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.
Research assistant Lizaveta Lysenka has published the working paper «Pesniary and the heritage discourses in Belarus».
Research assistant Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva has published the article "Rap and feminism: Fight against misogyny and female hip-hop issues".
Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva took part in the summer school «Gender History of Eastern Europe: Methods and Perspectives»
On July 3rd, Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva presented a paper during the summer school «Gender History of Eastern Europe: Methods and Perspectives».
On October 17, Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva took part in a conference "Usable Pasts V" on-line.
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.