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Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities

Publications
Book chapter
Literary Monopolists and the Forging of the Post-WWII People’s Republic of Letters

Djagalov R.

In bk.: Socialist Realism in Central and Eastern European Literatures under Stalin: Institutions, Dynamics, Discourses. L.: Anthem Press, 2018. Ch. 2. P. 25-37.

Working paper
Wolffian Philosophy as Rhetoric in “An essay on the beauty of human body” (1746) by E.A. Nicolai

Guryanov I.

Humanities. HUM. Basic Research Programme, 2017

Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities (Russian acronym — IGITI) is a unique place in the Russian Academia as it carries out research in a wide range of humanities regarding their history and contemporary issues as interrelated elements, forming a coherent picture. The Institute carries out fundamental and applied research, provides expert analytics services and extensive teaching. The mission of the Institute is to provide a professional and creative intellectual environment for fruitful work of researchers in the fields of the history and sociology of knowledge, university studies, and studies in contemporary culture.

Illustration for news: Christian Fleck has participated in conferences in Vienna

Christian Fleck has participated in conferences in Vienna

IGITI Chief Research Fellow Christian Fleck has participated in two conferences in Vienna: "Social Sciences as Society Organization: Diagnosis, Reflection, Anticipation" (Sozialwissenschaften als Gesellschaftsgestaltung: Diagnose, Reflexion, Antizipation) and "Edgar Zilsel and Critique of Geniereligion" (Edgar Zilsel und die Kritik der Geniereligion). See the conferences' programmes and presentations.

Illustration for news: International conference "Soviet States and Beyond"

International conference "Soviet States and Beyond"

On June 21-22 international conference "Soviet States and Beyond: Political Epistemologies of/and Marxism 1917-1945-1968" was held at IGITI. The conference was focused on the political epistemology of intellectuals, primarily scholars working in the field of humanities and sciences, as well as artists and writers.

Illustration for news: IGITI Research Fellows took part in a convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES)

IGITI Research Fellows took part in a convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES)

Alexander Dmitriev, Kirill Levinson, and Boris Stepanov have participated in an anniversary convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), which was held in Boston on December 6-9.

Illustration for news: Natalia Nikiforova participated in an international conference in Saint Petersburg

Natalia Nikiforova participated in an international conference in Saint Petersburg

Research Fellow of IGITI Natalia Nikiforova participated in the International Conference “Professional Culture of the Specialist of the Future”, that took place in Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University, 28 – 30 November 2018.

Illustration for news: Jan Surman has participated in academic events in Frankfurt and Budapest

Jan Surman has participated in academic events in Frankfurt and Budapest

IGITI Research Fellow Jan Surman took part in a conference “Problems of Scientific Freedom in Modern and Contemporary History” in Frankfurt (November 2-3), “Academic Freedom in Historical Perspective – Anniversary Conference of the European Review of History” in Budapest (8-10 November), and a series of public lectures on recent research in Habsburg history at CEU, Budapest.