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.
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, 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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.'
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.