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Center for Study of Civil Society and Human Rights

The purpose of the Center is to study civil society and human rights, as well as in the development of training programs covering human rights issues and civic participation

9 december, 2019 at 15:00

Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Founding of the UN

Presentation by David Woolner (Bard College, USA) "Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Founding of the UN. Last 100 Days: Franklin Roosevelt in War and Peace" in the framework of "Politics and Culture" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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6 december, 2019 at 15:00

Tool of Representation of Political Violence in the 20th Century

Roundtable discussion "Photography as a Tool of Representation of Political Violence in the 20th Century: Strategies and Interpretations" in the framework of "Politics and Culture" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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4 december, 2019 at 16:30

Digital Technology in the Fight Against Crime

Presentation by Anna Gurinskaya, Ilona Meshcheryakova and Polina Smirnova (SPbU) "Digital Technology in the Fight Against Crime: The Right to Privacy vs. Security" in the framework of "Politics and Culture" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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15 november, 2019 at 16:30

On the Concept of the Enemy in the USSR

Presentation by Raphaëlle Auclert (University of Sheffield, France) "On the Concept of the Enemy in the USSR 1930-1950" in the framework of "Politics and Culture" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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7 november, 2019 at 18:30

The Evolution of the Institution of the Commissioner for Human Rights

Presentation by Alexander Sungurov (High School of Economics) "The Evolution of the Institution of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Subjects of the Russian Federation" in the framework of "Politics and Culture" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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25 october, 2019 at 18:00

Sustainable Development of Indigenous Peoples

Presentation by Dmitry Harakka-Zaitsev (UN) "Sustainable Development of Indigenous Peoples: Globalization, Urbanization and Traditions" in the framework of "Politics and Culture" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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3 - 4 june, 2019
On the Other Side of Post-Truth

On the Other Side of Post-Truth

Roundtable discussion "On the Other Side of Post-Truth: Modern Media Landscapes" in the framework of "Politics and Culture" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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15 may, 2019 at 18:30

"Food Security" in the Perspective of Civil Rights

Presentation by Konstantin Kaminski (Humboldt University, Germany) and Erik Martin (Viadrina European University, Germany) "'Food Security' in the Perspective of Civil Rights" in the framework of "Politics and Culture" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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25 april, 2019 at 16:30

Independent Bookselling

Roundtable discussion "Independent Bookselling: Between Commerce and Enlightenment" in the framework of "Politics and Culture" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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22 february, 2019 at 18:30

Protest Epistemology

Presentation by Oleg Zhuravlev (Tyumen State University) "Protest Epistemology: Political Metaphysics vs Activist Positivism" in the framework of "Politics and Culture" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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18 february, 2019 at 18:00

The Destiny of Man

Presentation by Viktor Misiano (Moscow Art Magazine) "'The Destiny of Man,' the Experience of Representing Violence" in the framework of "Politics and Culture" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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23 november, 2018 at 17:30
Unnatural Characters in Contemporary British Fiction

Unnatural Characters in Contemporary British Fiction

Presentation by James Harker (Bard College, Germany) "Unnatural Characters in Contemporary British Fiction" in the framework of "Politics and Culture" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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1 november, 2018 at 17:30

The Experience of Protecting the Human Rights

Presentation by Ilya Sivoldaev (Voronezh) "The Experience of Protecting the Rights of Socially Vulnerable Categories of the Population in the European Court of Human Rights" in the framework of "Politics and Culture" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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17 october, 2018 at 18:30
Labor Migration and Transnationalism

Labor Migration and Transnationalism

Presentation by Sergey Abashin (EUSP) and Olga Brednikova (CISR) "Labor Migration and Transnationalism" in the framework of "Politics and Culture" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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15 october, 2018 at 18:30
The State Duma and Reforms in the Social Sphere

The State Duma and Reforms in the Social Sphere

Presentation by Oleg Shein (Moscow) "The State Duma and Reforms in the Social Sphere" in the framework of "Politics and Culture" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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3 april, 2018 at 18:30

Politics of Culture and the Culture of Politics

Presentation by Oleg Shein (Moscow) "Politics of Culture and the Culture of Politics in Modern Russia" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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14 - 15 december, 2017
Michel Foucault and the Problems of Modern Society

Michel Foucault and the Problems of Modern Society

Roundtable discussion "Michel Foucault and the Problems of Modern Society" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar and "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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17 november, 2017 at 18:30

Information Security in Russia

Roundtable discussion "Information Security in Russia" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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29 september, 2017 at 16:00
Constitutional Justice

