Natalia Samutina, the leading research fellow and Head of the Research Centre for Contemporary Culture at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, has successfully finished teaching the first elective course on fan cultures and creative practices of online fan communities in a Russian university. The course has been attended by students from different faculties of Higher School of Economics and Moscow State University, as well as the lecturer’s colleagues who work in related research fields. The creation of this course has become possible thanks to the research project "Participatory Culture: Communities and Practices", and also thanks to cross-disciplinary productive atmosphere and organizational support of the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities, Higher School of Economics. Next time this course is scheduled for January 2019. Below you can see the annotation and the literature for the course.
Leading researchers from IGITI (Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities) have contributed to a collective monograph titled EroicaMente Vico. Medicina, vita civile e ragione poetica nel 'De Mente Heroica', which is dedicated to the legacy of Giambattista Vico.
Research Assistant Alisa Maximova has participated in a conference "The Spatial Turn and Its Implications on (In)Formal Learning Contexts" in Ruhr University Bochum (Germany). See the conference programme and Alisa Maximova's poster presentation.
Images of the University Corporation and their Uses in the Legal Rhetorics of the 13th–14th centuries. Paper by Dr Alexander Rusanov
On 27 February 2018 Dr Alexander Rusanov (HSE) presented his paper at the regular seminar 'Medium Aevum Symbolicum'.
On February 23 IGITI Research Assistant Elena Lisitsyna has participated in an international workshop "Hybridisation in Natural History? Materials and Texts Between Asia and Europe, 17th and 18th Centuries" in the University of Cologne. She presented a paper "The Production of Knowledge about Caspian Petroleum by J.J. Lerche (1708–1780)".
A paper by Ben Eklof and Tatiana Saburova "‘Remembrances of the Distant Past’: Generational Memory and the Collective Auto/Biography of Russian Populists in the Revolutionary Era" was published in "Slavonic and East European Review" (2018, Vol. 96, No. 1).
On February 23 Deputy director of IGITI Aleksei Pleshkov took part in the international workshop “Time after Time”, organized by the Society for Philosophy of Time at the University of Bonn.
Alexandra Kolesnik, Junior Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer at HSE’s Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities recently completed her post graduate studies in History and successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled ‘Historical representations in British popular musical culture of the 1960-1980s’. Here, Alexandra talks about her research into modern pop-culture.
Our new paper: "An eighteenth-century theme park: museum-reserve Tsaritsyno (Moscow) and the public culture of the post-Soviet metropolis" by Natalia Samutina and Boris Stepanov
A new paper on urban culture by Natalia Samutina and Boris Stepanov was published in journal "Urban History" (Vol. 45, Issue 1). The paper is titled "An eighteenth-century theme park: museum-reserve Tsaritsyno (Moscow) and the public culture of the post-Soviet metropolis" and discusses history of the Tsaritsyno Park in Moscow and museum-reserve. See the paper abstract.
Oksana Zaporozhets participated in the conference "Materie, Materialien, Methoden" at Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg
Leading research fellow of IGITI Oksana Zaporozhets took part in the conference "Materie, Materialien, Methoden", organised by the assosiation "NeueKulturgeographie". The conference held on January 26 at Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg.