Professor Irina M. Savelieva


Other positions: Academic degrees and titles:
  • Diploma in history (Moscow State Lomonosov University, 1970)
  • Ph.D. in history (Institute for International Labor Movement, USSR Academy of Sciences, 1975)
  • Dr.habil. in history (Institute for World Economy and International Relations, USSR Academy of Sciences, 1990)
  • Ordinary professor of HSE (2005)
Fields of interests:
  • Methodology of history
  • Sociology of knowledge
  • History of ideas
  • Social history (19th-20th centuries)
  • European and American historiography
Teaching courses:
  • Theory of historical knowledge
Main publications:
  • Books
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Classical Heritage Klassicheskoye naslediie. M.: GU-VShE, 2010. - 336 p.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Social Representations of the Past, or Do Americans Know History. Social'nye predstavlenija o proshlom, ili Znajut li amerikantsy istoriju. M.: Novoe literatirnoe obozrenie, 2008. - 456 s.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Knowledge About the Past: Theory and History. 2 vols. V. 1: Construction of the Past. V. 2: Images of the Past. Znanie o proshlom: teoriya i istoriya. V 2-h t. T. 1: Konstruirovanie proshlogo. T. 2: Obrazy proshlogo. SPb.: Nauka, 2003, 2006, 632 s.; 751 s.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. History and Time: In Search of the Lost. Istoriya i vremya: v poiskah utrachennogo. M.: Yazyki russkoi kul'tury, 1997, 800 s. Also Bulgarian edition (Sofia: Stigmati, 2006)
    • Poletayev A. V., Savelieva I. M. Kondratiev Cycles and Development of Capitalism: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Cikly Kondrat'eva i razvitie kapitalizma (opyt mezhdisciplinarnogo issledovaniya). M.: Nauka, 1993, 249 s. Second edition: Poletayev A. V., Savelieva I. M. “Kondratiev Cycles” in Historical Retrospect. "Tsikly Kondrat'eva" v istoricheskoj retrospektive. M.: Justicinform, 2009. – 272 s.
    • Savelieva I. M. Alternative World: Models and Ideals. Al'ternativnyi mir: modeli i idealy. M.: Nauka, 1990, 208 s.
    • Savel'eva I. M. Labor and Society in the USA in the 20th Century. Profsoyuzy i obshestvo v SShA v XX v.: kritika burzhuazno-reformistskih koncepcii. M.: Nauka, 1983, 265 s.
  • Collective volumes
    • Axer J., Savelieva I. (eds.). National Social Sciences and the Humanities in the World Context: Russia and Poland. Natsional'naya gumanitarnaya nauka v mirovom kinekste: opyt Rossii i Pol'shi . Moscow: GU–VShE, 2010. - 368 s.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. (eds.). Classics in the Modern Social Sciences and Humanities Klassika i klassiki v social'nom i gumanitarnom znanii. M.: Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2009. – 536 s.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. (eds.). Phenomenon of the Past. Fenomen proshlogo. M.: GU-VShE, 2005. - 476 s.
  • Textbooks
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Theory of Historical Knowledge. Teorija istoricheskogo znanija (uchebnoe posobie dlja vuzov). SPb.: Aleteia; M.: GU-VShE, 2008, 523 s.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Sociology of Knowledge About the Past. Sociologija znanija o proshlom (uchebnoe posobie dlja vuzov). M. : GU-VShE, 2005, 344 s.
  • Recent articles
    • Savelieva I. M. , Poletayev A. V. History of the Term «Classics». Istorija ponjatija «klassika» // «Cogito. Al'manakh istorii idej». Vyp. 4. Rostov-na-Donu: Logos, 2009. S. 9-26.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Publications of Russian Social Scientists in Foreign Periodicals: Sociometric Analysis. Zarubezhnye publikacii rossijskikh gumanitariev: sociometricheskij analiz // «Voprosy obrazovanija». 2009. № 4. S. 199-217.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Historical Science and Public Expectations. Istoricheskaja nauka i ozhidanija obschestva // «Obschestvennye nauki i sovremennost'». 2009. № 5. S. 134-149.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Introduction: Do Scholars Need to Speak to Ghosts? Vvedenie: Dolzhny li uchenye obschat'sja s prizrakami? // Klassika i klassiki v social'nom i gumanitarnom znanii / Red. I. M. Savelieva, A. V. Poletayev. M.: Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2009. S. 5-8.
