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Pavel Vasilyev

  • Pavel Vasilyev has been at HSE University since 2019.

Education and Degrees

  • 2013

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)

  • 2010

    Master's in History
    Central European University

  • 2009

    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

2017–2019 — Van Leer Jerusalem Institute (Israel), postdoctoral fellowship

2014–2016 — Max Planck Institute for Human Development (Germany), postdoctoral fellowship



  • 2019
    Alcohol and Illiberal Regimes in the Long 20th Century (Берлин). Presentation: From Prohibition to Legalization – and the Other Way Around: A Comparative Study of Russian Alcohol and Drug Policy, 1914-1929
  • History of Experience: Theories, Methodologies and Concepts (Тампере). Presentation: Experiencing the Carceral: Towards a New Reading of Russian Prison Literature
  • 2018
    50th Annual ASEEES Convention (Бостон). Presentation: Gendered Bodies on Trial: Exploring Litigation Strategies in the Early Soviet People’s Court
  • BASEES (British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies) Annual Conference 2018 (Кембридж ). Presentation: Gendered Bodies on Trial: Exploring Litigation Strategies in the Early Soviet People’s Court
  • The Body of Things: Gender, Material Culture and Design in (Post)Soviet Russia (Орхус). Presentation: Red DIY: Soviet Menstrual Innovations and the Moral Supremacy of Socialism
  • Social History Society (SHS) annual conference (Лондон). Presentation: Red Days on the Calendar: Towards a Cultural History of Soviet Menstruation
  • 2017
    BASEES Annual Conference 2017 (Кембридж). Presentation: Negotiating ‘Female Criminality’ in the Early Soviet Courtroom


2018 – 2021 - "Balancing Knowledge Reliability and Ethical Acceptability in Clinical Trials: From Emergence of a Randomized Controlled Trial to Precision Medicine" (with Olga Zvonareva et al.) - Early Career Researcher Program Grant under the Presidential Program of Research Projects (12.22 million Russian rubles total), Russian Science Foundation (RSF).

Employment history

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Timetable for today

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