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Monday, September 22

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 

Tuesday, September 23

18:10

Research Seminar of the International Laboratory of Quantitative Finance. Speaker:Anna Obizhaeva

18:15

Research Seminar on Political Economy. Speaker: Carlo Prato

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 

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languages were researched by HSE linguists in three regions around the world during trips this summer.

HSE roundtable at the Istanbul UN Internet Governance Forum 2014

This year at the annual UN Internet Governance Forum, IGF in Istanbul, besides the HSE professors and usual dignitaries, Alexandra Permyakova, a Master’s student on the Electronic Business programme at the Faculty of Business Informatics got the chance to go along and take part in the Forum. The HSE delegation organised a roundtable discussion on Empowering displaced people and migrants through online education services. 

High Demand for Education in BRIC Countries is Built on a Lack of Respect for Trades

A HSE Institute of Education seminar on September 16, saw the launch of the Russian-language book Mass higher education – BRIC triumph?  by HSE publishing house (the English original, University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy, Triumph of the BRICs? was published last year by Stanford University Press). Attendees discussed development trends in higher education.

HSE Makes Waves in Prague at EAIE 2014

On September 17, 2014, the annual conference held by the European Association for International Education (EAIE) opened in Prague, Czech Republic. EAIE is the leading European association devoted to promoting the internationalization of higher education across Europe and around the world.

Four Factors That Impede Innovation

Esko Akho, former prime minister of Finland who oversaw his country’s accession to the EU gave a talk to students on the new HSE Master’s in Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation programme. He spoke about the problems which can stop an entire country or an individual company from developing successfully.

HSE Nizhny Novgorod to Become Centre for Dialogue between France and Russia

The Russian-French Seasons festival is opening in Nizhny Novgorod, and HSE Nizhny Novgorod is one of the event’s organizers. On September 11, the Russian news agency Interfax held a press conference that saw the participation of the individuals behind the idea for the festival:  Valery Zusman, Director of HSE Nizhny Novgorod; Gennady Ryabov, Honorary Consul of the French Republic in Nizhny Novgorod; and Sophie Gindt, Director of the Alliance Française cultural centre in Nizhny Novgorod.

HSE Makes World’s Top-300 Best Universities List in Management and Social Sciences

In the annual QS World University Rankings published on September 16, the Higher School of Economics maintained its overall position in the 501-550 group, while placing 232nd in the ‘Management and Social Sciences’ category.

23 Academics from HSE Appointed to the Government Expert Council

The new makeup of the Expert Council to the Russian government has been confirmed. It includes 366 members, 23 of whom are HSE staff.

IIAB HSE: One Course, Three Diplomas

To start the new academic year teachers, students, graduates and big company representatives gathered at the HSE’s International Institute of Administration and Business (IIAB) to review the first year of study and to discuss ways of developing their courses.

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.