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Students from Birmingham visit HSE St Petersburg

A one-month-long exchange for students from the Centre for Russian, European, and Eurasian Studies at Birmingham University (UK) in HSE has come to a close. They share their impressions.

'Establishing a Hub for Health Economics and Health Studies in Russia': Interview with Christopher Gerry

On June 15 the new international laboratory, Centre for Health Economics, Management and Policy, was opened at HSE in St. Petersburg. The head of the laboratory Christopher Gerry tells us about the laboratory, its plans and prospects.

European Society for Environmental History Conference

From June 30 – July 3, 2015, Julia Lajus, Alexandra Bekasova, Marina Loskutova, Margarita Dadykina, and Elena Kochetkova, researchers from the Department of History and Center of Historical Studies, took part in the 8th Conference of the European Society for Environmental History. The event took place at University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines in France.

Conference in Serbia

Vera Meniailo and Natalia Tuliakova, associate professors at the Department of Foreign Languages, spoke at the Second International Conference on Teaching English for Specific Purposes and New Language Learning Technologies, which took place in Niš, Serbia, from May 22 – 24, 2015.

‘The [Not So] Discreet Charm of Clientelism: Comparative Perspectives on Patron-Client Relations’ Conference

Vladimir Uspensky, Senior Lecturer at the Department of History, has taken part in an international conference on ‘The [Not So] Discreet Charm of Clientelism: Comparative Perspectives on Patron-Client Relations’, which took place on July 19-20, 2015, in Perm. The event was organized by the Perm State University Centre for Comparative History and Political Studies.

Interdisciplinary Workshop in Washington, D.C.

Elena Kochetkova, researcher at the Department of History and the Centre for Historical Research, took part in a ‘Transplanting Modernity’ workshop, which took place from June 22-24, 2015, at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Summer Seminar for History Students

A group of undergraduate history students is going to a research seminar in Berlin and Bielefeld. The trip is possible thanks to a grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

American Academic’s Library Opens in HSE

On Thursday 4th June the Richard Stites Memorial Library opened at HSE St Petersburg. Courtney Nemroff, USA Acting Consul General to St Petersburg was there for the grand opening ceremony.

Historical Voyage across Europe

Undergraduate history students of HSE in St. Petersburg, research assistants of the Centre of Historical Studies, and members of the research and study group ‘Applied Geoinformatics in the Humanities’ recently visited Heidelberg University.

Participation in a project “Oceans Past Platform” of the European Cooperation in Science and Technology Framework COST

Julia Lajus, an Associate Professor at the History Department and Senior Research Fellow, Center for Historical Research of the Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg, became a participant from Near Neighbour Countries in the project of the European network COST - Action IS1403 “Oceans Past Platform (OPP)”.