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Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences

Contacts

105066, Moscow, Staraya Basmannaya str. 21/4, room A-313

Maria Gavrilina, manager
tel: +7 (495) 772-95-90 * 225-86
tel/fax: (495) 623-1396

e-mail: worldwar2@hse.ru

Publications
Book
Russian International Relations in War and Revolution, 1914–22. Book 1: Origins and War, 1914–16

Edited by: D. Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, M. Hughes, D. M. McDonald et al.

Bk. 1: Book 1: Origins and War, 1914–16. Bloomington: Slavica Publishers, 2021.

Article
Socialist Construction for Siberia: Comecon Cooperation and the Making of Ust’-Ilimsk Forest Industrial Complex in the USSR, 1970s and 1980s

Kochetkova E., Popov A.

Journal of Contemporary History. 2022. Vol. 57. No. 2. P. 479-498.

Book chapter
The Diplomacy of the “Second Russia,” 1918–22

Budnitskii O.

In bk.: Russian International Relations In War And Revolution, 1914–22. Book 2: Revolution and Civil War. Bk. 2: Book 2: Revolution and Civil War. Bloomington: Slavica Publishers, 2021. Ch. 7. P. 167-199.

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Illustration for news: Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of World War II and Soviet Society

Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of World War II and Soviet Society

Institute for Advanced Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies in Moscow, Russia, invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of history of World War II and Soviet society, history of Stalinism, as well as other topics dealing with Soviet and post-Soviet history and culture more broadly.

Illustration for news: ‘The Past Is Never Dead. It's Not Even Past’

‘The Past Is Never Dead. It's Not Even Past’

This summer, the HSE Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences was reorganized to become the HSE Institute for Advanced Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies. Oleg Budnitskii, Doctor of Historical Sciences, head of the Centre and director of the Institute, talked to the HSE News Service about the new division.

Illustration for news: The new book "Другая Россия: Исследования по истории русской эмиграции" by Oleg Budnitskii is about to appeared

The new book "Другая Россия: Исследования по истории русской эмиграции" by Oleg Budnitskii is about to appeared

"Drugaja Rossija: Issledovanija po istorii russkoj jemigracii"

Illustration for news: "The Soviet narrative of the Warsaw ghetto uprising"

"The Soviet narrative of the Warsaw ghetto uprising"

a new article by Gennady Estraikh has been published in the journal "Acta Poloniae Historica" (123, 2021)

Illustration for news: Lost in Recalculation: How to Estimate the Scale of the Soviet Economy and Its Rate of Growth

Lost in Recalculation: How to Estimate the Scale of the Soviet Economy and Its Rate of Growth

Researchers trying to compare economic data of the USSR and capitalist countries face questions of the comprehensiveness, accessibility, and reliability of data on Soviet economic production and growth. At an online seminar hosted by the HSE University International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and its Consequences, Assistant Professor Ilya Voskoboynikov (Faculty of Economic Sciences, HSE University) presented an overview of available approaches to studying the absolute size of the Soviet economy and its growth rates.

Illustration for news: The HSE Look December Issue

The HSE Look December Issue

The fifth issue of 2020 presents an interview on the international postdoc programme and introduces new postdocs.

Illustration for news: New Postdoctoral Fellows Join HSE University

New Postdoctoral Fellows Join HSE University

Every autumn, HSE University welcomes new postdocs, and this year is no exception. In its December issue, university bulletin the HSE Look introduces some of the new postdocs who have already started their fellowships.

Illustration for news: Financial Front

Financial Front

The USSR State Budget during World War II

Illustration for news: Slut-Shaming by Lend-Lease

Slut-Shaming by Lend-Lease

How Soviet women paid a price for associating with allied soldiers

Studying Cultural History of Ethnic Minorities in the USSR

Isabelle R. Kaplan, a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences, talks about her research on non-Slavic minorities in the Soviet Union in an interview to the HSE Look.