Evgeniy Savitskiy

PhD in History
Political Philosophy



Courses taught

Orientalism and Postcolonial Studies

Academic Degrees and Qualifications

PhD in History, Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 2006

Research areas

Postcolonial Studies

Colonial and Imperial Histories, late 19th – 20th century

20th Century Cultural History

History of Historiography

Intellectual History


since 2014 – senior researcher at the Institute of World History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

since 2006 – lecturer at the Russian State University for Humanities (RGGU), Department of Cultural History and Theory, Moscow

2001-2004 – postgraduate student at the Georg August Universität Göttingen

1995-2000 – undergraduate student at the Russian State University for the Humanities (RGGU), Moscow


Savitskiy E. Rev. of: Amslinger J. Eine neue Form von Akademie: Poetik und Hermeneutik – die Anfänge. Paderborn: W. Fink, 2017 // NLO (The New Literary Observer). 2018. No. 4 (152). In print.

Savitskiy E. History and Apologia of Dignity in Contemporary Anglo-American Philosophy // NLO (The New Literary Observer). 2018. No. 3 (151). P. 322-334.

Savitskiy E. War Experience in Literature and the Social Sciences // NLO (The New Literary Observer). 2018. No. 2 (150). P. 300-311.

Savitskiy E. Why would we compare centuries’ ends in Britain? // NLO (The New Literary Observer). 2018. No. 1 (149). P. 640-646.

Savitskiy E. The Face, its Disfigurement, Loss, and Replacement in the History of European Culture // NLO (The New Literary Observer). 2017. No. 6 (148). P. 309-320.

Savitskiy E. Colonial Sites of Memory in Germany and Russia // Vorobyeva O.V., Leontyeva O.B. (Eds.) Professional historiography and historical memory: Experience of interaction and intersection in the comparative historical perspective. Moscow: Akvilon, 2017. P. 152-164.

Savitskiy E. Visual representations of social differences at the end of the 19th century. «An artistic album of life photographs» by A.O.Karelin // RSUH Bulletin (Vestnik RGGU). 2017. No. 6 (27). P. 90-106.

Savitskiy E. Rev. of: Ebner T. Nationalsozialistische Kolonialliteratur: Koloniale und antisemitische Verräterfiguren „hinter den Kulissen des Welttheaters“ Paderborn: W. Fink, 2016 // NLO (The New Literary Observer). 2017. No. 5. (147). P. 360-364.

Savitskiy E. Politics of Thievery: Falsification, Theft, and Plagiarism as Originary Cultural Practices from Prometeus to our Time // NLO (The New Literary Observer). 2017. No. 4 (146). P. 307-319.

Savitskiy E. Demons at the Zoo: Contemporary Art and the Colonization of the Far North in 1890s Russia // NLO (The New Literary Observer). 2017. No. 2 (144). P. 260-284.

Savitskiy E. Popular Theories and the Study of the Everyday // NLO (The New Literary Observer). 2016. No. 3 (139). P. 328-335.

Savitskiy E. “Preposterous History”: Anachronistic Middle Ages at the Turn of the 20-21st centuries // Sociology of Power (Sociologiya vlasti). 2016. Vol. 28. No. 2 (2016). P. 62-77.

Savitskiy E. How Should Historians Use Theory? // NLO (The New Literary Observer). 2016. No. 1 (137). P. 297-306.

Savitskiy E. Between “Genocide”, “Occupation” and “Brotherhood of Nations”: Languages for Describing Imperial/Сolonial Pasts in the Postsoviet Age // Lapina-Kratasyuk E.G., Moroz O.V., Nim E.G. (Eds.) Language Setting: Communications Management on the Postsoviet Space. Moscow: NLO, 2016. P. 21-39.