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Olga Solodkova

  • Olga Solodkova has been at HSE University since 2011.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2002
    Associate Professor
  • 1988

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in World History
    Institute of Oriental Studies of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR

  • 1983

    Degree in Historcal Studies
    Patris Lumumba Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

* 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.

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)

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Government of India, lead by Bhataria Djanata, sets grand tasks on modernization of the country while on a race to become 3rd economy of the world. This requires mobilization of the whole Indian society.  National unity is vital for successful realization of such tasks. To create national unity power elite, attempt various control methods such as historical politics and modification of historical memory. The government attempts to reinforce mobilization of Indian society through new historical grounding, using Hindutva as a new ideology. A new official version of the past is being formed, and attempts are being made to make it stick through the educational system. History and historical mythology are actively used for dealing with current political problems. Historical politics, performed by BDP, is directed to fix new heroes and leaders of the nation, as well as new mythology in the public consciousness. Mass Media criticizes traditional leaders a specially heads of INС. Colossal monuments are being built across the country devoted to new leaders and mythological heroes. Construction of historical memory is widely applied to resolve domestic and international policy tasks. History and historical memory of the society undergoes transformation and becomes an arena for fighting with political enemy.


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HSE Launches India Corner at the School of Asian Studies

On March 19, 2019, HSE hosted a launch ceremony for its new India Corner, which is housed in the School of Asian Studies and will serve as an open space for dialogue and collaboration with regard to Russia-India relations. The Corner will host cultural and scientific events related to the modern development of India, as well as open business seminars between Russia and India.