    • Savelieva I. M. Classics in History: Forms of Existence. Klassika v istoriografii: formy prisutstvija // Klassika i klassiki v social'nom i gumanitarnom znanii / Red. I. M. Savelieva, A. V. Poletayev. M.: Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2009. S. 294-331.
    • Savelieva I. M. Presence and Absence of Russia in International Social Sciences and Humanities Prisutstvie i otsutstvie Rossii v mirovoj social'noj i gumanitarnoj nauke // Puti Rossii. T. XVI. Sovremennoe intellektual'noe prostranstvo: shkoly, napravlenija, pokolenija / Red. M. G. Pougacheva, V. S. Vakhshtayn. M.: Universitetskaja kniga, 2009. S. 105-118.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. «Raising History to the Rank of Science» (On the Bicentenary Jubilee of Johann Gustav Droysen) «Vozvedenie istorii v rang nauki» (k yubileyu Ioganna Gustava Droyzena) // «Dialog so vremenem. Al'manach intellektual'noy istorii». 2008. Vyp. 25/1. S. 26–54.
    • Savelyeva, Irina M. and Poletayev, Andrey V. History Among Other Social Sciences // «Social Sciences» (Minneapolis), 2008, vol. 39, no. 3, p.28-42.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Mass Knowledge About the Past: Theoretical Approaches. Obydennye predstavleniya o proshlom: teoreticheskie podchody // Dialogi so vremenem: Pamyat' o proshlom v kontekste istorii / Red. L. P. Repina. M.: Krug', 2008, s. 50–76.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Mass Knowledge About the Past: Empirical Analysis. Obydennye predstavleniya o proshlom: empiricheskiy analiz // Dialogi so vremenem: Pamyat' o proshlom v kontekste istorii / Red. L. P. Repina. M.: Krug', 2008, s. 77–99.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Sources of Americans’ Knowledge About the Past Istochniki formirovaniya masovych predstavleniy amerikanzev o proshlom // «Sozial'naya istoriya. Ezhegodnik, 2007». M.: ROSSPEN, 2008, s. 335–358.
    • Savelieva, Irina. The role of partnerships in developing social sciences and humanities at Russian universities // Universities, cultural development and regional identity: Collection of presentations and materials / International seminar, April 9-10, 2008, Kazan. - Kazan: Ship Press Ltd., 2008. - P. 48-56.
    • Savelieva I. M. The Concept of "Historical Memory": Roots and Outcomes. Koncepcija "'istoricheskojj pamjati"': istoki i itogi // Istoricheskaja pamjat' i obshhestvo v Rossijjskojj imperii i Sovetskom Sojuze (konec XIX - nachalo XX veka). SPb.: Evropejjskijj dom, 2007, s. 246-255.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Temporal Worldview in Archaic Systems of Knowledge. Temporal'naja kartina mira v arkhaichnykh sistemakh znanija // "Dialog so vremenem. Al'manakh intellektual'nojj istorii". Vyp. 4 (21). M.: LKI, 2007, s. 22-51.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. History in the Realm of Social Sciences. Istorija v prostranstve social'nykh nauk // "Novaja i novejjshaja istorija" nojabr'-dekabr' 2007, № 6, s. 3-15.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Modern Society and Historical Science: Challenges and Responses. Sovremennoe obshhestvo i istoricheskaja nauka: vyzovy i otvety // Mir Klio. Sbornik statej v chest' Loriny Petrovny Repinojj. V 2-kh t. M.: IVI RAN, 2007, t. 1, s. 157–186.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Formation of Historical Method: Ranke, Marx, Droysen Stanovlenie istoricheskogo metoda: Ranke, Marks, Drojzen // «Dialog so vremenem. Al'manah intellektual'noj istorii». Vyp. 18. M.: URSS, 2007, s. 68–96.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Historical Knowledge of Americans. Istoricheskie znanija amerikancev // Vremja – Istorija – Pamjat': Problemy istoricheskogo soznanija / Red. L. P. Repina. M.: IVI RAN, 2007, s. 289–318.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Public Opinion Polls in the U.S.: What Do Americans Think About Religion, Politics, Moral Norms, Human Rights, Technical Innovations... Oprosy obshestvennogo mnenija v SShA: chto dumajut amerikancy o religii, politike, morali, pravah i svobodah, tehnicheskih novshestvah... // «Monitoring obwestvennogo mnenija: ekonomicheskie i social'nye peremeny», janvar'–mart 2007, № 1 (81), s. 122–136.
