Thematic issue titled Russian Historians and Public History is focused on discussing public history in Russia.
Tag "research projects"
On 30 September - 1 October, the tenth, anniversary "Poletaev Readings" were held. Unlike previous conferences, they were not devoted to the history of the humanities and social sciences, but to the future of theoretical knowledge, in particular in connection with the development of big data. How can we talk about academic ethics and the moral economy of the university? How is the new digital age changing the way we think about the past? Three sections of the conference were devoted to these topics.Report on the first section
Aleksei Pleshkov took part in the international workshop « Change and Changemakers in Ancient Philosophy», organized by University of Siegen and University of Oxford
From 21 September to 1 October, the first conference of the Post-Socialist and Comparative Memory Studies Working Group ('PoSoCoMeS') of the Memory Studies Association
Daria Khlevnyuk, a postdoc fellow of the Institute and a co-founder of the PoSoCoMeS, took an active part in the conference's organization. The conference was attended by researchers of the Institute, Alisa Maksimova and Boris Stepanov.
We are happy to present to you the recording of our "global book talk" on May 29th, 2020: Travelling Microbes in Central Europe (with Katharina Kreuder-Sonnen and Katrin Steffen), during which we discussed Katharina’s book Wie man Mikroben auf Reisen schickt: Zirkulierendes bakteriologisches Wissen und die polnische Medizin 1885–1939 [How to Make Microbes Travel: Circulating bacteriological knowledge and the Polish Medicine 1885-1939] (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2018). The event was jointly hosted by IGITI and the web platform hps.cesee: History of Science in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe.
A new article by IGITI research fellow Jan Surman discusses the emergence of early forms of interdisciplinarity on the example of a 1900 debate about Polish chemical terminology.
Vladislav Yakovenko published an article in the journal "Problems of Social Hygiene, Healthcare and the History of Medicine" (in Russian).
A paper "Using dissertation reviews for studying academic conventions (Russia, late 19th – early 20th centuries)" by IGITI Research Assistant Ksenia Belik is out and available online.
On March 12, a seminar of IGITI Centre for University Studies was held. IGITI Chief Research Fellow and Professor of History at Indiana University Ben Eklof presented a paper "Seeing Like a State? Local Governance and State-Society Relations in Provincial Russia Through the Lens of the School". See the abstract.
Olga Vinogradova participated in the seminar "Methodological problems of modern science" at Moscow State University
Research Assistant of IGITI Olga Vinogradova took part in the seminar "Methodological problems of modern science: epistemology of scientific explanations", which was held on the 25th of February at the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University and was devoted to the problems of artificial intelligence.