Russian Officer Corps and Military Efficiency, 1800–1914

Boltunova E.

Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History. 2015. No. 2(16). P. 413-422.

Book chapter
Degree modifiers: A new perspective on their semantics and the role of stress in it In print

Sassoon G., Zevakhina N.

In bk.: Festschrift in honor of Barbara Partee. M.: Higher School of Economics Publishing House, 2015.

Working paper

Lyamina E.

Literary Studies. WP BRP. Высшая школа экономики, 2015. No. 08/LS/2015.

About the School

The School of Philology was launched within the Faculty of Humanities on February 2, 2015 following a reorganization of the Faculty of Philology. The school, which brings together specialists in literary studies and interdisciplinary researchers of language, houses the Laboratory of Linguo-Semiotic Studies and the Neurolinguistics Laboratory.

The school offers undergraduate and Master’s programmes in Philology, Russian Literature from a Crosscultural Perspective, and Philological Hermeneutics – For Teachers of Literature (this programme is run by the Institute of Development of Education). Research work involving students forms an important part of the school’s academic life.

Professor Explores Links between Literature, Landscape and the Natural World

On May 15, Dr James Canton of the University of Essex will deliver a lecture at HSE on ‘Wild Writing’, a form of literature that emerged in the mid-twentieth century as a novel way of understanding the urban landscape and nature. The author of numerous publications focused primarily on British travel writing in Arabia, Dr Canton’s lecture will focus on a discussion of local Essex landscapes.


Alexandra Bassel, student of the full-time advanced postgraduate programme at the School of Philology, told the HSE News Service about her internship at the University of Göttingen.

Studying Philology at HSE

First-year student at the Postgraduate School in Philology Anastasia Preobrazhenskaya is starting a two-month fellowship at the Artes Liberales department of the University of Warsaw. She has spoken to HSE News Service about her experience studying at HSE and future academic plans.

School of Philology Students Launch Tutor Outreach Volunteer Initiative

Tutor Outreach is a new volunteer initiative developed by School of Philology students under the HSE’s ICEF Outreach organization. The initiative aims to help people in children’s homes with their studies. All the volunteers work as tutors, preparing the children for exams, helping them with their homework, answering difficult questions and helping them catch up with the curriculum.

Professor Stefania Sini Gave a Lecture ‘The Study of Narrative: Fundamental Principles’

On Thursday, Professor Stefania Sini from the Amedeo Avogadro University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy gave a lecture on the study of narrative.

The Exchange Programme with Université Paris-Sorbonne — ‘A Priceless Experience’

HSE Masters student Alexei Lukashkin talks about his impressions of the exchange programme with the French and comparative literature department (Littérature française et comparée) of the Faculty of Philology (Lettres) of Paris IV (Sorbonne).

HSE BA and MA Students at the International Conference of Young Philologists

On the 12th - 14th February 2015 students from the School of Philology and Linguistics presented their papers at a conference of young philologists in Tallinn.

Article by Natalya Sarana Published in ‘Enthymema’

The School of Philology congratulates Natalya Sarana, Lecturer and postgraduate student of the School on publishing her article in the international journal ‘Enthymema’.

Finnish-Russian cooperation on lexical typology

From personal contacts to formal agreement

Slavic Derivational Morphology between Contact and Inheritance: A Corpus Driven Approach

On November 14 a research seminar on linguistics took place at the HSE.   Ruprecht von Waldenfels (Bern University) spoke on ‘Slavic Derivational Morphology between Contact and Inheritance: A Corpus Driven Approach’. The  event was organized  by the Faculty of Philology.