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

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

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

"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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

Illustration for news: From Contest to Internship at Holocaust Memorial Museum

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.

Illustration for news: Soviet Justice During the War Years

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.

Illustration for news: Human Rights and Empire

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.

Illustration for news: Results of the Conference 'History of Soviet Jewry (1918-1991): New Sources, New Approaches'

Results of the Conference 'History of Soviet Jewry (1918-1991): New Sources, New Approaches'

A jointly-organized conference of the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences and the Research Center of the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, with participation from New York University’s “A Comprehensive History of the Jews of the Soviet Union” project (sponsored by Eugene and Zara Shvidler), took place at the library of the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center on June 15-16, 2016.

Illustration for news: The Second Edition of Oleg Budnitskii’s book Terrorism in Russian Emancipatory Movements: Ideology, Ethics, and Psychology in the Late 19th and Early 20th Century Has Been Released

The Second Edition of Oleg Budnitskii’s book Terrorism in Russian Emancipatory Movements: Ideology, Ethics, and Psychology in the Late 19th and Early 20th Century Has Been Released

The book was released by the publishing firm Political Encyclopedia. The second edition of the book contains a new chapter describing the historiography of terrorism that was written in the fifteen-year period between 2000 and 2015.