Dr. Prof. Tatiana Saburova is a senior research fellow at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow and is currently a lecturer in the Department of History at Indiana University. Prof. Saburova was a visiting professor at Indiana University 2015-2017 and was at the University of Alberta (Canada) during the 2017-18 academic year.
Her first book (in Russian) was on the social and cultural representations of Russian intellectuals, Mythologies of the Russian Intellectual World: Socio-Cultural Representations of the Russian Intelligentsia in the Nineteenth Century, 2005). The second book (in Russian), Friendship, Family, Revolution: Nikolai Charushin and the Populist Generation of the 1870s, 2016) was co-authored with Ben Eklof (Indiana University) and published in Moscow in 2016. Its English language version, A Generation of Revolutionaries: Nikolai Charushin and Russian Populism from the Great Reforms to Perestroika was published by Indiana University Press in 2017.
Tatiana was a Fulbright visiting scholar at Indiana University (2011), DAAD visiting scholar at Freiburg University (2010), and a visiting scholar at Tübingen University (2013) and Ludwig Maximillian University in Munich (2016).
Her research deals with the history of the Russian intelligentsia, the history of generations and social memory, life writing and Russian auto/biography from the late 18th to the early-20th centuries, and recently, the history of photography in Imperial and Soviet Russia. She is a member of the Russian Society for Intellectual History, the International Auto/Biography Association (Europe), the Association of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, and an editorial board member of “AvtobiografiЯ,” Journal of Life Writing and the Representation of the Self in Russian Culture (Padua University).
Saburova’s work with the Russian Studies Workshop includes a project on the history of education in Russia, and the development of the Siberian Collaborative Research Network, which will act as a hub for research, teaching and communication as part of Siberian Studies at Indiana University.