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"Smolny Collegium" Center

"Smolny Collegium" was created on the model of institutions of higher interdisciplinary research and is a new type of Russian academic structure.

4 december, 2019 at 18:30

Don't We Know What We Don't Know?

Presentation by Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen (Tallinn University of Technologies, Estonia; Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan) "Don't We Know What We Don't Know? Asserting Ignorance" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar and "Human Rights" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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13 november, 2019 at 18:30

Subsequent Damages by the History of Philosophy

Presentation by Jörn Henrich (Technical University of Berlin, Germany) "Subsequent Damages by the History of Philosophy" 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 october, 2019 at 18:30

What is Visible in the Nooscope

Presentation by Igor Chubarov (Tyumen State University) "What is Visible in the Nooscope? Discourses of Power and Alternative Social Knowledge" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar and "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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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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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 february, 2017 at 18:30

Terminology for the Post-Communist Autocracies

Presentation by Balint Magyar (Hungary) "Terminology for the Post-Communist Autocracies: The Case of Hungary" in the Framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" 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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19 october, 2016 at 18:00

Modern Problems of the Theory of the State

Presentation by Artemy Magun (SPbU) "Modern Problems of the Theory of the State" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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28 march, 2016 at 11:00

Concept of Politics

Roundtable discussion "Hannah Arendt and Her Concept of Politics" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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5 march, 2015 at 18:30

Policy of the Apolitical

Presentation of the book "Policy of the Apolitical" in the Framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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16 december, 2014 at 16:00

Language and Trauma

Presentation by Cathy Caruth (Cornell University) "Language and Trauma" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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11 october, 2014 at 13:00

Politics of Memory and Monumental Art

Presentation by Dmitry Vilensky, Oksana Timofeeva (St.Petersburg), Nora Shternfeld (Helsinki) "Politics of Memory and Monumental Art" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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20 september, 2014 at 11:00
Political Violence and Militant Esthetics After Socialism

Political Violence and Militant Esthetics After Socialism

Roundtable discussion "Political Violence and Militant Esthetics After Socialism" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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2 june, 2014 at 18:30

The Concept of Trinity

Presentation by Dimitris Vardoulakis (Athens) "The Concept of Trinity in Agamben's 'The Kingdom and the Glory'" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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31 may, 2014 at 15:00

Postsoviet Intellectuals, Populism, and the "People"

Presentation by Ilya Matveev, Ilya Budraitskis, Artemy Magun, Rossen Dyaglov "Postsoviet Intellectuals, Populism, and the 'People'" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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30 april, 2014 at 18:00
The History of the Cold War

The History of the Cold War

Presentation by Thomas J.Heed (USA) and Aleksander Kubyshkin (SPbU) "The History of the 'Cold War': The Experience of Mutual Learning and Teaching" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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11 april, 2014 at 18:00

The Trap of Desire

Presentation by Aleksander Stevens (Belgium) "The Trap of Desire" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).
 

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27 march, 2014 at 15:00

Civil Initiatives in Non-Civil Society

Presentation by Peter Rosenblum (Bard College, USA) "Civil Initiatives in Non-Civil Society: Example of the Democratic Republic of the Congo" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).
 

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26 march, 2014 at 18:30

Russia and the United States

Presentation by Ivan Kurilla (Volgograd State University) "Russia and the United States: Shaping the Image of the Other" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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6 november, 2013 at 18:30

Regional Constitutionalism

Presentation by Oleg Bresky "Regional Constitutionalism" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).
 

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30 september, 2013 at 18:30

Phenomenological Research

Presentation of а new issue of the Journal "Horizon. Phenomenological Research" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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14 june, 2013 at 18:00

Repetitiveness and Iteration in Analytical Experiments

Presentation by Sonya Kiriako (International Psychoanalytical Association) "Repetitiveness and Iteration in Analytical Experiments" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" 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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17 may, 2013 at 10:30
Vladimir Bibikhin’s Philosophical Heritage

Vladimir Bibikhin’s Philosophical Heritage

International Сonference "Vladimir Bibikhin’s Philosophical Heritage", dedicated to V.Bibikhin’s 75th birthday (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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15 may, 2013 at 18:30

Politics of the One

Presentation of the book "Politics of the One. Concepts of One and Many in Contemporary Thought" (Bloomsbury, 2013) in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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13 may, 2013 at 18:30

From "Creative Destruction" to "Destructive Creativity"

Presentation by Elena Trubina (Ural State University, Yekaterinburg) "From 'Creative Destruction' to 'Destructive Creativity' : Neo-Liberal City Development" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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24 april, 2013 at 18:30

The Mythology of Reasoning in the Creative Works

Presentation by Petr Rezvykh (Higher School of Economics, Moscow) "The Mythology of Reasoning in the Creative Works of F.W.J.Schelling" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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3 april, 2013 at 18:30

Multidimensional Asymmetry in Central Asia

Presentation by Ivan Sablin (University of Heidelberg) "Multidimensional Asymmetry in Central Asia in the 20th-21st Century: Siberia, Mongolia, and Tibet" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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26 january, 2013 at 16:00

The Problems of Speculative Realism

Presentation by Joel Regev (Jewish University, Jerusalem), Ray Brassier and Diana Hamis (American University of Beirut, Lebanon) "The Problems of Speculative Realism" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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5 december, 2012 at 18:30

