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Thursday, July 31

Russian Summer School on Political Linguistics. July 31 – August 4, Nizhny Novgorod
HSE International Summer University, Moscow, July 1 — August 10
Summer School of Russian 2014. June 2 – August 8, Moscow

Third International conference 'Industrial Organization and Spatial Economics', August 25-26, 2014, St. Petersburg

Deadline for registration without presenting a paper: August 1 

International Week at HSE – St. Petersburg, August 24–28, 2014

Application deadline: August 1 

4th International Annual Research Conference 'Cultural and Economic changes under cross-national perspective'. November 10-15, 2014, St. Petersburg

Application deadline: August 1 

International Conference ‘What Do We Talk about When We Talk Photography?

Application deadline: August 1 

Russian Language and Russian Economics. September 7-26, Nizhny Novgorod

Application deadline: August 7 

Laboratory for Comparative Social Research: Call for Associate Researchers

Application deadline: August 15 

Summer School 'Introduction to Contemporary Neurolinguistics'

Deadline for grant competition submissions - August 1. Application deadline - August 15.  

HSE Preparatory Programme for international students

Registration deadline: September 24 

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 

Friday, August 1

HSE International Summer University, Moscow, July 1 — August 10
Summer School of Russian 2014. June 2 – August 8, Moscow

Third International conference 'Industrial Organization and Spatial Economics', August 25-26, 2014, St. Petersburg

Deadline for registration without presenting a paper: August 1 

International Week at HSE – St. Petersburg, August 24–28, 2014

Application deadline: August 1 

4th International Annual Research Conference 'Cultural and Economic changes under cross-national perspective'. November 10-15, 2014, St. Petersburg

Application deadline: August 1 

International Conference ‘What Do We Talk about When We Talk Photography?

Application deadline: August 1 

Russian Language and Russian Economics. September 7-26, Nizhny Novgorod

Application deadline: August 7 

Laboratory for Comparative Social Research: Call for Associate Researchers

Application deadline: August 15 

Summer School 'Introduction to Contemporary Neurolinguistics'

Deadline for grant competition submissions - August 1. Application deadline - August 15.  

HSE Preparatory Programme for international students

Registration deadline: September 24 

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 

2100

is the year that glaciers may disappear from the earth if the average air temperature in the high mountain ranges rises by 8 degrees Celsius and precipitation levels fall by 16%.

Foresight: Moving from the Future to the Present

Russia is beginning to develop a system of strategic planning. One of its elements is foresight of science and technology development. What place does foresight occupy in this system, and how can its results be implemented? In an interview for the Science and Technology in Russia project, First Vice Rector of HSE and Director of its Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) Leonid Gokhberg explained why Russia needs foresight.

Smart Guys Turning to Online Courses

Will internet education replace traditional universities? Where are lectures harder to give – in the classroom or in front of the camera? Would George Clooney be convincing in the role of a real teacher? The Dean of the HSE’s Faculty of Psychology Vasily Klyucharev, who conducts a neuroeconomics course on Coursera, provides answers to these questions.

Language and Authority: Linguistics of Migration

From July 31 to August 4, HSE Nizhny Novgorod will hold the Russian Summer School in Political Linguistics, bringing in a host of international experts to offer their unique perspectives to the programme.

'HSE. Basis': 3 Bolshoy Tryokhsvyatitelsky Pereulok

The HSE continues the project ‘HSE. Basis’, which covers the history of the buildings the university occupies today. The second article is about Building 3 on Bolshoy Tryokhsvyatitelsky Pereulok. The main story about this place begins not in the distant time when it was owned by merchants (although it certainly was) but in the 1930s when the construction of a new institute began.

Winners of Faculty of Design Competition Announced

The design competition held by HSE’s Faculty of Design has concluded. The competition is a supplementary test necessary for admission into the Faculty’s bachelor’s programme. Applicants’ work was evaluated by a selection committee consisting of well-known designers, including those from the Faculty itself and specialists invited to participate on the committee.

Irina Shafranskaya: ‘Marketing is Becoming More about Informatics and Less about Creativity’

One of the largest international academic conferences on marketing, Global Marketing, recently took place in Singapore. Irina Shafranskaya, Dean of the Faculty of Management at the HSE campus in Perm, and Dmitry Leontiev, a fourth-year student, presented a joint study that investigates the specifics of online and offline consumption of films. Irina Shafranskaya shared her impressions of the trip.

Advancing Medieval Studies in Halle

Mikhail Boytsov, Professor in the HSE’s Faculty of History, recently held the Christan Wolff professorship at the Martin Luther University in Halle and Wittenberg. He spoke with the HSE news service about his experience working in Germany and his plans for future research.

Supervisory Council Approves HSE Draft Strategic Development Programme up to 2030

On July 23, 2014, the HSE Supervisory Council gathered for its regular session.

Summer School Teaches How to Work with Latent Data

The fourth HSE LCSR summer school on Categorical Data Analysis is over. This year 40 young academics from universities and research centres in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Italy, Germany, Poland, Romania, Israel and the USA took part.