On July 8, 2016, Irina Savelieva, director of IGITI, presented her paper Still Alive? Sociological Classics in Contemporary Historical Research at the conference 'Monuments, Relics, and Revivals' at Warsaw University. The paper focuses on sociological classics in historical research of the last 50 years.
Michael Gordin, professor of Prinston University, has published a new review of the books Russkie Professora (Russian Professors) by Elena Vishlenkova, Rufia Galiullina, and Kira Ilyina, as well as Soslovie Russkih Professorov (The Community of Russian Professors) by Elena Vishkenkova and Irina Savelieva (eds.) in the scholarly journal Kritika: Exploration in Russian and Eurasian History. We are very grateful to professor Gordin for the detailed analysis of our work.
Alexander Dmitriev, leading research fellow of IGITI, reported on Transfers within and on the Borders of Late Imperial Russia: Veselovsky, Lappo-Danilevsky and Beyond in École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris at the conference 'The Intersections of Russian History.'
On June 6, 2016, Andy Byford, senior lecturer of Durham University, reported on 'Children Study' as a Transnational Movement: Self-Representation of Russian and Soviet Pedology.
On June 3, 2016, Marina Mogilner, leading research fellow of IGITI, reported on The Purity of Race vs. Imperial Hybridness: Vladimir Jabotinsky against the Russian Empire.