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

Publications
Article
Care Outside the Comfort Zone In print

Lucento, Angelina.

Performance Research. 2017. Vol. 22. No. 4. P. 79-88.

Book chapter
War after War: The Soviet Mobilization Model and Mass Consumption in the1940s and 1950s

Khlevniuk O. V.

In bk.: Consumer on the Home Front: Second World War Civilian Consumption in Comparative Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. P. 313-327.

The International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences began operating in January 2011.

The key goals of the Centre are:

  • Ensuring the development of fundamental academic research in the social history and sociology of WWII that would be globally acknowledged and, at the same time, integrated in the HSE educational process;
  • Bringing together previously scattered historical studies that promote re-evaluation of the key interpretations of WWII.

Riccardo Cucciolla – Pursuing Postdoctoral Studies on the History of Soviet Uzbekistan

On November 1, Riccardo Cucciolla began a postdoctoral fellowship at the HSE International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences. During his year at HSE, he intends to pursue a research project that follows from his dissertation entitled ‘The Crisis of Soviet Power in Central Asia: The Uzbek Cotton Affair (1975–1991)’, which he wrote while completing a PhD in Political History at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca in Lucca, Italy.

Analysing History through Ego-documents

International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences, Higher School of Economics and The Friedrich Ebert Foundation held 'A Memory Revolution’: Soviet History Through the Lens of Personal Documents' in Moscow on 7-8 June, 2017. The conference brought together distinguished historians and sociologists from across the globe. Michael David-Fox, Professor of History, Georgetown University, and Academic Advisor of HSE International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences shares his reflections and considerations on the main topic and discussions at the conference and his own research

International Scholarly Conference "A «Memory Revolution»: Soviet History through the Lens of Personal Documents"

The conference was held on 7-8 June 2017 in Moscow

"A «Memory Revolution»: Soviet History through the Lens of Personal Documents": conference program

The conference will be held on 7-8 June. Organizers: International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences, National Research University – Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russian Federation) and The Friedrich Ebert Foundation.

Seth Bernstein “Victims, Traitors, Refugees: The Social Reception of Soviet Repatriates after World War II”

On January 26 Seth Bernstein gave a presentation “Victims, Traitors, Refugees: The Social Reception of Soviet Repatriates after World War II” at the scholarly seminar of the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences.

Jessica Werneke “From Education to Elitism: Amateur Photography and Photography Clubs in the Late Soviet Period”

On December 1 the Center's research fellow Jessica Werneke gave a presentation “From Education to Elitism: Amateur Photography and Photography Clubs in the Late Soviet Period” at the scholarly seminar of the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences

Angelina Lucento "Entangled Modernisms: Socialism, Jadidism, and the Development of Early Soviet Visual Culture"

On November 25 the Center's postdoctoral research fellow Angelina Lucento gave a presentation “Entangled Modernisms: Socialism, Jadidism, and the Development of Early Soviet Visual Culture” at the scholarly seminar of the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences.

From Contest to Internship at Holocaust Memorial Museum

Yanina Karpenkina won the 2016 annual contest for HSE students, which is organized by the International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences. Thanks to the contest, she went on a six-week internship as a research assistant with the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Soviet Justice During the War Years

The Center’s director, Oleg Budnitskii, spoke about the particularities of Soviet justice during the period of the Great Patriotic War in a recent broadcast from the radio station the Echo of Moscow.

Human Rights and Empire

We Are Pleased to Announce the Publication of the Book The Rights of the Individual and Empire, with an Introduction and Commentary by Oleg Budnitskii.