

Opening of the German Part of the Richard Stites' Memorial Library

On January 25 the opening ceremony of the German part of the Richard Stites memorial library was held at the HSE St Petersburg. With the great support of Deutsche Forshungsgemeinschaft and with the help of the Department of History Associate Professor Dietmar Wulff more than 150 new books were added to the collection of the library. In addition to the classic editions of modern historiography of Germany and the fundamental works on all historical areas, the German collection corresponds to the main research directions of the Department of History, such as the history of the empire and nationalism, technological and environmental history.

Department of History Has Joined the International Network of Ethnographic Theory (HAU-N.E.T.)

Network of Ethnographic Theory (HAU-N.E.T.) supports the innovative publisher of HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory and its books series
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