Constitutional Justice

Roundtable discussion "Constitutional Justice" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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30 - 31 may, 2017
Civil Society in the 21st Century

Civil Society in the 21st Century

Roundtable discussion "Civil Society in the 21st Century" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar and "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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17 may, 2017 at 18:30

Criticism of Bored Reason

Presentation by Dmitry Nikulin (New School, USA) "Criticism of Bored Reason" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar and "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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25 april, 2017 at 12:30

Building the Common Human World

Roundtable discussion "Building the Common Human World: Hannah Arendt and Public Action" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar and "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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10 april, 2017 at 18:30

Modern Russia as the National Multiethnic State

Presentation by Carine Clement (SPbU) "Modern Russia as the National Multiethnic State: Problems and Decisions" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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24 march, 2017 at 18:30

The Problem of Minorities and Federalism

Presentation by Andrey Zakharov (Moscow) "The Problem of Minorities and Federalism" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar and "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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16 december, 2016 at 15:30

Art and Politics

Roundtable discussion "Art and Politics (Walter Benjamin's Legacy)" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar and "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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3 october, 2016 at 18:30

A Theoretical Understanding of Nationalism

Presentation by Ksenia Brailovskaya and Maria Nozhenko (St.Petersburg) "A Theoretical Understanding of Nationalism" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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16 may, 2016 at 18:30

Police Reforms and "High Vigilance"

Presentation by Gilles Favarel-Garrigues (Paris) "Police Reforms and "High Vigilance": A Comparative Analysis on the Example of Russia" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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23 april, 2016 at 18:00

Methods of Teaching Problems of Civil Society

Presentation by Carine Clement and Elena Belokurova (SPbU) "Methods of Teaching Problems of Civil Society in the Social Sciences" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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11 april, 2016 at 18:30

International Administration of the Law South Africa

Presentation by Peter Rosenblum (Bard College, USA) "International Administration of the Law South Africa" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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4 april, 2016 at 18:30

The Ideological Context of Russian Foreign Policy

Presentation by Fedor Lukyanov (Moscow) "The Ideological Context of Russian Foreign Policy" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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29 march, 2016 at 11:00

Origins of Totalitarianism

Roundtable discussion "Origins of Totalitarianism: Totalitarianism, Nazism and Stalinism in the Teachings of Hannah Arendt" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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7 december, 2015 at 18:00

About the Problem of Human Rights and Photography

Presentation by Nina Sosna (Higher School of Economics, Moscow) "About the Problem of Human Rights and Photography" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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17 november, 2015 at 18:30

Analysis of "Collective Violent Acts" in Kondopoga

Presentation by Lukasz Jurczyszyn (Poland) "Analysis of 'Collective Violent Acts' in Kondopoga" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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19 october, 2015 at 18:30

Right for the Image

Presentation by Gustavo Chataignier (Brazil) "Right for the Image: Brazilian Cinema Novo and the Issue of Visibility" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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5 - 7 june, 2015

Modern Social Movements

Conference "Modern Social Movements: Questions About Subjects and Politicization" (58-60 Galernaya St.)

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25 may, 2015 at 18:30

Kant and Human Rights

Presentation by Ivan Vukovich (Serbia) "E.Kant and Human Rights" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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18 may, 2015 at 18:30

Russian Non-governmental Organisations and States

Presentation by Francoise Dauce (France) and Chan Uey (Canada) “About the Inconsistent Relations of Russian NGOs and States” in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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16 may, 2015 at 16:00

Will Humanitarian Drones Save Us?

Presentation by Dan Gettinger and Arthur Holland (New York) “Will Humanitarian Drones Save Us?” in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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13 may, 2015 at 17:00

Intellectual Online Platforms

Presentation by Anton Oleynik (SPbU) "Intellectual Online Platforms" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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27 april, 2015 at 18:30

Intellectual Freedoms and Academic Rights

Presentation by Aleksei Kouprianov (St.Petersburg) and Viktor Makarenko (Rostov-on-Don) "Intellectual Freedoms and Academic Rights: Russian Practicians" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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6 april, 2015 at 18:30
Presentation of Denis Skopin's Book

Presentation of Denis Skopin's Book

Presentation of Denis Skopin's book (SPbU) "Policy of Disappearance and Photography" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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28 february, 2015 at 17:00

Architecture and Urban Planning in Socialist Cities

Discussion "Architecture and Urban Planning in Socialist Cities: Everyday Practice for the Use of City Space" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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22 october, 2014 at 18:00

