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.
On December 20, 2016, Julia Ivanova, leading research fellow of IGITI, and Pavel Sokolov, senior research fellow of IGITI, participated in the presentation of the book "Ad populum. Parlare alla pancia: retotica del populismo in Europa / a cura di Bruno Capaci e Gluditta Spassini."
On December 7, 2016, Herman Beyer-Thoma, chief editor of "Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas" and research fellow of the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg (Germany) delivered a masterclass "Electronic Reviewing on the Internet: Pro et Contra" for the students and faculties of HSE.
On December 1, Natalia Samutina participated in the international 'Dirt, Punk, Trash' workshop, organized by Amsterdam University in the framework of the project “Sublime Imperfections” (dr. Ellen Rutten).
On November 17-20, 2016, Irina Savelieva, Alexander Dmitriev, Boris Stepanov, and Oksana Zaporozhets took part in the 2016 ASEEES Conference held in Washington D. C. On November 17, they organized and participated in the roundtable "Internationalization of Social Science and Humanities in the History of Russian Science." Additionally, Oksana Zaporozhets was a speaker at the roundtable "Digital Landskapes of Russian Cities: E-governance, Mobility, Activism."