IGITI researchers have participated in the international conference "Cultural Transfer: History, Language, Society"
On May 23-25 in Tomsk, an international conference "Cultural Transfer: History, Language, Society" took place. The conference was organised by Tomsk State University and Conference of Rectors of Italian universities (CRUI) in cooperation with National Research University Higher School of Economics, National Research Novosibirsk State University, Ural Federal University, National Research Nizhniy Novgorod State University, University of Siena, University of Turin and University of Naples L’Orientale.
IGITI Research Fellow Rossen Djagalov has recently published two papers in English. First text is devoted to the socialist internationalism in literature, and the second one to the might have been Congress of Writers of the People's Democracies that were to be held in 1948.
On May 18-19 IGITI's Chief Research Fellow Elena Vishlenkova and Research Assistant Elena Lisitsyna have participated "On Land and Sea: Medical geography in the Russian empire (1770-1870)". The workshop was organised by Chair of Russian / Asian Studies (LMU Munich) in cooperation with The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies (GS OSES).
Junior research fellow Alexandra Kolesnik took part in a conference ‘Hard Wired VI: So far, so good…so what? Approaching the Metal Realities’, which was held on May 3–5, 2018 at the University of Siegen (Germany). Alexandra presented a paper ‘Russian Heavy Metal Fandom and Post-Soviet Reality’. See the conference programme.
On April 6-7 IGITI's Leading Research Fellow Olessia Kirtchik took part in the annual conference of the Center for the History of Political Economy, at Duke University. This year, conference was organised by Till Düppe and Ivan Boldyrev, and it's title was "Economic Knowledge in Socialism".
Julia Ivanova and Pavel Sokolov participated in a conference dedicated to the 350th anniversary of Giambattista Vico
On April 17-18 research fellows of IGITI's Center for the History of Text and Language Studies Julia Ivanova and Pavel Sokolov took part in an international conference "Vico and after: fragments of antiquity, passing of centuries, new sciences" (Vico e oltre: Frantumi di antichità, scorsa di secoli, nuove scienze). The conference was organised by the University of Eastern Piedmont Amedeo Avogadro and was dedicated to the 350th anniversary of Neapolitan philosopher Giambattista Vico (1668-1744).
On April 16-20 in Perm State University an international school "The City in the Spotlight. Methodological and Epistemological Challenges for Studying Urban Governance" was held. The school was organised by The Centre for Comparative History and Political Studies (Perm) and Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde (Leipzig).
On April 2, official award ceremony was held to celebrate staff of Higher School of Economics with "Aknowledgement" medals. Leading research fellows of IGITI Natalia Samutina and Julia Ivanova were awarded with "Aknowledgement — 15 years of successful work" and "Aknowledgement — 10 years of successful work" medals. See photo report from the ceremony.
Paper by Senior Research Fellow of IGITI Alexander Rusanov, "Locus Studii: Spatial Concepts In The First Iberian Universities (XIII-XIV cc.)", was published in a Spanish journal HSE Social and Education History (2018. Vol 7. No 1). Full text is available on a journal's website.
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.