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Illustration for news: ‘The Past Is Never Dead. It's Not Even Past’

‘The Past Is Never Dead. It's Not Even Past’

This summer, the HSE Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences was reorganized to become the HSE Institute for Advanced Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies. Oleg Budnitskii, Doctor of Historical Sciences, head of the Centre and director of the Institute, talked to the HSE News Service about the new division.

Illustration for news: The new book "Другая Россия: Исследования по истории русской эмиграции" by Oleg Budnitskii is about to appeared

The new book "Другая Россия: Исследования по истории русской эмиграции" by Oleg Budnitskii is about to appeared

"Drugaja Rossija: Issledovanija po istorii russkoj jemigracii"

Illustration for news: "The Soviet narrative of the Warsaw ghetto uprising"

"The Soviet narrative of the Warsaw ghetto uprising"

a new article by Gennady Estraikh has been published in the journal "Acta Poloniae Historica" (123, 2021)

Illustration for news: Lost in Recalculation: How to Estimate the Scale of the Soviet Economy and Its Rate of Growth

Lost in Recalculation: How to Estimate the Scale of the Soviet Economy and Its Rate of Growth

Researchers trying to compare economic data of the USSR and capitalist countries face questions of the comprehensiveness, accessibility, and reliability of data on Soviet economic production and growth. At an online seminar hosted by the HSE University International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and its Consequences, Assistant Professor Ilya Voskoboynikov (Faculty of Economic Sciences, HSE University) presented an overview of available approaches to studying the absolute size of the Soviet economy and its growth rates.