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.
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)".