Public seminars

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Prof. Anisimov: Women in power as a problem in XVIII century

Amazing paradox arose in the eighteenth century Russia – in a country mostly dominated by patriarchal norms and outright despotism, most of the century women, largely perceived as a "vessel of sin" or "not a full-fledged human being", were in power. These Empresses had been ruling for three quarters of a century - "three widows and a girl" - Catherine I, Anna Ioannovna, Catherine II and Elizaveta Petrovna.
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François-Xavier Nérard: Writing to the power

Last Thursday evening François -Xavier Nérard, the French writer and author of many bestsellers held an open seminar devoted to "Signaling, Complaining or Squealing? Popular discontent of Soviet Citizens under the Stalinist regime". The area of Prof. Nerard's interests lies in the Soviet period of Russian history, particularly the phenomenon of squealing and debunking and its role in the Soviet society.
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The Arctic Studies education in Saint Petersburg

Dr. Nikolai Vakhtin, Professor at the Department of Anthropology in the EUSP delivered a lecture on the Arctic Studies at Saint Petersburg, their origins, development and perspectives.
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Leo Strauss in South Park: Political Philosophy meets Popular Culture

Alexander Pavlov, PhD in Law, researcher at the Center Fundamental Sociology HSE, who is widely published on the popular culture and philosophy, cinema and postmodernism, carried out our latest open seminar.
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The Faith, The Soil, The Blood: How to Write Textbooks on Geopolitics

On the 21th of February took place another open seminar The Faith, The Soil, The Blood: How to Write Textbooks on Geopolitics in Modern Russia carried out by Mikhail Suslov, PhD in History, researcher at the Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies (Sweden).
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Responsibility of Intellectuals: On the Maidan and Outside It

On the 24th of February we hosted Lyubov Fadeeva, Professor of Political Science, Chair of Political Science Department at the Perm State University with the guest lecture Responsibility of Intellectuals: On the Maidan and Outside It.