Alexander M. Semyonov in Regensburg

06.07.2016 (10:08)

Russian Historian will stay as Visiting Research Fellow in July and August

The Russian historian Prof. Alexander M. Semyonov, Ph.D. is from July to mid-August 2016 Visiting Research Fellow of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg. He is professor of history at the History Department of the Higher School of Economics (HSE) in St. Petersburg.

Professor Semyonov is also a co-founder and co-editor of the international scholarly journal Ab Imperio: Studies of New Imperial History and Nationalism in the Post Soviet Space.

During his stay at the Graduate School in Regensburg he will be working on post-imperial political imagination in the Russian Empire of the early 20th century as weel as on the Soviet foreign policy during the Perestroika years.

On July 14, 2016 Professor Semyonov will give a lecture on "New Approaches to the History of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union: Politics of Diversity and Imperial Transformations" at the colloquium of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg.

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