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Illustration for news: Jan Surman took part in a conference in Vienna

Jan Surman took part in a conference in Vienna

On 10 October 2019 IGITI research fellow Jan Surman took part in the round-table "Habsburg Knowledge Initiative: Central Europe in Historical Perspective" at the conference "Empire of Circulation: Habsburg Knowledge in its Global Settings" (IKT Annual Conference 2019, Vienna).

Illustration for news: Boris Stepanov participated in a round table discussion at the University of Ljubljana

Boris Stepanov participated in a round table discussion at the University of Ljubljana

On October 16 Deputy Director of IGITI Boris Stepanov took part in a round table discussion "New Histories – Old Futures: Cultural Studies and Post-Communist Europe", organized by the Department of Cultural Studies of the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia).

Illustration for news: New article by Elena Vishlenkova and Sergey Zatravkin

New article by Elena Vishlenkova and Sergey Zatravkin

A new article by chief research fellows of IGITI Elena Vishlenkova and Sergey Zatravkin was published in the Quarterly Journal of the History of Science and Technology (№2, 2019). The title of the article is "Polish medicine in the Russian Empire in the first third of the 19th century". The full text is available on the journal's website.

Illustration for news: Summer School for paleography and autobiography studies

Summer School for paleography and autobiography studies

On September 26–28, a Summer School for paleography and autobiography studies was organised by IGITI and German Historical Institute in Moscow (DHI).

Illustration for news: Elena Lisitsyna and Vladislav Yakovenko took part in the summer school in Tyumen

Elena Lisitsyna and Vladislav Yakovenko took part in the summer school in Tyumen

IGITI Research Assistants and members of the team of the project "On Land and Sea: Medical geography in the Russian empire (1770–1870)" Elena Lisitsyna and Vladislav Yakovenko took part in the summer school “Russian Empire / Soviet Union Through the Lens of Global and New Imperial Histories”, held in Tyumen State University on June 30 - July 5.

Illustration for news: "Sound and Identity in Stalin's Gulag": presentation of Gabrielle Cornish

"Sound and Identity in Stalin's Gulag": presentation of Gabrielle Cornish

On September 13, Gabrielle Cornish, PhD Candidate in Musicology, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, gave a lecture "Sound and Identity in Stalin's Gulag" at the Research Center for Contemporary Culture Academic Seminar.

Illustration for news: Galin Tihanov presented a talk "Scales of Comparison: The Rise of Comparative Literature and the Return of 'World Literature'"

Galin Tihanov presented a talk "Scales of Comparison: The Rise of Comparative Literature and the Return of 'World Literature'"

On September 6, a lecture by IGITI Chief Research Fellow and George Steiner Professor of Comparative Literature at Queen Mary University of London Galin Tihanov was held at the Higher School of Economics. See the abstract and photos of the event.

Illustration for news: A new book by Galin Tihanov

A new book by Galin Tihanov

New monograph by IGITI Chief Research Fellow Galin Tihanov "The Birth and Death of Literary Theory. Regimes of Relevance in Russia and Beyond" has been published by Stanford University Press. See the abstract.

Illustration for news: Kirill Levinson participated in an international conference in Canada

Kirill Levinson participated in an international conference in Canada

Leading Research Fellow of IGITI Kirill Levinson took part in the conference "Take Back Aging: Power, Critique, Imagination". It was a joint international conference of the North American and European Networks in Aging Studies hosted by the Trent Centre for Aging & Society, Trent University, Peterborough, Canada. Kirill Levinson presented a paper "Changes in the Soviet Academia’s Age-Related Personnel Policies During the Cold War." See the programme and abstract.

Illustration for news: Article by Dmitry Biriukov was published in "Scrinium"

Article by Dmitry Biriukov was published in "Scrinium"

Article by Dmitry Biriukov titled "Penetration of Fire into Iron: The Sense and the Usage Mode of This Metaphor for Description of Theosis in the Byzantine Theological Literature" was published in "Scrinium. Journal of Patrology and Critical Hagiography" (Vol. 15, 2019). The text is accessible online.