Mikhail Semenov

Senior teacher of Russian History, Belgorod National Research University

Alexander Herzen Junior Visiting Fellow (January – June 2013)


The Phenomenon of Urban Culture in Provincial Towns of
Central and Eastern Europe

My research will be based on different historical sources dealing with cultural life in certain Central and Eastern European towns in the period between the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century. The project is expected to reveal urban culture signs and to explore system characteristics of urban culture phenomenon in regional, cultural and historical contexts.