Article "University scandals and the public sphere of Imperial Austria: the Wahrmund and Zimmermann affairs", written by IGITI Research Fellow Jan Surman, is available online in the European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire.
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.
Natalia Samutina, leading research fellow of IGITI, reported on "World-Building in Crossover Writing" at the international conference "Expanding Universes. Exploring Transmedial & Transfictional Ways of World-Building" held on September 23-25 in Krakow.
The working paper ‘Images of the Past in British Popular Music of the 1960s: ‘Relevant History’ of the Kinks’ by Alexandra Kolesnik, Research Assistant at the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities has been published. The author studies the historical imagery of British popular music in the1960s drawing on the example of the rock band ‘The Kinks’. Their interest in English folklore, musical and cultural traditions, widely known to the national audience, became an original reinterpretation of relevant events in England of the 1960s, and national history as a whole.
During the seminar ‘Going Digital: The Forms and Formats of the Medialization of Knowledge Inside and Outside of the Academia’ Oksana Zaporozhets, Leading Research Fellow at Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities and Ekaterina Lapina-Kratasyuk, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Communications, Media and Design presented their joint report ‘The Anthropology of Digital City As an Emerging Field: The Issues of Research and Teaching’.
On April 16-17 Olessia Kirtchik, Leading Research Fellow at the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities took part in the conference Conference ‘Talking about Economics in the Socialist World (1920s – 1980s)’, which took place at the Global Studies Institute at the University of Geneva (Switzerland). Her report was dedicated to ‘Circulation of the Concepts of Mathematical Economics between the West and the USSR’.
The working paper ‘The Scientific Study of Myth: Romantic Account of Symbolism and Mythology’ by Anastasia Shalaeva, Research Assistant at Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities was published in the series of working papers ‘Humanities’.