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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

HSE Professor’s Biography on Stalin Wins PROSE Award

The book Stalin: New Biography of a Dictator by Oleg Khlevniuk has won the 2016 PROSE Award in the Biography and Autobiography category. Khlevniuk is a Leading Research Fellow in the HSE International Centre 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.

Sheila Fitzpatrick’s Exciting Moments of Discovery in Researching Soviet Archives

Honorary Professor at the University of Chicago and Sydney University, historian Sheila Fitzpatrick gave a lecture on Stalin and Post-War Anti-Semitism in the USSR at the HSE’s International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences on Thursday 22nd October. In her talk, Professor Fitzpatrick looks at anti-semitism as a bone of contention between Stalin and his closest colleagues in the years when challenging the leader could have life-threatening consequence. As she explained in an interview with the HSE English News website, Sheila Fitzpatrick’s interest in the ‘Jewish question’ came out of her latest book.

Illustration for news: Extramural School ‘Forced Labour during WWII: Analysis of Documents and Exchange of International Experiences’

Extramural School ‘Forced Labour during WWII: Analysis of Documents and Exchange of International Experiences’

From October 1 – 7th, 2015, HSE students and graduates in history participated in an extramural school headed by Professor Oleg Budnitsky on ‘Forced Labour during WWII: Analysis of Documents and International Exchange of Experience’ in Berlin, Germany.

Illustration for news: Vacations in Paris

Vacations in Paris

Daria Novozhilova, 3rd-year student of the Programme in History (Faculty of Humanities) talked to us about her visit to the UNESCO headquarters in Paris.

HSE Academic Wins Prize of Dinasty Foundation

Stalin: Zhizn odnovo vozhdya or Stalin: New Biography of A Dictator by Oleg Khlevniuk, Leading Research Fellow at the International Centre for the History and Sociology of WWII and Its Consequences, has won the Prosvetitel [Enlightener] 2015 Prize for Biography.  

HSE Academic Wins Prize of Dinasty Foundation

Stalin: Zhizn odnovo vozhdya  or  Stalin: New Biography of A Dictator  by Oleg Khlevniuk, Leading Research Fellow at the International Centre for the History and Sociology of WWII and Its Consequences, has won the Prosvetitel [Enlightener] 2015 Prize for Biography.