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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

The lecture of Prof. Oleg V. Budnitskii 'The Origins and the Nature of Nazism' in the Russian Youth Theater

The lecture was the part of the educational program before the premiere of 'Nuremberg' performance

Special Issue of 'Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History': In the Shadow of the Holocaust: Soviet Jewry on the Eastern Front

Based on the materials of the International conference 'World War II, Nazi Crimes, and the Holocaust in the USSR'

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum encourages applications to the fellowship program from emerging Russian scholars of the Holocaust

The Center is pleased to announce the launch of a major initiative that focuses on study of the Holocaust as it occurred in Russia and throughout the
former Soviet Union. This initiative is charged with developing opportunities for scholars in North America and Russia to pursue academic research on the Holocaust.