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Illustration for news: New preprint by Ksenia Belik

New preprint by Ksenia Belik

A paper "Using dissertation reviews for studying academic conventions (Russia, late 19th – early 20th centuries)" by IGITI Research Assistant Ksenia Belik is out and available online.

Illustration for news: Presentation by Ben Eklof in IGITI

Presentation by Ben Eklof in IGITI

On March 12, a seminar of IGITI Centre for University Studies was held. IGITI Chief Research Fellow and Professor of History at Indiana University Ben Eklof presented a paper "Seeing Like a State? Local Governance and State-Society Relations in Provincial Russia Through the Lens of the School". See the abstract.

Discovering Russia from the Inside and Out

At the end of February, the HSE IGITI Research Centre for Contemporary Culture hosted a roundtable entitled ‘Field Studies in Russia: A Country Familiar and Foreign’. Roundtable participants talked about field work methods and standards, research challenges, and ways to solve them. The participants also discussed the extent to which it is possible to apply international experiences and approaches to field work in Russia as well as ways to study Russia from within and without.

Illustration for news: A new article by Jan Surman

A new article by Jan Surman

New article of IGITI research fellow Jan Surman discusses the history of Habsburg philology as an "a-political" science. On the example of Theodor Gartner, Romance philologist whose work had a great influence on Ukrainian, Romanian and Rhaeto-Roman languages, Surman shows how mobility, research and politics were intertwined in the Habsburg Empire.

Illustration for news: Olga Vinogradova participated in the seminar "Methodological problems of modern science" at Moscow State University

Olga Vinogradova participated in the seminar "Methodological problems of modern science" at Moscow State University

Research Assistant of IGITI Olga Vinogradova took part in the seminar "Methodological problems of modern science: epistemology of scientific explanations", which was held on the 25th of February at the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University and was devoted to the problems of artificial intelligence.

Illustration for news: Alexandra Kolesnik took part in a conference on Russian popular music in Berlin

Alexandra Kolesnik took part in a conference on Russian popular music in Berlin

On February 24, IGITI senior research fellow Alexandra Kolesnik participated in a conference "The industry of provocation and protest: contemporary Russian popular music", which was held in the Humboldt University of Berlin.

Illustration for news: A new book by Michael Gordin

A new book by Michael Gordin

A new book by Michael Gordin, IGITI Chief Research Fellow and Princeton University Professor, was released by Princeton University Press. The book "Einstein in Bohemia" explores the period Albert Einstein spent in Prague, the capital of Bohemia, in 1911–1912.

Illustration for news: Jan Surman participated in a conference on German-Polish History

Jan Surman participated in a conference on German-Polish History

On 12-13 February Jan Surman participated in a conference "Polish-German History. A New Historiographical Field and its Contribution to the History of Europe", held in Paris. The conference was organised by the German Historical Institute in Paris and the Centre for Historical Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

Illustration for news: A new webpage of IGITI's Research Centre for Contemporary Culture

A new webpage of IGITI's Research Centre for Contemporary Culture

A new, updated English webpage of IGITI's Research Centre for Contemporary Culture is launched. You can follow recent news and announcements, read about research fellows' publications, current and past projects, events, and courses, and explore main research topics the centre is focused on.

Illustration for news: Olessia Kirtchik participated in a research seminar at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS, Paris)

Olessia Kirtchik participated in a research seminar at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS, Paris)

On January 15, IGITI leading research fellow Olessia Kirchik made a presentation at the seminar "L'Univers des choses soviétiques" (World of Soviet Things) of the Center for Russian, Caucasian and Central European Studies (CERCEC) in Paris.