Julia Lajus, Associate Professor at HSE Faculty of History, Senior Researcher, Center for Historical Research, HSE St. Petersburg, Co-chair of the Master’s programme in Applied and Interdisciplinary History and Vice President of the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH), spoke to the HSE English language news Portal about the subject of a conference hosted by the Faculty of History at St. Petersburg campus on 28-29 March 'A Usable Past: Applied and Interdisciplinary History'.
On April 12, 2014 the first HSE spring ball, organized by HSE students from the Faculty of Economics, took place at the Izmailovo Kremlin. About 150 elegantly dressed young ladies and gentlemen danced the waltz and Polonaise, Quadrilles and other ballroom classics.
The HSE is continuing to organize open lectures in Moscow museums as part of the project ‘Open University: Lecture Thursdays in Moscow Museums’.
In 2012 Russia spent 37.8 billion dollars on research projects (calculatied according to the rouble purchasing power parity).
Dagmar Divjak is Reader in Slavic Languages and Linguistics and co-director of the Centre for Linguistic Research at the University of Sheffield’s School of Modern Languages and Linguistics.
The International Conference ‘Corpus Technologies and Computational Methods in Contemporary Humanities’ - ConCorT Junior – at the HSE Nizhny Novgorod on April 11-12, 2014 will bring together young researchers who work to advance computer technology in the humanities. An interactive exhibition in memory of Albert Camus, the French writer and philosopher, will open at the start of the conference.
On April 9, 2014 Vice-President of Intel, Bill Savage and the Director of HSE Nizhny Novgorod Oleg Kozyrev signed an agreement of strategic cooperation in science and education.
Vera Danilina, Senior Lecturer in the Department of World Economy (Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs), spoke recently about her experience as a participant in the Fast Track programme at the Aix-Marseille School of Economics (AMSE, Aix-Marseille University) in France.
Sociologists have conducted research on what professions Russian parents would like their children to do in the future. The results follow the changing dynamics of the job market in recent years and show that humanities-based occupations are no longer seen as desirable.
Immo Rebitschek, postgraduate student of the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, gave a lecture on the system of education in Europe and delivered a masterclass on historical research at the HSE Perm.