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Lorenz Erren

  • Lorenz Erren has been at HSE University since 2021.

Education and Degrees

  • 2008

    PhD in Soviet history
    Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen
    Thesis Title: "Self-criticism" and confession of guilt. Communication and Rule under Stalin (1917-1953)

  • 1999

    Master's in Philosophy
    Humboldt University of Berlin

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)



Chapter Erren L. Book Chapter 22: „Boundaries (2): Comrades /Deviants“, in: Media and Communication in the Soviet Union (1917-1953). General Perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan, 2022. doi Ch. 22. P. 357-373. doi (in press)


Chapter Erren L. Russia a Republic? Some Remarks on the National Consciousness of the Decembrists, in: The Enigmatic Tsar and his Empire: Russia under Alexander I, 1801-1825. Warsz., Berlin, NY, Wien, Brux., Oxford, Bern, Mainz : Peter Lang, 2019. doi P. 263-283.


Article Erren L. Feofan Prokopovich's Pravda Voli Monarshei as Fundamental Law ot the Russian Empire. // Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History. 2016. Vol. 17. No. 2. P. 333-360. doi

Employment history

Since 2021 -- assistant professor at the HSE (Campus St. Petersburg, Dept. of History).

2014-2021 -- research fellow at Mainz University (Johannes Gutenberg). 

2004-2014 -- reserach fellow the German Historical Institute, Moscow.