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Anna E. Afanasyeva

  • Anna E. Afanasyeva has been at HSE University since 2014.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2010
    Associate Professor
  • 2004

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in World History

  • 2000

    Degree in History
    Ushinskiy Yaroslavl State Teacher Training 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

2014, July - October: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge, UK

2012, February - August: German Historical Institute (DHI), Moscow

2011, March - June: Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, University College London, UK

2010, October - 2011, January: Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften (IFK), Vienna, Austria

2006, 2007, 2008: University of Bielefeld, Germany

2004, January - April: King’s College London, UK

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

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Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)


2018, May - ongoing - Regular seminar of the international research project 'On Land and Sea: Medical geography in the Russian empire (1770—1870)', Institute of History of Eastern Europe and Southeastern Europe, LMU, Germany - HSE University, Moscow.

2019, September - International conference «Mapping diseases – monitoring health: Geographies of Medicine in the Tsarist Empire and the Soviet Union». German Historical Institute (DHI) - HSE University, Moscow.

2018, November - International conference “Empires, the Nation and Tropical Medicine (1885 – 1960)”. Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain. 

2018, October - The VIIIth Andrey Poletaev Memorial Readings "Geography of knowledge: Map and Territory". HSE University, Moscow.

2017, October - Research seminar, Institute of History of Eastern Europe and Southeastern Europe, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany.

2016, September - International conference "Techniques, Technologies and Materialities of Epidemic Control", University of Cambridge, UK.

2015, March - BASEES, University of Cambridge, UK.

2014, October - 15th CESS Annual Meeting, Columbia University, New York, USA.

2014, July - “Disease, Health and the State” (SSHM Biennial Meeting), University of Oxford, UK.

2014, August - Research seminar, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge, UK.

2013, May - "Late Imperial Epistemologies: A Eurasian Studies Workshop", Columbia University, New York, USA.



Articles and book chapters5

Working papers1

Preprint Afanasyeva A. E. Explaining and Managing Epidemics in Imperial Contexts: Russian Responses to Plague in the Kazakh Steppe in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries / Basic Research Programme. Series HUM "Humanities". 2017. No. WP BRP 145/HUM/2017.

Employment history

2013 - present - Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Intellectual History, Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences

2003 - 2013 - Lecturer/Associate Professor at the World History Department, Yaroslavl State Pedagogical University named after K.D. Ushinsky


Academic Director of the Doctoral School of Cultural Studies

Presentation of the project

В рамках международной конференции  в Германском историческом институте в Москве прошла презентация проекта "On Land and Sea: Medical geography in the Russian empire (1770—1870)". С докладами выступили лидеры проекта - Анна Афанасьева, Елена Вишленкова и Андреас Реннер

Project Roadmap

On January 22, a working meeting of the project leaders - Anna Afanasyeva, Elena Vishlenkova and Andreas Renner, was held in Munich to develop a roadmap for 2019. Now we have directions, distances are measured, moments of meetings are determined.