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Illustration for news: Kirill Levinson was awarded the Merk Translation Prize

Kirill Levinson was awarded the Merk Translation Prize

Kirill Levinson, leading research fellow of IGITI, was awarded the Merk Translation Prize for translating selected articles from Reinhart Koselleck's Geschichtliche Grundbegriffe published in Russian by the New Literaty Observer under the title of "Dictionary of Basic Historical Concepts" in 2014.

Illustration for news: Natalia Samutina participated in the International Conference "Expanding Universes. Exploring Transmedial & Transfictional Ways of World-Building"

Natalia Samutina participated in the International Conference "Expanding Universes. Exploring Transmedial & Transfictional Ways of World-Building"

Natalia Samutina, leading research fellow of IGITI, reported on "World-Building in Crossover Writing" at the international conference "Expanding Universes. Exploring Transmedial & Transfictional Ways of World-Building" held on September 23-25 in Krakow.

Vladislav Staf at Yad Vashem

Vladislav Staf, research intern of IGITI, participated in an international summer school arranged by the World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Yad Vashem. The school took place in Jerusalem on September 18-22. It was devoted to the Holocaust on the occupied territories of the Soviet Union during World War II.

Illustration for news: Andrey Poletayev Memorial Readings

Andrey Poletayev Memorial Readings

On September 9, 2016, VI Poletayev Memorial Readings entitled "Natual Sciences and Humanities: New Interaction (Dis)Order" were held at the Higher School of Economics. Among the participants were two guest speakers: Karl Hall from Central European University (Budapest) and Kornelius Borck from Lübeck University (Lübeck).

Illustration for news: A new paper by Julia Ivanova and Pavel Sokolov

A new paper by Julia Ivanova and Pavel Sokolov

The paper by Julia Ivanova, leading research fellow of IGITI, and Pavel Sokolov, senior research fellow of IGITI, "Giambattista Vico's Biblical Scholarship Giants as 'Translators' of the Gentile Sociability" was published in Synthesis Philosophica. The full text is available on the journal's website.

Illustration for news: Galin Tikhanov's lecture for M.A. students

Galin Tikhanov's lecture for M.A. students

On September 6, 2016, Galin Tikhanov, professor at Queen Mary University, delivered his lecture on "What does Comparative Literature Compare?" for M.A. students of the School of History.

Illustration for news: Irina Savelieva has visited Warsaw University

Irina Savelieva has visited Warsaw University

On July 8, 2016, Irina Savelieva, director of IGITI, presented her paper "Still Alive? Sociological Classics in Contemporary Historical Research" at the conference "Monuments, Relics, and Revivals" at Warsaw University. The paper focuses on sociological classics in historical research of the last 50 years.

Illustration for news: A New Reveiew of IGITI books by Michael Gordin

A New Reveiew of IGITI books by Michael Gordin

Michael Gordin, professor of Prinston University, has published a new review of the books Russkie Professora (Russian Professors) by Elena Vishlenkova, Rufia Galiullina, and Kira Ilyina, as well as Soslovie Russkih Professorov (The Community of Russian Professors) by Elena Vishkenkova and Irina Savelieva (eds.) in the scholarly journal Kritika: Exploration in Russian and Eurasian History. We are very grateful to professor Gordin for the detailed analysis of our work.

Alexander Dmitriev's Report in École des hautes études en sciences sociales

Alexander Dmitriev, leading research fellow of IGITI, reported on Transfers within and on the Borders of Late Imperial Russia: Veselovsky, Lappo-Danilevsky and Beyond in École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris at the conference 'The Intersections of Russian History.' 

Illustration for news: Andy Byford on the Self-Representation of Russian and Soviet Pedology

Andy Byford on the Self-Representation of Russian and Soviet Pedology

On June 6, 2016, Andy Byford, senior lecturer of Durham University, reported on 'Children Study' as a Transnational Movement: Self-Representation of Russian and Soviet Pedology.