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Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities

Publications
Book
Female Rulers. Portraits of Power.

Kamenskii A. B.

Stockholm: Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation, 2017.

Article
Locus Studii: Spatial Concepts In The First Iberian Universities (XIII-XIV cc.) In print

Rusanov A. V.

HSE Social and Education History. 2018. No. 1. P. 55-77.

Book chapter
Honor and Dishonor in Eighteenth-Century Russia

Kamenskii A. B.

In bk.: Seeing Muscovy Anew: Politics— Institutions—Culture. Essays in Honor of Nancy Shields Kollmann. Bloomington: Slavica Publishers, 2017. Ch. 8. P. 263-272.

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.

Our new paper: "An eighteenth-century theme park: museum-reserve Tsaritsyno (Moscow) and the public culture of the post-Soviet metropolis" by Natalia Samutina and Boris Stepanov

A new paper on urban culture by Natalia Samutina and Boris Stepanov was published in journal "Urban History" (Vol. 45, Issue 1). The paper is titled "An eighteenth-century theme park: museum-reserve Tsaritsyno (Moscow) and the public culture of the post-Soviet metropolis" and discusses history of the Tsaritsyno Park in Moscow and museum-reserve. See the paper abstract.

Oksana Zaporozhets participated in the conference "Materie, Materialien, Methoden" at Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg

Leading research fellow of IGITI Oksana Zaporozhets took part in the conference "Materie, Materialien, Methoden", organised by the assosiation "NeueKulturgeographie". The conference held on January 26 at Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg. 

Serge Noiret have presented at research seminars of IGITI

Professor at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy), the President and one of the founders of the International Federation for Public History (IFPH-FIHP) Serge Noiret have delivered two talks at IGITI on December 8. We present video recording and report on the lectures.

Alexander Dmitriev and Boris Stepanov took part in the Annual ASEEES Convention

Leading Research Fellows of IGITI Alexander Dmitriev and Boris Stepanov took part in the Annual Convention of ASEEES (Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies), held in Chicago on November 9–12.

Julia Ivanova and Pavel Sokolov have participated in workshop in Queen Mary University of London

IGITI researchers Julia Ivanova and Pavel Sokolov participated in the international workshop "Language, Foreignness, Openness: Three Disciplinary Perspectives", held in Queen Mary University of London on November 17–18. Julia Ivanova presented a paper on "Linguis loquentur novis: Plurality of Languages аs a Malediction аnd a Way to Salvation", and Pavel Sokolov has dedicated his talk to "Antonio Genovesi (1712–1769): The Study of Modern Languages as a Foundation Stone of the National Common Sense".