Mikhail Dolbilov's report "Political Loyalty in the Russian Empire – Allegiance or Loyalty? A Case of Peoples' Panegyrics to a Monarch (1861-1884)"
On March 21, 2017, Mikhail Dolbilov, associate professor at Maryland University (USA), reported on "Political Loyalty in the Russian Empire – Allegiance or Loyalty? A Case of Peoples' Panegyrics to a Monarch (1861-1884)." Using cultural and political history, as well as the history of emotions, Dolbilov focused on the ways in which political loyalty in the Russian Empire was maintained, negotiated, expressed, and experienced.
On March 24, 2017, Julia Leikina, Ph.D., a research fellow at University College London, talked about how scholarly reviews can help in establishing a sub-discipline. She used the naval history of eighteenth-century Russia as an example.
Alexey Pleshov, junior research fellow of IGITI, has published a paper "Plato's Theory of Language: the Isomorphism of Kosmos and Logos in the Timaeus" (vol. 91, 2017).
Irina Savelieva, director of IGITI, and Alexei Rutkevich, dean of the HSE Faculty of Humanities, came to Warsaw University to negotiate for future collaboration between HSE and the Faculty of Artes Liberales.
On March 1, 2017, Barbara Martin, Ph.D., a historian from Geneva, reported on "'Loyal Dissident?' The Paradoxes of Social and Political Activity of Roy Medvedev (1964-1991)."
Julia Ivanova and Pavel Sokolov participated in Premio Vico 2017. Premio Vico is an Italian annual competition among high-school students devoted to the legacy of philosopher Giambattista Vico (1668-1744). This year the theme of the competition was Vico's work "De mente heroica" (1732).
The paper "The Post-Romantic Syndrome: Reflections on Work, Wealth, and Trade from Adam Müller to Ernst Jünger" by Galin Tikhanov, chief research fellow of IGITI, was published in the 39th volume of "Primerjalna Knjizevnost" journal of 2016.
This video archive contains all academic activities arranged by IGITI in 2016.
Kirill Levinson, leading research fellow of IGITI, has published a new working paper "Changing Historical Cultures, Changing Appraisals of Baltic Germans’ Place in Latvia’s History" (141/HUM/2016) in the "Humanities" series.
The paper "The State of Health: Balancing Power, Resources, and Expertise and the Birth of the Medical Profession in the Russian Empire" by Elena Vishlenova, deputy director of IGITI, has been published in the 3rd issue of "Ab Imperio" of 2016. The paper focuses on shaping medical profession in Russia, which took place in the first third of the nineteenth century.