The Political Consequences of the Moratorium on the Death Penalty in 18th Century Russia

Lecture | November 14 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 270 Stephens Hall

 Elena Marasinova, Professor of History, Faculty of Humanities, School of Philology, Higher School of Economics, Moscow

 Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)

Elena Marasinova, Professor of History, works at the Institute of Russian History (Russian Academy of Sciences) and the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. Professor Marasinova graduated from Moscow Lomonosov University and had a fellowship at the Max-Planck-Institut für Geschichte in Göttingen and Institut für osteuropäische Geschichte und Landeskunde at Tübingen Universität. She is a specialist in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Russian history and literature. She is the author of two books: The Psychology of the Elite of the Russian Nobility in the Last Third of the 18th Century: based upon correspondence (Moscow, 1999); State and Person: Essays on the Russian 18th Century (Moscow, 2008); and «Law» and «Citizen» in Russia in the second half of the 18th Century: essays on the history of public consciousness (Moscow, 2017).