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Marina Loskutova

  • Marina Loskutova has been at HSE University since 2012.

Education and Degrees

  • 2013

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)

  • 2000

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)

  • 2000

    PhD in National History
    Central European University

  • 2000

    Doctoral programme
    Central European University, history

  • 1994

    Central European University, history

  • 1991

    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.

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2018, 2017

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)

Introduction to Human History (Bachelor’s programme; School of Arts and Humanities; 1 year, 1-3 module)Rus


  • 2015
    European Society for Environmental History's Eighth Biannual Conference (Versailles). Presentation: The 19th century debates on the impact of deforestation on waters and climate in the Russian empire and their political contexts
  • 2014
    6th International Conference of the European Society for the History of Science (Lisbon). Presentation: ACCLIMATIZING RUSSIA: PLANT GEOGRAPHY AND AGRICULTURAL INNOVATION IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
  • Science and Technology in the European Periphery (STEP) 9th meeting (Lisbon). Presentation: Scientists, bureaucrats and local folk: defining environmental expertise in the early 19th century Russian empire
  • 2nd World Congress of Environmental History (Guimaraes). Presentation: Making insects into public enemies: re-examining the links between environmental change and professionalization of applied entomology in Russia
  • 2013
    24th International Congress of History of Science, Technology and Medicine (Manchester). Presentation: Early research on insect pests in Russia: local knowledge, academic scholarship, public initiative and Russian civil service in the 1830s – 1870s


Timetable for today

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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.

Congress of History of Science and Technology in Rio-de-Janeiro

Associate Professor of the History Department at the St. Petersburg campus of the National Research University - Higher School of Economics, senior research fellow at the Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History took a part in the 25th International Congress of History of Science and Technology.

Ambassadors for Interdisciplinary and Applied History

Samrat Sil is a recent graduate of the English-taught Master's programme in Applied and Interdisciplinary History ‘Usable Pasts’ at HSE St. Petersburg. David Datmar, a native of Ghana, decided to join the programme to help him prepare for eventual study at the PhD level, which he plans to undertake soon at the University of Oxford. Both gentlemen were recently awarded certificates of recognition for their role as ambassadors contributing to the university’s internationalization agenda.