Natalia Samutina, the leading research fellow and Head of the Research Centre for Contemporary Culture at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, has successfully finished teaching the first elective course on fan cultures and creative practices of online fan communities in a Russian university. The course has been attended by students from different faculties of Higher School of Economics and Moscow State University, as well as the lecturer’s colleagues who work in related research fields. The creation of this course has become possible thanks to the research project "Participatory Culture: Communities and Practices", and also thanks to cross-disciplinary productive atmosphere and organizational support of the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities, Higher School of Economics. Next time this course is scheduled for January 2019. Below you can see the annotation and the literature for the course.
On April 15, 2016, Sigurdur Gylfi Magnusson, professor at the University of Iceland, and István Szijártó, lecturer at the University of Budapest, reported on Microhistory: its Advantages and Limitations. The round table was organized by the IGITI and the Laboratory of Medieval Studies of the HSE School of History.
Irina Savelieva at the Meeting ‘The Traditions of Mediterranean Humanism and the Challenges of Our Times: the Frontiers of Humanity’
Irina Savelieva, Director of the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities took part in the meeting of the International PhD Programme ‘The Traditions of Mediterranean Humanism and the Challenges of Our Times: the Frontiers of Humanity’ that was held on June 9-10 in Warsaw.