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School Head — Vitaly Kurennoy


Deputy Head — Rouslan Khestanov


Moscow, Staraya Basmannaya st., 21/4
tel.: +7 (495) 772-95-90 *22283

Book chapter
After the Napoleonic Wars: Reading 'Perpetual Peace' in the Russian Empire

Maria Mayofis.

In bk.: Cosmopolitanism in Confict: Imperial Encounters from the Seven Years’ War to the Cold War. L.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. Ch. 4. P. 85-110.

Working paper
Technology Learning Practices in an Interactive Museum

Maximova A. S.

Humanities. HUM. Basic Research Programme, 2017


Culture Studies Expedition Dispels Stereotypes

The fourth HSE School of Cultural Studies Cultural Effects of Borders annual road trip passed through Rostov Oblast, Dagestan, Kalmykia and Chechnya. On the two week journey, students looked for regional cultural differences, talked to the local people and conducted their own research. On their return they talked to HSE News about the oldest city in the Russian Federation, local variations in women’s clothing and the taste of grilled ground squirrel.

Irina Gluschenko Took Part in the Conference in France

On May 7 the conference ‘Grandir, Vieillir: Figures de la Vieillesse dans la Litterature de Jeunesse Russe’ took place atBlaise Pascal  University, Clermont-Ferrand (France).

Vitaly Kurennoy Lectures and Presents at Ruhr University Bochum

Vitaly Kurennoy, Professor and Head of HSE’s School of Cultural Studies (Faculty of Humanities) gave a presentation entitled ‘Contemporary Cultural Policy in Russia’ on April 22 at Ruhr University Bochum during a joint colloquium of the Department of Eastern European History and a seminar at the Lotman Institute for Russian and Soviet Culture.

Plus One Social Project and Outreach Charity Organize Joint Visit to Boarding School for Blind and Visually Impaired Children in Gavrilov Yam

The visit took place on November 24, 2014 and was dedicated to journalism and the media.

Guide to the ‘Days of Ethnographic Cinema’ Festival

The festival 'Days of Ethnographic Cinema' was held in Moscow on September 24-30, 2014. It was co-organized by the Higher School of Economics, Russian State Humanitarian University and the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography. Some highlights of the festival programme can be found here.

Contemporary Art Biennale in the HSE Courtyard

From September 24 to October 15, the HSE Faculty of Media Communications and School of Cultural Studies will host the Media Yard art project in their courtyard; the project is part of the 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art.

Arseniy Khitrov participated in 'Humanities in Russia' international conference

From June 7-8, 2013, Arseniy Khitrov, Associate Professor at the HSE School of Cultural Studies, took part in an international conference on Humanities in Russia, which took place at the University of Cambridge, Great Britain.

‘We Need to Overcome the Cultural Barrier’

On May 24th – 26th the Samuel P. Huntington Memorial Symposium on Culture, Cultural Change and Economic Development took place at the HSE. It was organized by the Cultural Change Institute (the Fletcher School, Tufts University, USA) and the Higher School of Economics. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met with the Symposium participants.

Does Culture Matter for Development?

On April 15th a round-table discussion entitled ‘Does Culture Matter for Development?' took place at the Higher School of Economics. Chandran Kukathas, Professor at the London School of Economics, opened the discussion with his report. You can watch a video of the event here.
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