Understanding "The Arab Spring"

Presentation by Gilbert Achcar (University of London) "Understanding 'The Arab Spring'" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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6 october, 2014 at 11:00

Qualitative Data Management

Presentation by Grigory Okhotin, Denis Volkov, Daniil Beylinson (Moscow) "Qualitative Data Management: Existing Technologies and Their Relevance to Some Issues of Human Rights" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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29 september, 2014 at 18:30

From Personal to Public Involvement

Presentation by Laurent Thevenot (Paris) "From Personal to Public Involvement" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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22 september, 2014 at 18:30

Journalism of Facts vs Journalism of Opinion

Presentation by Ivan Davydov (Moscow) "Journalism of Facts vs Journalism of Opinion?" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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15 september, 2014 at 18:30

Reform of the School System of Education

Discussion "Reform of the School System of Education: New Conditions, New Pedagogical Approaches" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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21 may, 2014 at 17:00

Meeting with Nikolay Berman

Meeting with dramatic critic Nikolay Berman in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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20 may, 2014 at 18:30

International Tribunal for Lebanon

Presentation by Karim Jel' Mufti (Beirut Arab University) "International Tribunal for Lebanon: Problems and Prospects" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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14 april, 2014 at 18:30

LGBT Rights in Ireland

Presentation by Michael Barron (Ireland) "LGBT Rights in Ireland" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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28 march, 2014 at 18:30

The Rights of Ethnic Minorities Living in Estonia

Presentation by Merle Haruoja (Estonian Institute of Human Rights) "The Rights of Ethnic Minorities Living in Estonia" in the framework of the "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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17 march, 2014 at 16:30

Taksim Square and Modern Internal Policy of Turkey

Presentation by Lami Bertan Tokuzlu "Taksim Square and Modern Internal Policy of Turkey: Academic Freedoms and the Status of Foreigners in Turkey During the Gezi Park Events" in the framework of the "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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12 march, 2014 at 13:00

Xenophobia and Right-Wing Radicalism

Roundtable discussion "Xenophobia and Rght-Wing Radicalism in St.Petersburg: What Can the State and Society Do?" in the framework of the "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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19 february, 2014 at 18:30

Human Rights and Criminal Prosecution

Presentation by Maria Schklyaruk and Aleksei Tsarev "Human Rights and Criminal Prosecution: Why the Criminal Process and Accusatory Have Become Synonymous in Russia?" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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11 december, 2013 at 18:30

Psychiatrists in Grey

Presentation by Ekatherina Khodzhaeva (EUSP) "'Psychiatrists in Grey': Control of Mentally Ill Citizens by the Precincts of MIA" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).
 

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3 december, 2013 at 18:30

Anna Akhmatova and Aesopian Language in the Post-Stalin Era

Presentation by Irina Sandomirskay (Stockholm) "Anna Akhmatova and Aesopian Language in the Post-Stalin Era" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).
 

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29 may, 2013 at 18:30

The Imperial Entanglements of a Discipline

Presentation of the book "Sociology and Empire: The Imperial Entanglements of a Discipline" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar and "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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21 may, 2013 at 17:00

The Formation of Political-Legal Concepts

Mini Сonference "The Formation of Political-Legal Concepts in Theological Discourse of Spanish Scholasticism of 16th-17th Century" (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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30 april, 2013 at 19:00

Civil Сontrol over the Actions of Authority in the Public Sphere

Presentation by Dmitry Makarov and Aleksander Druk "Civil Сontrol over the Actions of Authority in the Public Sphere as a Form of Participation in the Defense of Human Rights" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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29 april, 2013 at 18:30

Civil Initiatives and Regional Identity

Presentation by Anna Karpenko "Civil Initiatives and Regional Identity: The Experience of Kaliningrad" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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22 april, 2013 at 18:30

Federalism, Authoritarianism, and Regional Politics

Presentation by Andrey Starodubtsev "Federalism, Authoritarianism, and Regional Politics: 'The Iron Triangle' of Territorial Governance in Russia" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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15 april, 2013 at 18:30

Human Rights and Ethics

Presentation by Petr Kirshleger (Switzerland) "Human Rights and Ethics" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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8 april, 2013 at 18:30

Challenging the City’s Domain

Presentation by Anisiya Khokhlova and Elena Tyikanova (SPbU) "Challenging the City’s Domain in Situations of Various Uncertainties: Interaction of Powers, Developers and Local Organizations in St.Petersburg" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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14 march, 2013 at 19:00

