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Oleg Morozov

Candidate of Sciences, Historian

Summary

Oleg Morozov is Junior Research Fellow at the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities and Senior Lecturer at the School of History, National Research University Higher School of Economics. In 2012, he graduated from the Faculty of Foreign Languages of Lomonosov Moscow State University as Translator/Interpreter in English and German. In 2013, he received his master’s degree in History of Knowledge in Comparative Perspective. In 2015, he finished his doctoral program at the Higher School of Economics, and in 2016 he defended his dissertation on the history of Russian and German universities. He participated in conferences, colloquia and workshops at the universities of Berlin, Tübingen, Freiburg, and Warsaw, as well as in Moscow Carnegie Center and German Historical Institute in Moscow. In summer 2014, he was a visiting researcher at the Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at USHMM in Washington D. C. He has publications in scholarly periodicals, e. g. History of Education and Children’s Literature, Kasvatus & Aika, Rossijskaja istorija, Dialog so vremenem, Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, Istorija i istoricheskaja pamjat, as well as in Russian non-scholarly outlets, e. g. Ezhednevnyj zhurnal, Nezavisimaja gazeta, Postnauka, Open Russia, and Portal-Credo.ru.

work history

20142016

Senior Lecturer (adjunct)

School of History | HSE

Seminars on general history of Russia, lectures on the history of universities and general Russian history for prospective students, research advisor | Undergraduates, 1st year

Education

2016

Candidate of Sciences

SKFU | Stavropol

Dissertation: "Universitetskie jubilei v Rossii i Germanii nachala XX veka" | "University Jubilees in Russia and Germany in the Early Twentieth Century"

20122015

Doctoral Program in Russian History

History Graduate School | HSE

Research Advisor: Elena A. Vishlenkova, Doctor of Sciences, Professor, Deputy Director of IGITI

20122013

M. A. History of Knowledge in Comparative Perspective

School of History | HSE

Dissertation: "Constructing the Past: University Jubilees of the German Empire in the Late Nineteenth and in the Early Twentieth Century"

Language proficiency tests

2015

TOEFL iBT 96

Educational Testing Service
2014

IELTS Academic 7.5

International English Language Testing System
2012

DSH Test 74%

Humboldt University of Berlin

Fellowships and grants

  • HSE grant at the Initiative Educational Projects Contest (IOP). Topic: "Research Seminars at HSE Lyceum" (2016)
  • Research fellowship of the German Historical Institute Moscow (2014)
  • Summer fellowship of the Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies (2014)
  • HSE doctoral fellowship (2012–2015)

INTERNships

  • Eberhard Karl University of Tübingen (2015)
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (2014)
  • Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg (2014)
  • Eberhard Karl University of Tübingen (2013)
  • Humboldt University of Berlin (2013)
  • Philipp University of Marburg (2010)
  • Paris Lodron University of Salzburg (2009)

Research projects

  • History and Practice of Scholarly Reviewing in the Academic Culture of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries | HSE (2016)
  • Experts and Expert Institutions: History of Academic (Self)Evaluation at Russian Universities in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries | Center for University Studies | IGITI | HSE (2016)
  • The Criteria of Scientificity and Effectiveness in the Humanities: the History of Professional Conventions in Russia and the Soviet Union | Center for University Studies | IGITI | HSE (2015)
  • Academic Attestation and Degree Awards at European Universities in the Modern Era | Center for University Studies | IGITI | HSE (2014)
  • The Construction of Tradition: the Problem of Continuity and Caesurae in the History of Russian Universities | Center for University Studies | IGITI | HSE (2013)
  • Religious Life in Russia Today: a Systematic Description |  Keston Institute (2011–2013)

 

Research interests

  • history of ideas
  • history of universities
  • memory studies
  • history of churches and religions
  • historical epistemology and narrativity 
  • comparative history of Germany and Russia

