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Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities

Publications
Article
Eunomius and Gregory of Nyssa on the Principle of ‘the More and the Less’ and Its Application to the Category of Substance

Biriukov D.

Scrinium: Journal of Patrology and Critical Hagiography. 2018. Vol. 14. No. 1. P. 467-475.

Book chapter
‘Remembrances of a Distant Past’: Generational Memory and the Collective Auto/Biography of Russian Populists in the Revolutionary Era

Saburova T., Eklof B.

In bk.: Writing Russian Lives. The Poetics and Politics of Biography in Modern Russian Culture. L.: University College London, 2018. P. 67-93.

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: An article by Jan Surman was published in the History of Science journal

An article by Jan Surman was published in the History of Science journal

Article "Science and Terminology in-between Empires: Ukrainian Science in a Search for its Language in the nineteenth century", written by IGITI Research Fellow Jan Surman, is available online in the History of Science journal.

Illustration for news: The VII Andrey Poletayev Memorial Readings: "Geography of Knowledge: Map and Territory"

The VII Andrey Poletayev Memorial Readings: "Geography of Knowledge: Map and Territory"

On October 2, Poletayev Readings took place in IGITI. It is an annual conference of IGITI, held in early autumn in memory of the founder of the Institute Andrey Poletaev (1952–2010). Poletayev Readings has become a tradition for the Instutute and a great place to reflect on ongoing research, to discuss current problems and to plan future projects.

Illustration for news: An article by Jan Surman was published in "European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire"

An article by Jan Surman was published in "European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire"

Article "University scandals and the public sphere of Imperial Austria: the Wahrmund and Zimmermann affairs", written by IGITI Research Fellow Jan Surman, is available online in the European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire.

Illustration for news: Julia Kamaeva participated in a workshop in Prague

Julia Kamaeva participated in a workshop in Prague

IGITI Research Assistant Julia Kamaeva took part in the workshop "Commodification of History: The Past as Source of Entertainment and Commerce", held on September 14-15 in Prague.

Illustration for news: Alexander Rusanov participated in the conference on the history of universities in France

Alexander Rusanov participated in the conference on the history of universities in France

Senior Research Fellow of IGITI Alexander Rusanov took part in the international conference "Exams, degrees and diplomas: Evaluating abilities in univerities from the 12 century to today" (Examens, grades et diplômes – La validation des compétences par les universités du xiie siècle à nos jours).