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Illustration for news: Michael David-Fox Lecture on the Soviet Union’s Culture of Diplomacy

Michael David-Fox Lecture on the Soviet Union’s Culture of Diplomacy

On the 13th March 2015 Michael David Fox gave a lecture on the occasion of the launch of  a new Russian translation of his famous book "Showcasing the Great  Experiment: Cultural  Diplomacy and Western Visitors to the Soviet Union, 1921-1941".The translation is published by Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie - New Literary Review.

Illustration for news: Call for Applications: Historiography and Sources of the Holocaust in the Soviet Union

Call for Applications: Historiography and Sources of the Holocaust in the Soviet Union

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and its Consequences at the National Research University - Higher School of Economics in Moscow invite applications for the seminar “Historiography and Sources of the Holocaust in the Soviet Union.”  This seminar, for which the working languages will be Russian and/or English, will be held between June 8 and 10, 2015, at the National Research University - Higher School of Economics in Moscow. 

Illustration for news: Postdoctoral research positions. Deadline: April 1, 2015

Postdoctoral research positions. Deadline: April 1, 2015

The International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the history of World War II.

Understanding Our Own History by Learning about Another’s

Social Historian, Franziska Exeler has focussed much of her research on the Soviet Union and the Second World War but at HSE she is asking students to find out what happened in other countries to try to understand the Soviet experience in a global context. She talked to the HSE English News website about teaching and researching at the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences, about discovering Moscow’s architecture and about her life as an academic in Russia.

The Moscow Times: "Historian on Spies and 'Sosedki' in Soviet 1960s"

Report on Sheila Fitzpatrick's speech given on 25 November at the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences

Report on the international conference "Russia in the First World War" (3-5 June 2014) on the H-Soz-Kult platform

Published report  is devoted to  the international conference „Russia in the First World War“ (3-5 June 2014) was organized by the National Research University – Higher School of Economics (Moscow), the German Historical Institute (Moscow), the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies (Washington, D.C.) and the Kennan Institute. 

On the 13th of November Jonathan Brunstedt, Assistant Professor of European History at Utah State University, reported "Ambiguous Nation: 'Sovetskii Narod' and Late-Socialist Discourse about the War"

Regular research seminar of World War II Center

Report of Jan Tomasz Gross, the Professor of the Princeton University, "1939 in WesternUkraine and Western Belorussia – a Note on the Nature of Soviet Totalitarianism"

The seminar was on the 23rd of October

Lecture of prof. Oleg Budnitskii, the Director of the Ceneter, "Jewish soldiers in the Red Army, 1941 - 1945"

The lecture was at the Washington University of St. Louis October 21

The Report of Assistant Professor (New York University) Masha Kirasirova 'Beyond the Party Line: Soviet Cultural Outreach to the Arab Intelligentsia before and after World War II'

The seminar was on the 2nd of October