Tatiana Y. Borisova
- Associate Professor:HSE Campus in St. Petersburg / School of Arts and Humanities / Department of History
- Senior Research Fellow:HSE Campus in St. Petersburg / School of Arts and Humanities / Centre for Historical Research
- Tatiana Y. Borisova has been at HSE University since 2003.
Education and Degrees
University of Turku
Thesis Title: ”The Emergence of the Legality Tradition in Russia, 1800-1918”
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
Master's in History
European University in St. Petersburg
Degree in History
Saint Petersburg State University
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
Young Faculty Support Program (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "Future Professoriate" (2011-2012)
Student Term / Thesis Papers
M. Balukova, Artistic Societies in Early-Soviet Russia, 1918-1930. School of Arts and Humanities, 2020
V. Voronov, Family politics and official attitudes towards female employment during the first and the second Five-Year plans in USSR. School of Arts and Humanities, 2019
A. Singatulina, The image of a foreign female worker on the materials of the magazine "Rabotnica", 1914-1928. School of Arts and Humanities, 2019
P. Slyusarchuk, The Comintern and the Negro Question: The International Trade Union Committee of Negro Workers, 1930-1934. Saint-Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Area Studies, 2016
G. Simon machado, Paradise is Just Ahead: Social Rights in Soviet Propaganda to Brazil (1950-1964). School of Arts and Humanities, 2020
A. Barsalou, French Feminist Press’ Reactions to Alexandra Kollontai’s ‘Sexual Morality’, 1920s. School of Arts and Humanities, 2019
S. Chernysheva, Management of UNESCO Sites: the Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and the Historic Centre of Prague. Saint-Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Area Studies, 2018
L. Alushkin, Kennedy and Khrushchev: Peaceful Coexistence at Work. Saint-Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Area Studies, 2018
- History of Justice and Social Movements (Master’s programme; School of Arts and Humanities; 1 year, 3, 4 module)Eng
- History of Political, Legal and Social Doctrines (Bachelor’s programme; School of Arts and Humanities; 2 year, 1, 2 module)Rus
- Research Seminar (Master’s programme; School of Arts and Humanities; 2 year, 1-3 module)Eng
- Article Borisova T. Y. Imperial legality through ‘exception’: Gun Control in the Russian Empire // Journal of Modern European History. 2021. Vol. 22. No. 4 (in press)
- Chapter Borisova T. Y. The Civic Religion of Anatolii Koni, in: Law and the Christian Tradition in Modern Russia. ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2021. Ch. 7. (in press)
- Chapter Борисова Т. Ю. «Необходимая оборона общества» : Язык суда над Засулич // В кн.: Кембриджская школа: теория и практика интеллектуальной истории / Под общ. ред.: М. Б. Велижев, Т. М. Атнашев. М. : Новое литературное обозрение, 2018. С. 522-546.
- Article Tatiana Borisova. The Institutional Resilience of Russian Law Through 1905-1917 // Russian Law Journal. 2017. Vol. 5. No. 4. P. 108-128. doi
- Article Tatiana Borisova. Public Meaning of the Zasulich Trial 1878: Law, Politics and Gender // Russian History. 2016. Vol. 43. No. 4. P. 221-244. doi
- Article Борисова Т. Ю. «Необходимая оборона общества»: язык суда над Засулич // Новое литературное обозрение. 2015. Т. 5. № 135. С. 101-118.
- Article Borisova T. Y., Siro J. Law between Revolution and Tradition: Russian and Finnish Revolutionary Legal Acts, 1917–1918 // Comparative Legal History. 2014. Vol. 3. P. 84-113. doi
- Chapter Borisova T. Y. Legislation as a Source of Law in Late Imperial Russia, in: From the Judge's Arbitrium to the Legality Principle: Legislation as a Source of Law in Criminal Trial Issue 31. Berlin : Duncker & Humblot, 2013. P. 295-315.
- Article Borisova T. Y. The Digest of Laws of the Russian Empire: The Phenomenon of Autocratic Legality // Law and History Review. 2012. Vol. 30. No. 3. P. 901-925. doi
- Book Borisova T. Y., Simons W. The Legal Dimension in Cold-War Interactions: Some Notes from the Field. Boston, Leiden : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2012.
- Article Borisova T. Y. The Legitimacy of the Bolshevik Order ,1917-1918: Language Usage in Revolutionary Russian Law // Review of Central and East European Law. 2012. Vol. 37. No. 4. P. 395-419.
- Article Борисова Т. Ю. Ремнев А.В. Самодержавное правительство. Комитет министров в системе высшего управления Российской империи (вторая половина XIX – начало XX века). М: Российская политическая энциклопедия, 2010 (Рецензия) // Вопросы истории. 2012. № 7. С. 168-170.
- Article Борисова Т. Ю. Революционное законодательство в 1917-1918 гг.: выбор языка // Новое литературное обозрение. 2011. № 108. С. 100-116.
- Article Борисова Т. Ю. Совет при Народном Комиссаре просит требовать: женский субъект в революционном законодательстве // Новое литературное обозрение. 2011. № 112. С. 177-191.
- Article Borisova T. Y. Russian National Legal Tradition: Svod versus Ulozhenie in Nineteenth-century Russia // Review of Central and East European Law. 2008. Vol. 33. No. 3. P. 295-341.
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.
HSE University in St. Petersburg and University of Turin have signed an agreement for a new Double Degree PhD programme in History.
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.
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.
Tatiana Borisova at February conferences on international law in London
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.
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.
The Social Science Research Network has published its university rankings for August, 1, 2012.