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Morozov, Oleg. "Vilgelm fon Gumboldt i Berlinskij universitet: Novyj vzgljad na proishozhdenie gumboldtovskogo mifa." Dialog so vremenem (expected in 2017) | "Wilhelm von Humboldt and Berlin University: a New Look at the Origin of the Humboldt Myth"
  • Morozov, Oleg. "Kriterii ocenivanija nauchnyh tekstov v zhurnalnyh recenzijah vtoroj poloviny XIX veka (na primere Zhurnala Ministerstva narodnogo prosveshhenija)." Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie (expected in 2017) | "The Assessment Criteria for Academic Texts in Scholarly Reviews in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century (using Journal of the Ministry of Public Education as an example)"
  • Morozov, Oleg. "Vivat Academia–Pereat Diabolus: 150-letie Imperatorskogo Moskovskogo universiteta nakanune Pervoj russkoj revoljucii." Novoe proshloe  2 (2016): 107–120 | "Vivat Academia–Pereat Diabolus: Sesquicentennial of Imperial Moscow University before the First Russian Revolution"
  • Morozov, Oleg. "Nesostojavshijsja prazdnik: 100-letnij jubilej Imperatorskogo Kazanskogo universiteta." Rossijskaya istoriya  2 (2016): 192–203 | "A Cancelled Festival: the Centennial Jubilee of Imperial Kazan University"
  • Morozov, Oleg. "Uchenaja korporacija i politicheskaja vlast: podgotovka i prazdnovanie jubileja Tjubingenskogo universiteta v 1877 godu." Istoricheskaya i socialno-obrazovatelnaya mysl  7/3 (2015): 45–50 | "Academic Corporation and Political Power: Arranging and Celebrating the Jubilee of Tübingen University in 1877"
  • Morozov, Oleg. "Vliyanie iubileev na razvitie istoriopisaniya germanskih universitetov v Novoe i Novejshee vremya." Klio  97 (2015), 58–66 | "The Impact of Jubilees in German University History Writing in the Modern and Contemporary Periods"
  • Morozov, Oleg. "The Historical Past of Tübingen University within the 1927 Jubilee Context." History of Education and Children's Literature  9 (2014): 301–320

Articles in Edited Collections

  • Bazhenov, Oleg & Morozov, Oleg. "Universitet 1990-h gg. v intervju sovremennyh istorikov." In Istoriya i istoricheskaya pamat, edited by A. Gladyshev & T. Bulygina, 218–229. Saratov, Stavropol: Severo-Kavkazskij federalnyj universitet, 2015 | "The University of 1990s in the Interviews of Modern Historians"
  • Morozov, Oleg. "Legendy i mify rossijskoj istorii: istoricheskaja politika rukovodstva Russkoj pravoslavnoj cerkvi v nachale XXI v." In Montazh i demontazh sekularnogo mira, edited by S. Filatov & S. Malashenko, 255–322. Moscow: Rosspen, 2014 | "The Legends and Myths of Russian History: the Russian Orthodox Church's Approach to History at the Start of the Twenty-First Century"
  • Morozov, Oleg. "Sovremennaja RPC v zerkale religioznoj filosofii L. N. Tolstogo: cerkov, vlast i vera v Rossii." In Fenomen tvorcheskoj lichnosti v kulture, edited by A. Vashenko, vol. 2, 56–69. Moscow: Faculty of Foreign Languages and Area Studies of Moscow State University, 2011 | "The Russian Orthodox Church in the Mirror of Leo Tolstoy's Religious Philosophy: Church, Faith, and Political Power in Contemporary Russia"

Book Reviews

  • Morozov, Oleg. Review of National, Nordic or European? Nineteenth-Century University Jubilees and Nordic Cooperation, edited by Pieter Dhondt, and University Jubilees and University History Writing: a Challenging Relationship, edited by by Pieter Dhondt. Kasvatus ja Aika  3 (2015). doi: http://www.kasvatus-ja-aika.fi/site/?lan=1&page_id=726
  • Morozov, Oleg. Review of Andreas Aurifaber (1515–1559) i ego Istorija jantarja, by I. A. Polyakova. Vestnik Baltijskogo federalnogo universiteta imeni I. Kanta  6 (2015): 156–158 | "Review of Andreas Aurifaber (1515–1559) and His History of Amber"
  • Morozov, Oleg. Review of Istoricheskaja pamjat i obrazy proshlogo v rossijskoj kulture XIX–nachala XX v., by O. B. Leontieva. Dialog so vremenem  46 (2014): 374–383 | Review of Historical Memory and the Images of the Past in the Russian Culture of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 

Other Publications

  • Morozov, Oleg. "Pjat knig ob istorii universitetskoj identichnosti v Evrope i Rossii." Postauka (2015). doi: http://postnauka.ru/books/51637 | Five Books on the History of Academic Identity in Europe and Russia
  • Morozov, Oleg. "'Propovedovat leto Gospodne blagoprijatnoe:' missija Cerkvi hristian adventistov sed'mogo dnja v Rossii." Moscow International SDA Church. doi: http://new.mosadvent.ru/publications/smi/1327 | "The Mission of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Russia"
  • Morozov, Oleg. "Pravoslavie i subkultury: sovremennye problemy missionerskoj dejatelnosti RPC v neformalnoj srede." Religia i pravo  57 (2010): 18–21 | "Orthodoxy and Subcultures: Modern Problems of the Russian Orthodox Church's Missionary Work in Russian Informal Environment"