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.
Sergei Zatravkin and Elena Vishlenkova issued the article in the Journal of the History of Science and Technology
Chief Research Fellows of IGITI Sergei Zatravkin and Elena Vishlenkova issued the article 'Early Soviet Medicine: digital and narrative utopies' in the 'Kwartalnik Historii nauki I techniki. Quarterly Journal of the History of Science and Technology' by Polish Academy of Sciences (2019, №4).
Elena Vishlenkova and Sergei Zatravkin issued the article 'Doctor’s narrative under the light of intellectual history: Kovno, 1827' in the journal 'Dialog so Vremenem' (2019, №6).
On 3-4 June 2019, International Workshop "Beyond Post-Truth: Media Landscapes in the 'Age of Insecurity'" took place in St. Petersburg. It was organised in collaboration with IGITI. We are glad to present a report on the event and video recordings of some talks.
A new article by Associate Professor of School of Sociology Oksana Zaporozhets and Senior Research Fellow of IGITI Alexandra Kolesnik was published in Journal of Cultural Geography (Vol. 37, Issue 1, 2020). The title of the article is "Music geography in Russia: non-auratic places and institutionalization 'in becoming'". The full text is available on the journal's website.
On 27 November, IGITI Leading Research Fellow Kirill Levinson presented a paper titled "One Expedition - Numerous Perceptions" at the Institute of European Studies at the University of Bremen (Germany).