Department Head — Professor Alexander Semyonov
Department Academic Supervisor— Professor Evgeniy Anisimov
198099 Saint Petersburg
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Deutsches Wissenschafts- und Innovationshaus (DWIH) Moskau presented the booklet on the IV Russian-German Week of Young Reserahces "Global history: Russian-German Perspective on Regional Studies", organized by the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and the St. Petersburg state University in October, 2014.
The Chair of the Department of History, Alexander Semyonov gave an interview «Imperial Decay or Renewal: Regionalism, Autonomism, and Federalism in the Russian Empire»:
The talk is focused on the development of historical studies of the Russian Empire, and analysis of two great concep- tual perils of current historiography: the conception of the Russian Empire as the territorial and continental one, and the teleology of transition from empire to nation.
Interview with Alexander Semyonov Interview.pdf
The main purpose of the event is to provide a platform for presentations of scientific projects of postgraduate and Ph.D. from Russia and Germany, and to give an opportunity to interact with the honored scientists from both countries.
At the conference, the participants dealt with a difficult task, they ensured the greatest geographical coverage of the considered regions of the world, i.e. Europe, Asia and Latin America, as well as to analyze these from the historical point of view, political science, economics and sociology.
Booklet on the IV Russian-German Week of Young Reserahces "Global history: Russian-German Perspective on Regional Studies" DWIH-booklet.pdf
Link to the source (web-site Deutsches Wissenschafts- und Innovationshaus (DWHI) in Moskau)