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Illustration for news: Is a Scholarly History of the Second World War Possible?

Is a Scholarly History of the Second World War Possible?

Oleg Budnitskii, the director of the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences, gave a presentation at Polit.ru’s ProScience Theatre.

'Just because a Document Is in the Archives, One Should not Assume that It Contains the Truth'

Higher School of Economics hosted the conference Looking Back, Looking Forward: New Directions in World War II Research to mark the fifth anniversary of the International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences.

Illustration for news: Book Launch: The Russian language edition of Alexander Etkind’s Warped Mourning: Stories of the Undead in the Land of the Unburied

Book Launch: The Russian language edition of Alexander Etkind’s Warped Mourning: Stories of the Undead in the Land of the Unburied

В рамках научного семинара Международного центра истории и социологии Второй мировой войны и ее последствий

Illustration for news: International Scholarly Conference "Looking Back, Looking Forward: New Directions in World War II Research"

International Scholarly Conference "Looking Back, Looking Forward: New Directions in World War II Research"

The conference took place on March 17 and was dated for fifth anniversary of the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences

Illustration for news: “Burying the Alliance: Interment, Repatriation and the Politics of the Sacred in Occupied Germany”

“Burying the Alliance: Interment, Repatriation and the Politics of the Sacred in Occupied Germany”

Seth Bernstein's report at the scholarly seminar of the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences

Looking Beyond the Usual Periodization of Soviet History

Alan Barenberg, Associate Professor in the Department of History at Texas Tech University, recently gave a presentation entitled ‘From the Margins to the Home Front: Vorkuta at War’ at a seminar held by the HSE International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences. In his presentation, he sought to provide insights not only about the role of forced labor in the USSR during the Second World War, but also regarding the relationship between the Gulag and Soviet society more broadly.

Illustration for news: Alan Barenberg's Report "From the Margins to the Home Front: Vorkuta at War"

Alan Barenberg's Report "From the Margins to the Home Front: Vorkuta at War"

Presentation was held in the framework of the scholarly seminar of the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences

Illustration for news: Irina Mahalova, Elena Krivtsova, and Viktoria Pletselman on Their Participation in ‘WWII and the Catastrophe of Jewish People’ Seminar

Irina Mahalova, Elena Krivtsova, and Viktoria Pletselman on Their Participation in ‘WWII and the Catastrophe of Jewish People’ Seminar

The seminar was organized by the Yad Vashem International School for Holocaust Studies in collaboration with The International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences and took place from November 2nd – 9th, 2015, in Jerusalem, Israel.

Russian Home Front In War And Revolution, 1914-22. Russia's Revolution In Regional Perspective

Slavica Publishers (Bloomington, IN) issued the collection of papers edited by Liudmila Novikova, Deputy Director of the the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences. Novikova also prepared one of the chapters.

Studying Russian Writers on How War Alters Aesthetic Experience

Dr. Angelina Lucento is a Research Fellow at HSE International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences. Her work focusses on art and war. In this interview with HSE English News she explains how family history brought her to research WWII and Russian culture and tells us why Moscow suits her so well for living and working as an international academic in her field.