    • Savelieva I. M. Conceptual Problems of the Modern Historical Education in Europe and the U.S. Konceptual'nye problemy sovremennogo istoricheskogo obrazovanija v Evrope i SShA // «Voprosy obrazovanija», 2006, № 4, s. 114–123.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Non-Scientific Forms of Knowledge About the Past: A Problem of Distinction. Vnenauchnye tipy znanija o proshlom: problema razlichenija // "Cogito. Al'manakh istorii idej". Vyp. 1. Rostov-na-Donu: Logos, 2006, s. 23-42.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Values and Attitudes in Americans' Public Opinion. Cennosti i ustanovki v massovykh predstavlenijakh amerikantsev // "Sociologicheskoe obozrenie", 2006, t. 5, № 1, s. 82-101.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. National History and Nationalism. Natsional'naja istorija i natsionalizm // "Vestnik Rossijskogo universiteta druzhby narodov". Serija "Istorija Rossii", 2006, № 2 (6), s. 18-30.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Types of Knowledge About the Past. Tipy znanija o proshlom // Fenomen proshlogo / Red. I. M. Savelieva, A. V. Poletayev. M.: GU-VShE, 2005, s. 12-66.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. "Historical memory": On the Problem of the Limits of the Concept. "Istoricheskaja pamjat'": k voprosu o granitsakh ponjatija // Fenomen proshlogo / Red. I. M. Savelieva, A. V. Poletayev. M.: GU-VShE, 2005, s. 170-220.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. "Beyond the Turn": On the Modus of Co-Existence of History with Other Social Sciences. "Tam, za povorotom... ": o moduse sosuschestvovanija istorii s drugimi social'nymi i gumanitarnymi naukami // Novyj obraz istoricheskoj nauki v vek globalizacii i informatizacii / Red. L. P. Repina. M.: IVI RAN, 2005, s. 73-101.
    • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Historical Science and Knowledge about the Past. Istoricheskaja nauka i znanie o proshlom // Istoricheskoe znanie v sovremennoj Rossii: diskussii i poiski novykh podkhodov / Red. I. Herrmann, G. Zvereva, I. Chechel'. M. : RGGU, 2005, s. 21-32.
    • Savelieva I. M. , Poletayev A. V. On the Use and Abuse of Presentism in Historiography. O pol'ze i vrede prezentizma v istoriografii // "Cep' vremen": problemy istoricheskogo soznanija. Pamjati professora M. A. Barga / Red. L. P. Repina. M. : IVI RAN, 2005, s. 63-88.
IGITI Working Papers (on-line)
  • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Publications of Russian Authors in Foreign Journals in Social Sciences and Humanities in 1993–2008: Quantity and Quality. Publikatsii rossijskikh avtorov v zarubezhnykh zhurnalakh po obschestvennym i gumanitarnym disciplinam v 1993–2008 gg.: kolichestvennye pokazateli i kachestvennye kharakteristiki // «Gumanitarnye issledovanija» (IGITI GU–VShE). 2009. Vyp. 2 (39). – 52 s. Abstract
  • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Whether the Americans Know History? (Part 2). Znajut li amerikantsy istoriju? (Chast' 2) // "Gumanitarnye issledovanija" (IGITI GU-VShE), 2006. Vyp. 6 (25). 56 s. Abstract
  • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Whether the Americans Know History? (Part 1). Znajut li amerikantsy istoriju? (Chast' 1) // "Gumanitarnye issledovanija" (IGITI GU-VShE), 2006. Vyp. 4 (23). 48 s. Abstract
  • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. History and Social Sciences. Istorija i social'nye nauki // "Gumanitarnye issledovanija" (IGITI GU-VShE), 2005. Vyp. 4 (18), 32 s. Abstract
  • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Social Representations of the Past: Types and Mechanisms of Formation. Social'nye predstavlenija o proshlom: tipy i mekhanizmy formirovanija // "Gumanitarnye issledovanija" (IGITI GU-VShE), 2004. Vyp. 7 (14), 52 s. Abstract
  • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. History and Intuition: The Heritage of Romanticism. Istoria i intuitsia: nasledie romantikov // "Gumanitarnye issledovanija" (IGITI GU-VShE), 2003. Vyp. 6. 52 p. Abstract
  • Savelieva I. M., Poletayev A. V. Functions of History. Funkcii Istorii // "Gumanitarnye issledovanija" (IGITI GU-VShE), 2003. Vyp. 1. 40 p.