Urban Movements of Russia

Presentation by Carine Clément "Urban Movements of Russia in 2009-2012: On the Path to Political" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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28 november, 2012 at 18:30
Think Tank in Civil Society

Think Tank in Civil Society

Presentation by Aleksei Kudrin "Think Tank in Civil Society: The Committee of Civil Initiatives" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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7 november, 2012 at 18:30

Culture of IT Workers

Presentation by Mark Lipovetsky (Colorado State University) "Culture of  IT Workers in the 1960s and Today" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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24 october, 2012 at 18:30

Group Photo and the Problem of the Political Community

Presentation by Denis Skopin (Linguistics University of Nizhny Novgorod) "Group Photo and the Problem of the Political Community" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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10 october, 2012 at 18:30

Language and Life

Presentation by Antonia Sulez (Paris 8 University) "Language and Life: How Signs Can Be an Expression of Life?" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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13 june, 2012 at 18:30

Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya Between Destruction and Sacrifice

Presentation by Jonathan Platt (University of Pittsburgh) "Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya Between Destruction and Sacrifice" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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6 june, 2012 at 18:30

Russian Citizenship from the Russian Empire to the Soviet Union

Presentation by Eric Lora "Russian Citizenship from the Russian Empire to the Soviet Union" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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23 may, 2012 at 18:30

Democratic World and Wars of Democracies

Presentation by Lotar Brock (University of Frankfurt) "Democratic World and Wars of Democracies–Is There any Contradiction in This?" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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16 may, 2012 at 18:30

Archives and Empire

Presentation by Dina Khoury (George Washington University) "Archives and Empire: The Iraqi Memory Foundation and the Struggle for Memory" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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19 april, 2012 at 18:30

Post-Event and the Subject of Absence in Modern Philosophy

Presentation by Vitaly Kosyhin (Saratov State University) "Post-Event and the Subject of Absence in Modern Philosophy" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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18 april, 2012 at 18:30

Borders of Realism

Presentation by Andrey Shcherbenok "Borders of (Socialist) Realism: Thoughtspace of the Avant-Garde in Stalinist Cinema" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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11 april, 2012 at 18:30

Common Locations in the Study of Public Spaces

Presentation by Anna Zhelnina "Common Locations in the Study of Public Spaces: A Methodology for Urban Research" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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22 february, 2012 at 18:30

The Phenomenon of Musical Time

Presentation by Mikhail Arkadiev "The Phenomenon of Musical Time and 'the Mute'" in the Framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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17 january, 2012 at 17:00

Non-Fatal Riots in the Lithuanian Territory

Presentation by Darius Stalyunas (Lithuanian Institute of History, Vilnius) "Non-Fatal Riots in the Lithuanian Territory of the Russian Empire" in the Framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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22 december, 2011 at 18:30

Culture Against Modernization

Presentation by Daniel Dondurey "Culture Against Modernization" in the Framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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21 december, 2011 at 18:30

Catherine II and Voltaire

Presentation by Christoph Payar "Catherine II and Voltaire: A Political Correspondence" in the Framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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7 december, 2011 at 18:30

History and Discipline

Presentation by Kevin Platt "History and Discipline: The De-stalinization and Memory. On Stalinism in the 1950's and 1960's" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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29 november, 2011 at 18:00

Infinities and Consciousness

Presentation by Lauren Graham (MIT) "The Power of Names in Culture and Mathematics" and Jean-Michel Kantor (Institute of Mathematics of Jussieu) "Infinities and Consciousness" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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9 november, 2011 at 18:30

What Was Communism and What are Its Achievements?

Presentation by George Derluguian (New York University) "What Was Communism and What are Its Achievements?" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" 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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7 october, 2011 at 18:30

Literature, Truth and Knowledge

Presentation by Jacques Buvressa "Literature, Truth and Knowledge" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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20 april, 2011 at 18:30

Social Life of the Law of the Empire

Presentation by Jane Burbank "Social Life of the Law of the Empire: Subjects, the Chiefs and the Sovereignty of the Kazan Province in the Beginning of the 20th Century" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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23 march, 2011 at 18:30

The Regional Project of Contemporary Art

Presentation by Alisa Prudnokova "The Regional Project of Contemporary Art-Curated and Spontaneous" in the framework of the Discussions on Contemporary Art and "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

 

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16 march, 2011 at 18:30

Historical Research

Presentation by Irina Saveleva "Historical Research in the 21st Century: The Theoretical Frontier" and Elena Vishlenkova "On the Historical Use of Visual Studies" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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9 march, 2011 at 18:30

Еvolution of the Political Outlook

Presentation by Vladimir Ryzhkov (SPbU) "Еvolution of the Political Outlook of Russian Historians of the Enlightenment (Sherbatov and Karamzin): From Aristocratic Republicanism to the Idea of a National Monarchy" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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2 march, 2011 at 18:30

Age of Cultural Prosperity

Presentation by Dmitry Panchenko (SPbU) "Age of Cultural Prosperity: A Historical Interpretation of this Phenomenon" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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16 february, 2011 at 18:30

Listen to It

Presentation by Antonia Sulez (Paris 8 University) "'Listen to It' (Samuel Beckett, 'Ashes'): What Rhymes with the Sound of Recorded Words in Beckett's Work?" in the framework of "Critique of the Social Sciences and Humanities" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

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