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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.

Irina M. Savelieva
Academic Advisor

Aleksei A. Pleshkov
Director

Boris Stepanov
Deputy Director

News

IGITI Senior Researcher Alexandra Kolesnik, Research Fellow Alisa Maksimova, and Research Assistant Elizaveta Lysenko took part in the international conference "Worlds of Imagination: Media, place and tourism in today's global world", organized online on April 7-9, 2021 by Erasmus University of Rotterdam.
April 10
On March 23, IGITI Research Assistant Olga Vinogradova made a presentation at the international online conference "Tour du Monde destination l'Asie / World Tour Destination Asia", organized by the Catholic University of Lille (France) with the participation of Stanford University, the University of Strasbourg and other partners.
March 30
The international conference was held online on March 10-12. It was organised by the European Sociological Association's Sociology of Culture research network (RN7) and University of Helsinki.
March 15
The article “Time as a Political Resource: Early Greek Thought and Plato’s Philosophy of Time” by the director of Poletayev Institute, Aleksei Pleshkov, was published in the journal “In Gremium. Studies in History, Culture and Politics” (No 14, 2020).

December 24, 2020
IGITI Junior Research Fellow Alisa Maximova took part in international online symposium “Making History Together: Public Participation in Museums”. The event took place on 15 December 2020 and was organised by The Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH).
December 17, 2020
Research assistant Lizaveta Lysenka has published the working paper «Pesniary and the heritage discourses in Belarus». 
November 17, 2020
Research assistant Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva has published the article "Rap and feminism: Fight against misogyny and female hip-hop issues".
November 08, 2020
On July 3rd, Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva presented a paper during the summer school «Gender History of Eastern Europe: Methods and Perspectives».
November 02, 2020
On October 17, Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva took part in a conference "Usable Pasts V" on-line.
November 02, 2020
On October 2, 2020, Poletayev Readings 9¾ took place – annual conference of the Poletayev Institute for Humanitarian Historical and Theoretical Studies. We present a report by Elizaveta Lysenko, Alexander Mikhailovsky, and Ksenia Belik, and video recordings of the round table discussions.
October 20, 2020