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Illustration for news: A new article by Yulia Karpich in East European Politics

A new article by Yulia Karpich in East European Politics

A new article "'Conservative' voting in Russia: the religiosity and the political choice of orthodox believers" by Laboratory Research Assistant Yulia Karpich was published in the journal "East European Politics" for 2023 (February).

Illustration for news: A new article by Ekaterina Boltunova in the journal "Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie"

A new article by Ekaterina Boltunova in the journal "Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie"

A new article “A Regional History of Russia: The Research Field and Archival Practices (1990s — early 2020s)” by the Laboratory Head Ekaterina Boltunova was published in the sixth issue of the journal "Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie" for 2022.

Illustration for news: A new book by Ekaterina Boltunova and Galina Egorova

A new book by Ekaterina Boltunova and Galina Egorova

A new book "Territory and history: late Soviet projects of «Hero Cities» and the «Golden Ring»" by the Head of the Laboratory Ekaterina Boltunova and Research Fellow Galina Egorova was published in December 2022 (Publishing House "Kuchkovo Pole").

Illustration for news: Maria Ivanova took part in the annual conference of the North East Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (NESEEES)

Maria Ivanova took part in the annual conference of the North East Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (NESEEES)

The annual conference of NESEEES (North East Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, New York, USA) was held online on April 30. Laboratory's research assistant Maria Ivanova took part in the conference and had a presentation "Smolensk province after the War of 1812 in mental geography: between symbolic glory and economic marginalization".

Illustration for news: The International Laboratory 'Russia’s Regions in Historical Perspective' has recently signed an agreement on academic cooperation

The International Laboratory 'Russia’s Regions in Historical Perspective' has recently signed an agreement on academic cooperation

The International Laboratory 'Russia’s Regions in Historical Perspective' has recently signed an agreement on academic cooperation with Irkutsk State University.

Illustration for news: Maria Dolgova took part in the conference "With and After Empire: Enduring Pasts Across the Local and the Global"

Maria Dolgova took part in the conference "With and After Empire: Enduring Pasts Across the Local and the Global"

The annual conference of CBEES (Centre for Baltic and East European Studies, Södertörn University, Sweden, Stockholm) "With and After Empire: Enduring Pasts Across the Local and the Global" was held on November 25-26. Laboratory's research assistant Maria Dolgova took part in the conference and had a presentation "The Origin of Ladies-in-Waiting of the Russian Imperial Court During the Reign of Nicholas I (1825-1855)".

Illustration for news: A new article by Yury Akimov in Journal of Early Modern History

A new article by Yury Akimov in Journal of Early Modern History

A new article "Political Claims, an Extensible Name, and a Divine Mission: Ideology of Russian Expansion in Siberia" by the Leading Research Fellow Yury Akimov was published in the Journal of Early Modern History' fourth issue for 2021.

Illustration for news: Champagne and Unsanitary Conditions: Trade in Siberia 150 Years Ago

Champagne and Unsanitary Conditions: Trade in Siberia 150 Years Ago

The increasing application of law in various spheres of life in the Russian empire promoted trade regulation and influenced everyday trade practices—even in remote regions. Tradespeople, in turn, tried to limit the application of new regulations while using laws to serve their own interests. HSE University has hosted a seminar on trade in Siberia in the second half of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Illustration for news: A new article by Ekaterina Boltunova in the journal "Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie"

A new article by Ekaterina Boltunova in the journal "Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie"

A new article “’I Have Spoken the Word of Truth Before You!’: Alexander I’s Speech in the Grand Duchy of Finland and Congress Poland” by the Laboratory Head Ekaterina Boltunova was published in the fifth issue of the journal "Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie" for 2021.

Illustration for news: Conference Brings Together New Perspectives on the Russian Far East

Conference Brings Together New Perspectives on the Russian Far East

On March 28-31, 2021, the HSE International Laboratory ‘Russia’s Regions in Historical Perspective’ held an international conference ‘The Russian Far East: Regional and Transnational Perspectives (19th -21st cent.)’. The event was jointly organized by the Laboratory with the German Historical Institute Moscow, Indiana University Bloomington (USA), and the Institute of History, Archeology and Ethnography of the Peoples of the Far East FEB RAS (Vladivostok).