Christianity and LGBT

Presentation by Jim Malkehei (Metropolitan Community Church) "Christianity and LGBT: Eternal Strife or Reconciliation?" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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25 february, 2013 at 18:30

Political Subjectification in Contemporary Russia

Presentation by Svetlana Erpyleva and Inna Silova (EUSP) "Political Subjectification in Contemporary Russia Through the Example of Civil Movements of 2011-2012" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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20 february, 2013 at 18:30

The Birth of a New Theater Movement in Russia

Presentation by Georg Jeno (Institute "Liberal Art School", Germany) "The Birth of a New Theater Movement in Russia–a Documentary Theater" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar and the Art History Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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10 december, 2012 at 18:30

Redesigning Schools

Presentation by Anna Zhelnina and Maria Veits "Redesigning Schools: Doing it in Such a Way that Students Want to Study There" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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3 december, 2012 at 18:30

The Judicial System and Human Rights

Presentation by Ella Paneyakh (EUSP) "The Judicial System and Human Rights" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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12 november, 2012 at 18:30

Migration and Xenophobia

Presentation by Raisa Akifeva and Guzel Sabirova "Migration and Xenophobia" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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6 november, 2012 at 16:30

Freedom of Speech

Meeting of students from the course "Freedom of Speech" with Ivan Lait (University of California, Los Angeles) in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar.

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29 october, 2012 at 18:30

Actionism with and Without a Female Face

Presentation by Elena Omelchenko "Actionism with and Without a Female Face: The Case of Pussy Riot" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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12 october, 2012 at 18:30

Human Rights and Corruption

Presentation by Andrey Kalih and Dmitry Dubrovsky "Human Rights and Corruption" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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21 june, 2012 at 19:30

Russian Forest

Film screening "Russian Forest" by Art Group "What to Do?" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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9 april, 2012 at 18:30

Meeting with Olga Egorova

Presentation by Olga Egorova and film screenings in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar and the Discussions on Contemporary Art (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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2 april, 2012 at 18:30

Students in the Fight for Their Rights

Presentation by Ksenia Yarmoshyna "Students in the Fight for Their Rights: European Experience and Perspectives for Contemporary Russia" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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12 march, 2012 at 18:30

One Hundred Years Hail Protection

Presentation by Elena Minchenok "St.Petersburg: One Hundred Years Hail Protection" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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5 march, 2012 at 18:30

Violence in the Cinema

Roundtable discussion "Violence in the Cinema: Images and the Contexts" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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20 february, 2012 at 18:30

A City not for the Weak

Presentation of the research project "St.Petersburg: A City not for the Weak" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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12 december, 2011 at 18:30

Anti-Nuclear Movement

Roundtable discussion "Anti-Nuclear Movement" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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14 november, 2011 at 18:30

Democracy and Federalism

Roundtable discussion "Democracy and Federalism: A Discussion of the Relation Between Concepts, Ideas and Practices" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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2 november, 2011 at 18:00

Хenophobia, Nationalism, Anti-Fascist Strategy

Open meeting "Хenophobia, Nationalism, Anti-fascist Strategy in Modern Society" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar and "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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31 october, 2011 at 18:30

Volunteers and the State

Presentation by Dmitry Markov "Volunteers and the State: Sworn Friends" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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17 october, 2011 at 18:30

Who Owns the Rights of Animals?

Roundtable discussion "Who Owns the Rights of Animals?" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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3 october, 2011 at 18:30

A Woman's Body

Roundtable discussion "A Woman's Body: The Right to Choose or Obligation to Give Birth?" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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12 may, 2011 at 18:00

A Controversial Story

Presentation of the documentary "A Controversial Story" and meeting with the film director Uldis Neiburgs in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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27 april, 2011 at 12:00

The Use of Anti-Extremist Legislation

Press conference "The Use of Anti-extremist Legislation to Counteract Radical Forms of Xenophobia and the Abuses of This Legislation" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (73 Liteyny Avenue).

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1 april, 2011 at 16:30

Human Rights and Sociology

Discussion "Human Rights and Sociology: Problems of 'Involved Research' of Sensitive Groups" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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21 february, 2011 at 18:30

The Presidential Campaign in Belarus

Presentation by Aleksander Lagvinets "The Presidential Campaign in Belarus and Human Rights" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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14 february, 2011 at 18:30

Human Rights in St.Petersburg

Presentation by Natalia Evdokimova "Human Rights in St.Petersburg" in the framework of "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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