On October 2, 2020, Poletayev Readings 9¾ took place – annual conference of the Poletayev Institute for Humanitarian Historical and Theoretical Studies. We present a report by Elizaveta Lysenko, Alexander Mikhailovsky, and Ksenia Belik, and video recordings of the round table discussions.
IGITI Research Assistant Olga Vinogradova made a presentation within the framework of an international seminar on Progress and Innovative Ecosystems at the Catholic University of Lille (France).
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.
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.
On February 24, IGITI senior research fellow Alexandra Kolesnik participated in a conference "The industry of provocation and protest: contemporary Russian popular music", which was held in the Humboldt University of Berlin.