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Alexei Kraikovski

  • Alexei Kraikovski has been at HSE since 2017.

Education and Degrees

  • 2005

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)

  • 1995

    Degree in History
    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

2017   Ecole Normale Superieure Paris, Professeur Invite.

2017    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam ,  Visiting Researcher
2015    University of Hawaii at Manoa,  Department of History, Fulbright Fellow
2014    Venice International University (VIU) Visiting professor
2012 - 2013    Het Scheepvaartmuseum Amsterdam, Mr. Peter Rogaar fellow
2012    Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies (NIAS),  Visiting fellow

Student Term / Thesis Papers

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)



  • 2018
    The Firm and The Sea: Chains, Flows and Connections (Анкона). Presentation: Capitalism as maritime adventure: the Blubber companies and business development in the 18th c. Russia.
  • 2017
    4th annual conference of IFPH (Равенна). Presentation: “Nothing but the Sea” – Schloss Fall manor through the perspective of the Big St. Petersburg heritage complex
  • “Natures in between” – ESEH conference. (Загреб). Presentation: “To do the best to improve the hunting” - Alexander Menshikovs’ company and the development of Russian marine harvesting in the Polar basin (1703 - 1721).

Employment history

2001 – 2017    Department of History, Associate professor, Assistant Professor, Research fellow

Timetable for today

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Round table in Paris 22/12/17.

22th of December there was a round table «Shipping, fisheries, and maritime identities in 15th-19th centuries: perspectives from Russia and France» in University Paris Diderot. The round table was orginized by common efforts of Irina Gouzévitch (Centre Maurice Halbwachs), Liliane Hilaire-Pérez (University Paris Diderot / EHESS) and Alexei Kraikovski (HSE SPb).

Invited specialists at HSE SPb lectures.19/10/2017.

Joost Schokkenbroek at HSE SPb!

In April 2017 Prof. of VU University Amsterdam Joost Schokkenbroek invited by Julia Lajus spent one week at the Department of History presenting a brief course of lectures and seminars in the framework of the Usable Pasts program.