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Tatiana Y. Borisova

  • Tatiana Y. Borisova has been at HSE University since 2012.

Education and Degrees

  • 2017

    University of Turku
    Thesis Title: ”The Emergence of the Legality Tradition in Russia, 1800-1918”

  • 2006

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in National History
    RAS Institute of History in Saint Petersburg
    Thesis Title: The Digest of Laws of the Russian Empire in 1905-1917: Ideological and Political Struggle for Codification

  • 2001

    Master's in History
    European University in St. Petersburg

  • 2000

    Saint Petersburg State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

2018 — 2019 Princeton University, Davis Fellow https://history.princeton.edu/people/tatiana-borisova

2015 – 2016 Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Fellow

2015 – Berg Institute of Legal History, Tel Aviv University, Fellow

2014 – New York University Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, Fellow

2012 – Köne foundation fellowship, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies

2012 – Centre for Socio–Legal Studies, Oxford University, short term visiting researcher

2011 – Open Society Institute’s (OSI) Higher Education Support Program (HESP) Fellow

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2022, 2017, 2015

Young Faculty Support Program (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "Future Professoriate" (2011-2012)

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

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Courses (2017/2018)


Timetable for today

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Champagne and Unsanitary Conditions: Trade in Siberia 150 Years Ago

The increasing application of law in various spheres of life in the Russian empire promoted trade regulation and influenced everyday trade practices—even in remote regions. Tradespeople, in turn, tried to limit the application of new regulations while using laws to serve their own interests. HSE University has hosted a seminar on trade in Siberia in the second half of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Five years of the Summer School by History Department “Topography of imperial power: the political and cultural space of St. Petersburg”

The summer school of the HSE’s Department of History, St. Petersburg, with the support of the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD, was held for the fifth time this year and attracted an international group of students from Germany and the USA to participate.

Exploring Political and Cultural Space of St Petersburg through the Summer School 'Topography of Imperial Power'

On a grey autumn day, it is always nice to warm up by reliving memories of summer adventures. This year, the balmy weather did not leave our city till mid-October, and a summer mood also lingered at HSE University – St Petersburg with the IV International Summer School 'The Topography of Imperial Power: Political and Cultural Space of Saint Petersburg' which ran from September 11 till October 2, 2018.

New Double Degree Postgraduate Programme in History

HSE University in St. Petersburg and University of Turin have signed an agreement for a new Double Degree PhD programme in History.

Vegetarian Food and American Music in Tolstoy’s Russia

This spring, HSE University - St. Petersburg has been especially lucky with old and new friends coming to visit. From 14th to 30th of May we hosted a group from University of Dayton, Ohio, that came to participate in the programme ‘Tolstoy’s Russia’ and to learn more about the past and present of our country.

Exploring Eurasian Sovereignty through the Lens of Kazan

On Monday, March 19, Jane Burbank, Professor of History and Russian and Slavic Studies at New York University, delivered a lecture entitled ‘Eurasian Sovereignty: The Case of Kazan’ at the Department of History and the Centre for Historical Research at HSE St. Petersburg.

Russia's Global Legal Trajectories

Tatiana Borisova at February conferences on international law in London

Tatiana Borisova participated in the seminar of the University of Bonn

On January 9 Associate Professor Tatiana Borisova and  Jane Burbank (New York University History Department) gave a talk “Russia’s Legal Trajectories” at History Department of University of Bonn.

Associate Professor Tatiana Borisova successfully defended her PhD in Law 

On December15 Associate Professor Tatiana Borisova successfully defended her PhD in Law 'The Emergence of the Legality Tradition in Russia, 1800-1918' at the University of Turku, Finland

We used to have Imperial legality, Revolutionary legality, Socialist legality, and now Sovereign legality

On October 16, 2014, Tatiana Borisova, an Associate Professor at History Department, National Research University Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg took part in a panel, entitled  Russia’s Legal Trajectories: Law in Action and Question, 1830 to 2014 at the NYU Jordan Center.

HSE’s Ranking in SSRN: August 2012

The Social Science Research Network has published its university rankings for August, 1, 2012.