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Illustration for news: Ellen Rutten's interview in HSE News

Ellen Rutten's interview in HSE News

In September, IGITI Research Centre for Contemporary Culture held a seminar ‘Analysing “informal” practices in (digital) cultural economies’. The talk was presented by Dr Ellen Rutten, Professor of Literature at the University of Amsterdam. See an interview with HSE News, in which Dr Rutten spoke about Sublime Imperfections project, her other current research work, and ongoing collaboration with HSE and IGITI.

Illustration for news: A new article by Christian Fleck is out in the Austrian Journal of Historical Studies

A new article by Christian Fleck is out in the Austrian Journal of Historical Studies

A new article by IGITI Chief Reseach Fellow Christian Fleck on social democracy was published in the Austrian Journal of Historical Studies (Österreichische Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaften). See the abstract.

Illustration for news: Oksana Zaporozhets took part in a conference in Berlin

Oksana Zaporozhets took part in a conference in Berlin

Leading Research Fellow of IGITI Oksana Zaporozhets participated in a conference "Urban Activism and the Development of Civil Society in the Russian Federation", held on October 12-13 in Berlin.

Illustration for news: Natalia Nikiforova participated in the international workshop in Saint Petersburg

Natalia Nikiforova participated in the international workshop in Saint Petersburg

Research Fellow of IGITI Natalia Nikiforova participated in the international workshop “Philosophy and Technology in Pre- and Post-Revolutionary Petersburg (1866-1932)”, held by the Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University and Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany) in Saint-Petersburg (26 – 29 September 2018). 

Illustration for news: An article by Jan Surman was published in the History of Science journal

An article by Jan Surman was published in the History of Science journal

Article "Science and Terminology in-between Empires: Ukrainian Science in a Search for its Language in the nineteenth century", written by IGITI Research Fellow Jan Surman, is available online in the History of Science journal.

Illustration for news: The VII Andrey Poletayev Memorial Readings: "Geography of Knowledge: Map and Territory"

The VII Andrey Poletayev Memorial Readings: "Geography of Knowledge: Map and Territory"

On October 2, Poletayev Readings took place in IGITI. It is an annual conference of IGITI, held in early autumn in memory of the founder of the Institute Andrey Poletaev (1952–2010). Poletayev Readings has become a tradition for the Instutute and a great place to reflect on ongoing research, to discuss current problems and to plan future projects.

Illustration for news: An article by Jan Surman was published in "European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire"

An article by Jan Surman was published in "European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire"

Article "University scandals and the public sphere of Imperial Austria: the Wahrmund and Zimmermann affairs", written by IGITI Research Fellow Jan Surman, is available online in the European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire.

Illustration for news: Julia Kamaeva participated in a workshop in Prague

Julia Kamaeva participated in a workshop in Prague

IGITI Research Assistant Julia Kamaeva took part in the workshop "Commodification of History: The Past as Source of Entertainment and Commerce", held on September 14-15 in Prague.

Illustration for news: Alexander Rusanov participated in the conference on the history of universities in France

Alexander Rusanov participated in the conference on the history of universities in France

Senior Research Fellow of IGITI Alexander Rusanov took part in the international conference "Exams, degrees and diplomas: Evaluating abilities in univerities from the 12 century to today" (Examens, grades et diplômes – La validation des compétences par les universités du xiie siècle à nos jours).

Illustration for news: Natalia Samutina participated in the international conference on manga in Stockholm

Natalia Samutina participated in the international conference on manga in Stockholm

At the invitation of the organizers Natalia Samutina participated in the international conference "Manga, Comics and Japan: Area Studies as Media Studies", which was held in Stockholm on September 6-8. The conference, organized by Professor Jaqueline Berndt, brought together contemporary researchers of manga from around the world. Natalia Samutina's presentation was devoted to the problems of interpreting manga in international readers' communities, including Russian-speaking communities, and was intended to emphasize the role of co-ownership cultures in the contemporary development of manga as a reading space. See the conference program and paper abstracts.