IGITI Research Assistant Elena Lisitsyna took part in the conference "Russian Science in the European Context in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century", which was held on November 12–13, 2019 in the Russian National Library, St. Petersburg.
Andrei Ilyin has published preprint "From Sentimentalism to the "Great Reforms": Alexander Herzen and Emotional Regimes of the Russian Empire" in the "Humanities" working paper series of HSE Basic Research Program. The text is available on HSE website.
On September 26–28, a Summer School for paleography and autobiography studies was organised by IGITI and German Historical Institute in Moscow (DHI).
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.
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.