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phone: (495) 772-95-90*22699, *22803, *22687


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Elena Penskaja


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Mikhail Pavlovets


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Maria Rovinskaya



Ekaterina Boltunova and "Russian Shorts"

Ekaterina Boltunova has become a member of the Editorial Board of a new book series, Russian Shorts, published by Bloomsbury Press.

Mysterious Russian Realism: International Conference "Effects of Verisimilitude: Modes of Russian Realism"

Professors from Stanford and New York Universities speak of the Conference at School of Philology

Staff Members of the School of Philology Discuss ‘Distant Reading’ by Franco Moretti

On May 17 th, 2016, a presentation and discussion of the Russian translation of the book ‘Distant Reading’ by Franco Moretti was held at RANEPA media loft.

Alexey Vdovin's Talk at Russian and East European Institute (Indiana Univeristy, Bloomington, USA)

Professor of the School of Philology spoke about the Russification of Patriotism during the Crimean War, 1853-56

Video of a lecture by A.A. Gippius in Pokrovsky Cathedral

The lecture 'Pre-Mongol Rus through the epighraphy: the recent discoveries' took place on the 4th of February

Erik Bulatov: 'I Just Live in the Now, and I’ve Vowed not to Turn My Back or Lie'

In an interview with the Higher School of Economics organised by the HSE School of Philology, the artist Erik Bulatov discussed his life and artwork.

Report by Alexey Vdovin at Humboldt University of Berlin

On November 11th,  Alexey Vdovin, Associate Professor at the School of Philology presented a report ‘Between Hegel and George Sand: How Russian Critics and Writers Invented Peasants in the 19th Century Fiction’ at the Institute for Slavic Studies. 

‘Poetry Keeps Coming Back to the Question of Life and Death’

The HSE School of Philology is organising a new university project, Poet in Residence. The first poet to take up the post is Alexander Kushner. In October he came to talk to students about what poetry is concerned with and promised students he would comment on their verses in the future. 

The Holy Fools Symposium in Munich

Sergey Ivanov, Professor at the School of Philology took part in the international symposium ‘The Holy Fools’ as co-organizer of the event. The symposium was held on September 11-12 at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. Ivanov presented the report ‘Holy Foolery as an Ambiguous Sanctity by Nicon of the Black Mount’. 

Congress of the International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

Ekaterina Boltunova, Associate Professor at the School of Philology organized the section ‘Marketing of Self / Self-Marketing: Strategies of Behavior and Self-Representation in the 18th Century Russia’ at the Fourteenth Congress of the International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, that took place in Rotterdam in July.
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