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Tuesday, September 16

18:00
Lecture by John Laughland. Topic: Russia and the West – Philosophical and Political Causes for Tension.
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18:15
HSE/NES Research Seminar. Speaker — Richard van Weelden.
HSE Preparatory Programme for international students starts September 29, 2014.

Application deadline: September 24, 2014 

Workshop 'Active and Passive Methods of the Brain Mapping'. November 1-4, 2014, Moscow

Application deadline: October 1, 2014 

Academic Conference ‘Intellectuals in the Great War

Application deadline: October 10, 2014 

International Conference 'Europe, 1945: Liberation, Occupation, Retribution'

Paper submission deadline: October 15 

Fourth International Conference 'Law in the Digital Environment', Moscow, November 10–11, 2014.

Registration deadline: November 5, 2014 

XVI April International Conference on ‘Modernising the Economy and Society

Application to present a paper: September 9 – November 11. Application to attend the conference: November 12 – March 20 

Wednesday, September 17

HSE Preparatory Programme for international students starts September 29, 2014.

Application deadline: September 24, 2014 

Workshop 'Active and Passive Methods of the Brain Mapping'. November 1-4, 2014, Moscow

Application deadline: October 1, 2014 

Academic Conference ‘Intellectuals in the Great War

Application deadline: October 10, 2014 

International Conference 'Europe, 1945: Liberation, Occupation, Retribution'

Paper submission deadline: October 15 

Fourth International Conference 'Law in the Digital Environment', Moscow, November 10–11, 2014.

Registration deadline: November 5, 2014 

XVI April International Conference on ‘Modernising the Economy and Society

Application to present a paper: September 9 – November 11. Application to attend the conference: November 12 – March 20 

From Turkey to Moscow by Way of Prague

Levent Çelik recently joined the Higher School of Economics as Assistant Professor of Economics. Before arriving at the HSE, he was Assistant Professor of Economics at CERGE-EI in Prague from 2006 to 2014. Professor Çelik’s research interests include industrial organization (with a focus on information disclosure, advertising, product differentiation and consumer search), international trade, and political economy.

29%

of construction companies reduced their overall quantity of work in the third quarter of 2014 – the worst result of the last four years.

ICEF Awards Thousandth Diploma

On September 11, the International College of Economics and Finance (ICEF) held its graduation ceremony for the class of 2014 at the residence of the British Ambassador to Russia. Since ICEF was created 17 years ago and began carrying out joint programmes with the London School of Economics, the number of graduates has reached a thousand.

HSE Banking Institute and CFA Institute: Time to Put Down Roots

On September 11, staff of HSE’s Banking Institute and the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Institute planted trees at the park on Maly Gnezdnikovsky Pereulok, commemorating the five-year anniversary of the start of joint projectsbetween CFA Institute and the HSE, as well as the 10-year anniversary of the creation of CFA’s office in Russia, with which the HSE Banking Institute carries out educational programmes in financial analysis.

I Believe in Text Analysis

The HSE St Petersburg Laboratory for Internet Studies is hosting a conference on 18-19 September on Social Media and Social Movements. A key speaker at the conference is Robert Ackland, Associate Professor and Deputy Director at the Australian Demographic and Social Research Institute, Australian National University. The HSE English Language News Service asked him about his work and his hopes for the conference.

Migrants' Children Need Help Adapting

Children attending Moscow schools who are born to migrants from CIS countries often encounter difficulties adapting to their new environment. In research published in the HSE's online journal Demoscope Weekly, Zhanna Zayonchkovskaya, Yulia Florinskaya, Dmitry Poletaev, and Ksenia Doronina argue that educational institutions must help them master the Russian language and to overcome issues arising during the teaching process.

Another fine HSE Day in the Park

Eight hours of socialising, music, lectures, master-classes, sports and intellectual games, 30 event spaces, 50,000 visitors -  on it’s third HSE Day the Higher School of Economics turned Gorky Park into a university campus to introduce the city and new students to contemporary university life, study and recreation.

Svetlana Strinyuk: ‘Our idea of national identity is changing in today’s world’

HSE Perm’s Associate Professor in the Department of Foreign Languages Svetlana Strinyuk gave a lecture on the influence of Modernism on contemporary Irish literature at the annual conference of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE).

HSE Rector Congratulates Students and Staff

Dear students and colleagues! Today is our third time celebrating HSE Day, an important event marking the start of the new academic year.

Economists and space for research

In St. Petersburg, the third international conference ‘Industrial Organization and Spatial Economics’, organized by the HSE’s “International Laboratory for the Theory of Markets and Spatial Economics” has come to an end. The participants talked about how to study competition, the similarities and differences of regional economies, and whether it is possible to create a robot-economist.