Medieval Russian History through the Eyes of American Historian
On June19,Valerie Kivelson, Professor of History at the University of Michigan, conducted an online workshop ‘How to Draw Hatred? The Litsevoi Letopisnyi Svod and Depictions of Religious Others’. It was organized by HSE Cenre for Medieval Studies within the series of discussions on medieval Russia.She spoke with HSE News Service about the seminar, her attitude to historical research, and having online discussions instead of live meetings.
János Bak (25.04.1929 – 18.06.2020)
János Bak died on 18 June 2020
Oleg Voskoboynikov published a translation of the 'Chronicon Salernitanum'
A translation with historical commentary of the 'Salerno Chronicle' was published by the 'Languages of Slavonic Culture'
Religious Violence and Tolerance: the Case of English Reformation
On 23 January 2020, during a regular session of the seminar "Christianity in the History of Medieval and Modern Europe" (run by the Centre in conjunction with the Centre for French-Russian Studies) Anna Seregina gave a paper "Religious Violence and the Co-existence of Different Confessions in England in the 16th 17th centuries". Below is A. Shpirt's report on the talk.
'The Middle Ages: A Big Picture', Prof. Oleg Voskoboynikov's New Book
Prof. Oleg Voskoboynikov presented his new popular book 'The Middle Ages: A Big Picture' at the Non-Fiction Bookfair in Moscow
The Goths Compared: 'East-Germanic' Communities between the Baltics, the Black Sea and the West
In early November, the Centre for Medieval Studies hosted the international conference 'The Goths Compared: "East-Germanic" Communities between the Baltics, the Black Sea and the West'
National Alchemy and National Art: Goldsmithing Centres in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe
Sergey Zotov presented a paper in the 'Symbolic Middle Ages' seminar series
The Transformation of the Roman Empire
Verena Epp (University of Marburg) gave a paper in the 'Symbolic Middle Ages' seminar series
The Legends of St. Margaret of Hungary and Medieval Dominican Hagiography
On June 4, 2019, Gábor Klaniczay (CEU) gave a lecture within the Symbolic Middle Ages Seminar. Here is the report by Alexey Izosimov.
Professor Katalin Szende (CEU) Visits the HSE Centre for Medieval Studies
Between May 24 and 27, 2019, Katalin Szende, Professor of Medieval Studies and Head of the Department of Medieval Studies of the Central European University in Budapest/Vienna, visited the Centre for Medieval Studies of the HSE. On these occasions, she gave a lecture and held a seminar, both events focusing on various aspects of medieval urban history.