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International Scientific Conference "S.L. Frank: Postrevolutionary Downfall of Idols"

International Scientific Conference "S.L. Frank: Postrevolutionary Downfall of Idols"
On November 23-24, 2017 the international scientific conference "S.L. Frank: Postrevolutionary Downfall of Idols", organized by the International Laboratory for the Study of Russian and European Intellectual Dialogue, was held

Alexander Dmitriev and Boris Stepanov took part in the Annual ASEEES Convention

Alexander Dmitriev and Boris Stepanov took part in the Annual ASEEES Convention
Leading Research Fellows of IGITI Alexander Dmitriev and Boris Stepanov took part in the Annual Convention of ASEEES (Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies), held in Chicago on November 9–12.

Alexey Kara-Murza and Olga Zhukova at the International Meeting "Cultural and Philosophical Relations of Florence and Russia".

Alexey Kara-Murza and Olga Zhukova at the International Meeting "Cultural and Philosophical Relations of Florence and Russia".
On November 13 - 18, the fifth philosophical readings dedicated to the topic "Cultural and Philosophical Relations of Florence and Russia" were held as part of the celebration of the World Philosophy Day at the University of Florence (Università degli studi di Firenze). The project was prepared by the Faculty of Humanities of the National Research University "Higher School of Economics" (the head of the delegation was the Dean of Faculty of Humanities Professor A.M. Rutkevich) jointly with the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences (the head of the delegation was Professor A.A. Kara-Murza, project coordinator was O.I. Kusenko) and the Department of Slavic Literature Università degli studi di Firenze (project director and scientific coordinator - Professor Marcello Gardzaniti).

Aleksei Pleshkov became a member of the Society for Philosophy of Time (SPoT)

Aleksei Pleshkov became a member of the Society for Philosophy of Time (SPoT)
Research fellow of IGITI Aleksei Pleshkov became a member of the Society for Philosophy of Time (SPoT). SPoT is a network for researches working on the philosophy of time. This includes the metaphysics of time, the nature of persistence through time as well as linguistic references to the present moment. SPoT explicitly encourages an interdisciplinary approach, including results from physics, psychology and linguistics.

International Conference 'Academic Revolutions?' Understanding Conceptual Renewal and Institutional Innovation in the Modern World

International Conference 'Academic Revolutions?' Understanding Conceptual Renewal and Institutional Innovation in the Modern World
On October 12-13 "'Academic Revolutions?' Understanding conceptual renewal and institutional innovation in the Modern World" conference was held in IGITI. The goal of the conference was to discuss issues in such fields as the history of natural and social sciences and humanities as well as contemporary sociology of knowledge and sociology of ideas in their application to changes in scientific outlook and academic practices since the early modern period, including the Big Science and the trends of the twenty-first century.

Riccardo Cucciolla – Pursuing Postdoctoral Studies on the History of Soviet Uzbekistan

On November 1, Riccardo Cucciolla began a postdoctoral fellowship at the HSE International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences. During his year at HSE, he intends to pursue a research project that follows from his dissertation entitled ‘The Crisis of Soviet Power in Central Asia: The Uzbek Cotton Affair (1975–1991)’, which he wrote while completing a PhD in Political History at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca in Lucca, Italy.

Alexander Girinsky took part in the program "Born after the USSR", dedicated to the historical role of Lenin

Research assistant of International Laboratory for the Study of Russian and European Intellectual Dialogue Alexander Girinsky took part in the program "Born after the USSR" on the radio "Svoboda" ("Freedom"), dedicated to the anniversary of the October Revolution.

Ilya Guryanov participated in a conference in Leuven

Ilya Guryanov participated in a conference in Leuven
Research Assistant of IGITI Ilya Guryanov participated in a conference "I Think, Therefore I Teach: Evolutions in Early Modern Education", held in University of Leuven, Belgium, on October 26-27. He presented a talk "Philosophizing Physicians Between Christian Wolff’s Philosophy and Rhetoric: the Case of 'Abhandlung von der Schönheit des menschlichen Körpers' (1746) by E.A. Nicolai".

Translation Studies Expert Speaks at School of Philology

On September 26 and 27, the HSE School of Philology hosted Professor Brian Baer of Kent University (Ohio, USA) for a lecture entitled ‘The Translator’s Biography in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia: Art, Politics, Identity’, followed by a workshop on ‘Teaching Translation Studies’. Following his lecture and workshop, Professor Baer spoke with the HSE News Service about his career as a translator, the role of the translator in society and his recommendations for international readers looking for exposure to Russian literature.

Our lab member at the V International Luria Memorial Congress

Our lab member Nikita Zmanovsky at the V International Luria Memorial Congress