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."
Tatiana Saburova, chief research fellow of IGITI, delivered a lecture at Princeton University "How Revolutionaries Became Photographers, Journalists, and Insurance Agents: History of Populism in Russia." The lecture was focused on the history of Narodnichestvo in Russia.
A new review of the book "The Community of Russian Professors" ("Soslovie Russkih Professorov") was published in the 6th volume of "Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas" (2016). The book was prepared by IGITI's research fellows and their colleagues from Russia and Europe, and published at HSE in 2013.
Elena Vishlenkova, deputy director of IGITI, and Tatiana Saburova, chief research fellow of IGITI, participated in the workshop "Why and How to Write a History of Photography in Russia/the USSR?"
Oksana Zaporozhets, leading research fellow of IGITI, participated in the conference "Life and Death in Russia" organized by Aleksanteri Insitute of the University of Helsinki. On October 26, she was a speaker in the section "Young People's Mundane (Every Day) Mobilizations, Solidarities, and Expressions in Public Space in Russia."
Volker Bialas, a famous German philosopher, wrote a review of the book "Sygkepleriazein. Schelling und die Kepler-Rezeption im 19. Jahrhundert" by Petr Rezvykh and Paul Ziche. The review was published in "Journal for the History of Astronomy."