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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). 

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.

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.

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).

Vladislav Staf took part in a conference of International Federation for Public History

Vladislav Staf took part in a conference of International Federation for Public History
Vladislav Staf participated in the 5th annual conference of International Federation for Public History (IFPH), which took place on August 21-24 in the School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities of the University of Sao Paulo (EACH — USP), Sao Paulo, Brazil. Vladislav presented a paper "Gulag history in camp museums of the region of Perm: some narratives of human rights defenders and prison guards" in the "Difficult Heritage" session.

Aleksei Pleshkov participated in the 26th International Conference "The Universe of Platonic Thought"

Aleksei Pleshkov participated in the 26th International Conference "The Universe of Platonic Thought"
Deputy Director of IGITI Aleksei Pleshkov took part in the 26th International Conference "The Universe of Platonic Thought. Plato’s Heritage from a Historical View: Intellectual Transformations and New Research Strategies", held on September 13–15 in Saint Petersburg.

Irina Savelieva participated in the conference "The Risk of Freedom"

Irina Savelieva participated in the conference "The Risk of Freedom"
The head of IGITI Irina Savelieva has participated in the conference "The Risk of Freedom", organized by the University of Warsaw.

Fans, communities, audiences: how we study participatory cultures

Fans, communities, audiences: how we study participatory cultures
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.

Dr Mark Duffett wrote a post about the international conference "Challenges of Participatory Culture: Methodologies and Perspectives of Research"

Dr Mark Duffett wrote a post about the international conference "Challenges of Participatory Culture: Methodologies and Perspectives of Research"
On May 12-13, IGITI Research Centre for Contemporary Culture held an international conference "Challenges of Participatory Culture: Methodologies and Perspectives of Research". Social scientists and scholars from the US and Europe met at the Higher School of Economics and discussed theoretical issues and research methods of the phenomenon of 'participatory culture', as well as different aspects of contemporary culture – fanfiction, street art, musical fandoms, etc. Dr Mark Duffett (University of Chester, UK) wrote a post about the conference.

How Are Human Sciences and Sociology and the Humanities Related? The Debate Continues

The Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities (IGITI) held an international conference on 29-30 October 2015 on ‘Biological Concepts, Models, and Metaphors in Social and Human Sciences’. For two days, Russian, European and American researchers discussed the relations between social sciences and the humanities and various life sciences. This topic arises largely in the light of the recent boom in genetics, medicine and biology which have led academics to reconsider previous concepts of boundaries and connections between disciplines.