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Book chapter
“’I hate cooking!': Emancipation and Patriarchy in Late Soviet Film”
In print

Irina Glushchenko.

In bk.: Seasoned Socialism: Gender and Food in Late Soviet Everyday Life. Indiana University Press, 2017.

Book chapter
Alexandre Koyré’s Essential Features of the Scientific Revolution
In print

Drozdova D.

In bk.: Hypotheses and Perspectives in the History and Philosophy of Science. Homage to Alexandre Koyré 1964–2014. Springer Verlag, 2017. Ch. 15.

On Threat

Haas A.

Crisis and Critique. 2017. Vol. 4. No. 1. P. 123-143.

Restricting Russians: Language and immigration laws in Soviet Latvia, 1956-1959
In print

Loader M.

Nationalities Papers: The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity. 2017.

Book chapter
In print

Lander Yu., Testelets Y.

In bk.: The Oxford Handbook of Polysynthesis. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Verba sonandi : Représentation linguistique des cris d’animaux

Presses Universitaires de Provence, 2017.

Digital Humanities – What Is It and Why Is It One of the Newest Revolutions in the Humanities?

The scientific landscape is changing before our eyes. Different sciences are becoming more and more intertwined with one another, and this sometimes creates quite unexpected combinations, such as the digital humanities. This field is developing rapidly, with conferences and summer schools now being held on the subject. In addition, HSE recently devoted an entire week to the Digital Humanities. But what is this field and why is it so important? 

Analysing History through Ego-documents

International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences, Higher School of Economics and The Friedrich Ebert Foundation held 'A Memory Revolution’: Soviet History Through the Lens of Personal Documents' in Moscow on 7-8 June, 2017. The conference brought together distinguished historians and sociologists from across the globe. Michael David-Fox, Professor of History, Georgetown University, and Academic Advisor of HSE International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences shares his reflections and considerations on the main topic and discussions at the conference and his own research

M.S. Kiseleva’s Presentation within the framework of the project "Anatomy of Philosophy: the Way Text Works" of the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences and F.M. Dostoevsky Library

On June 15, 2017, the chief research fellow of the IL for the Study of Russian and European Intellectual Dialogue M. S. Kiseleva took part in the project "Anatomy of Philosophy: the Way Text Works. Series "Repliki" of the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences and F.M. Dostoevsky Library.

'HSE students are not content with knowing things — they immediately want to solve linguistic problems'

Guglielmo Cinque is a professor of linguistics at the University of Venice and one of the most well-known European generativists. Recently he paid a week-long visit the HSE School of linguistics, and now shares his impressions of our students and staff, as well as of this year's weather in Moscow.

Irina Savelieva and Alexandra Kolesnik participated in the international conference on public history in Italy

Irina Savelieva, director of IGITI, and Alexandra Kolesnik, junior research fellow, participated in the annual conference on public history arranged by International Federation for Public History (IFPH-FIHP) and Italian Association of Public History (AIPH) on June 5-9, 2017, in Ravenna (Italy). Irina Savelieva reported on "Public History in Russia: Professional Work, Amateurism, a Hobby, or a ‘Star Fever’ of an Academic Historian?," while Alexandra Kolesnik spoke about "Performing History on Stage: Representations of the Past in British Heavy Metal." 

"A «Memory Revolution»: Soviet History through the Lens of Personal Documents": conference program

The conference will be held on 7-8 June. Organizers: International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences, National Research University – Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russian Federation) and The Friedrich Ebert Foundation.

Seeking Answers in Medieval Russian History

On May 31, Valerie Kivelson, Professor of History at the University of Michigan, will be delivering a seminar entitled ‘Visualizing Empire: Muscovite Images of Race’. Professor Kivelson is an expert in Medieval and early modern Russia, history of cartography, history of witchcraft, religion, and political culture, among other topics. She is the author of 'Desperate Magic: The Moral Economy of Witchcraft in Seventeenth Century Russia' and a guest editor of 'Witchcraft Casebook: Magic in Russia, Poland and Ukraine. 15-21st Centuries'.

Ellen Rutten, “Sincerity after Communism”: seminar and book presentation

On May 23, Prof. Ellen Rutten, Professor of Literature and Chair of the Department of Russian & Slavic Studies at the University of Amsterdam presented a paper based on her new book “Sincerity after Communism” (Yale University Press, 2017) at the Research Center for Contemporary Culture Academic Seminar. Seminar was organised by the Center together with research groop "Participatory culture: communities and practices".

Russian Sincerity Today – A Conversation with Professor Ellen Rutten

On May 23, Ellen Rutten, Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies at the University of Amsterdam, delivered a lecture at HSE on her new book, ‘Sincerity after Communism’. An expert on Slavonic literature and culture, Professor Rutten is involved in numerous projects, including the Digital Emotions group, Sublime Imperfections, and ‘Russian Literature’, a journal where she serves as editor-in-chief.

Workshop of Tatiana Shchedrina

On May 22, 2017 within the framework of the seminar "West and East: Universalism of Culture" of the International Laboratory for the Study of Russian and European Intellectual Dialogue there was a masterclass of prof. Tatyana Gennadievna Shchedrina.
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