The research project "On Land and Sea: Medical Geography in the Russian Empire, 1770-1870" aimed to study the history of circulation and production of medical-geographical knowledge and the history of health care in the Russian Empire in transnational and local perspectives. The project participants focused their research on 1) the infrastructure of medical activity; 2) medical and geographic ideas and forms of their presentation; and 3) the participation of medicine in the ordering, stabilization, and conceptualization of the empire and the space beyond its frontiers.
The project was conducted over three years (2019-2021). It was supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Russian Scientific Foundation (RSF) and led by Professors Elena Vishlenkova (NRU HSE, Moscow) and Andreas Renner (Ludwig Maximilian University Munich).
Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the seminar of the Russian Museum of Medicine
The Journal of European Education published an article by S.N. Zatravkin and E.A. Vishlenkova "A Ghost Textbook on the History of Medicine: A Case Study of the Legacy of a Stalinist Scholarly Canon"
The article "The Health of Population and Social Stratification in N.A. Semashko’s Publicistic Writing (1918–1928)" by V.A. Yakovenko was published
Vladislav Yakovenko and Pavel Vasiliev organized a student project to work with the medical archives of Moscow and St. Petersburg
The project member Elena Lisitsyna took part in the conference "Science, Politics and Piety: New Research on Reciprocal Relations between
Halle and Russia in the Long Eighteenth Century", which was held on-line on October 8–9 by Frankesche Stiftungen in Halle (Saale), Germany
Elena Vishlenkova and Sergey Zatravkin published an article "Quarantines and Sanitary Conventions of Russia with the Northern Maritime Powers (first third of the 19th century)"
A new article by the project participant Elena Lisitsyna provides a case study on the production of knowledge about crude oil as a medical resource by a Prussian physician J.J. Lerche in the18th-century Russian Empire
Russian Museum of Medicine invites to a meeting of the regular seminar "Publish or Perish"