Saint-Petersburg International Student Research Forum

February 4–5, 2016, Saint Petersburg

The forum will include plenary sessions and mini-conferences in the fields of 'Economics and Management' and 'Social Studies and Humanities'. 

Student Conference 'E-commerce. Internet Projects. Innovations'

March 15–17, 2016, Moscow

Main topics of the conference: Games, virtual reality; E-Commerce; Innovation in IT; Marketing and Advertising on the Internet; Internet Project Management; Research on the Internet; Internet Economics; Network community; Real Internet; ICT for Medicine; ICT for Business and Public Administration; The legal framework of e-business; Experience in organizing business on the Internet

XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development

April 19–22, 2016, Moscow

Special topics of the conference are: analysis of growth problems; modernization from above: facilities and limits; economic decentralization and local self-government; values, trust and cooperation.

International Conference 'Comparing media systems in BRICS countries: A review of conventional paradigms'

April 25–26, 2016, Moscow

The main focus of the conference will concern the similarities and differences among media systems in BRICS countries.

International Scientific Conference ‘Stalinism and War’

May 24–26, 2016, Moscow

This conference seeks to gain new understandings of Stalinism—seen both as a system of rule and an extended era of Soviet history—by interrogating its relationship to war. War signifies both military struggle and militarization, closely tied to political, ideological, and economic phenomena. But also wars and their consequences formed a crucible for the creation and transformation of the Soviet system and Stalinism. We intend to examine this interrelationship by focusing above all on the period of World War II.

International Conference 'Modern Problems of Stochastic Analysis and Statistics'

May 29–June 2, 2016

The conference consists of 6 sessions: the parametrix method; modern methods of semiparametric and nonparametric inference; discretization of stochastic differential equations; diffusion processes; limit theorems for transition densities of Markov processes; fractional calculus and random flights.

9th Conference on Model-based Evidence on Innovation and Development

The conference will gather researchers from around the world to discuss various aspects of innovation and its relation to economic development. 

June 16–17, 2016, Moscow




International Conference on 'Foreign Languages in Education: Issues and Perspectives'

December 3–4, 2015

The topic of foreign languages in formal education deals with the role, scope and quality of foreign language learning and teaching within various settings such as primary and secondary schools, tertiary level courses for majors and non-majors, vocational training and life-long-learning programs, to name a few. This variety of educational needs calls for the constant monitoring of the latest developments in foreign language acquisition theory in order to keep teaching practices up-to-date.

International Conference 'Innovation in Management and Business: Future Global Challenge'

November 27–28, 2015, St. Petersburg

The conference is dedicated to the future evolution of global business within the changing realities of the political, economic, ecological and social landscape.

The Second International Scientific-practical Conference 'Media Literacy and Media Education: Digital Media for Future'

November 26–28, 2015, Moscow

The main target of the conference is to continue the cooperation between different universities all over the world, studying the problems of Media Ecology, Media Literacy, Media Education and Media Culture. 

3rd Annual Global Governance Conference

November 20–21, 2015, Moscow

The experts will speak on global governance: crisis or tranformation.

5th annual international academic conference 'Foresight and STI Policy'

November 19–20, 2015, Moscow

More than 20 presentations are planned, covering a wide range of topics including setting and implementing S&T development priorities, international cooperation in the area, further development of foresight methodology, and improving S&T policy tools.

5th International Annual Research Conference 'Cultural and Economic Changes under Cross-national Perspective'

November 15–20, 2015, Moscow

The conference aims at developing empirical quantitative comparative (cross-country and cross-regional) studies in social science.

8th Annual Conference 'Contemporary Problems in Management: Exploring the Boundaries'

November 11–13, 2015, Moscow

The goal of the conference is to further encourage scientific research on management problems by bringing together scholars working in the field, and to maximize the amount and level of interaction among researchers at all stages of their career. All types of research approaches are welcome.

Fourth International Moscow Finance Conference

November 6–7, 2015, Moscow

The conference will cover the topics of Corporate Finance, Asset Pricing, Market Microstructure, Security and Mechanism Design.

International conference 'Biological Concepts, Models, and Metaphors in Social and Human Sciences'

October 29 –30, 2015

The focus for the conference is the changes in the understanding of human society in the end of 19th and in the first half of the 20th century under the influence of the successful development of biology and natural sciences in general,.and the subsequent transformation of the concepts and metaphors of evolutionism and biosociology.

International Congress REENCON-XXI 'Renewable Energy XXI Century: Energy and Economic Efficiency'

October 27 –28, 2015

The International Congress REENCON-XXI is an initiative of the RAS, HSE and the International Sustainable Energy Development Centre under the aegis of UNESCO to establish Russia's largest permanently functioning professional interdisciplinary platform for identifying promising trends in renewable energy development, making recommendations and proposals for public authorities to support and expand scientific research and practical application of renewable energy sources. 

International Conference 'Development of Russian Law-VIII: Legal Policy, Perspectives of the Rule-of-Law and Market Economy in Russia'

October 23–24, 2015

This annual event is devoted to discussions of the new and important topics within the field of Russian law and legal studies. This year’s focus is on legal policy and economic crisis in the context of the rule-of-law state and market economy in Russia.

International Conference  'Demographic History and Demographic Theory: From Description to Explanation'

October 22–23, 2015

The aim of the conference is to bring together a relatively small group of scholars and discuss the different ‘transitions’ and ‘revolutions’ as well as their interrelationship during the last fifty years.

6th International Conference on 'Rethinking Students: Ideas and New Research Approaches'

October 15–17, 2015, Moscow

The conference organizers invite researchers and practitioners to discuss new theoretical approaches and methods in students experience and trajectories studies, as well as the results of empirical studies in this field.

International Conference 'Minorities and Conflicts: Asian and African States in the Modern World'

October 9–10, 2015, Saint Petersburg

The aim of the conference  is to facilitate multi-disciplinary discussion of research experience, theoretical, methodological and empirical findings in the field of Asian and African minorities’ studies.

Modern Econometric Tools and Applications – EC2015

September 2426, 2015, Nizhny Novgorod

The Conference will be devoted to application of the modern econometric tools in applied research and its theoretical aspects. The activities of the Conference will be divided into sessions.

International Conference on Applied Research in Economics

September 21–23, 2015, Perm

Special topics for the conference are: empirical corporate finance, empirical industrial organization, experimental economics and finance, labour economics, international economics, economics of development, political economy, public economics and finance

International Research Conference 'Care of the Self in Pedagogics, Sociology and Psychology: Historical Past and Actual Present'

September 9–11, 2015, Moscow

At the conference the participnats plan to discuss the problems of historical and contemporary conceptualization of the philosophical-pedagogical category "self-care", to identify the methodological basis of its interpretation and the specific use of different theoretical frameworks and disciplinary fields, when pedagogy and culture determine the person as a student and teacher at the same time, providing the transformation, self-development and self actualization throughout his/her life.

'Information Technologies and Systems' School and Conference

September 7–11, 2015, Sochi

Topics of the conference: data mining and predictive modeling, technical sensory systems, computational linguistics, neuroinformatics and brain science, next generation wireless networks, algebro-geometric coding methods, fundamental basis of information transmission, quantum informatics, statistical physics of advanced systems, mathematical theory of finance.

International Conference ‘Communication as a Discipline and as a Field: Sharing Experiences to Construct a Dialogue’

July 9, 2015

The conference is aimed at bringing together once more different voices from communication scholarship in order to advance constructing a conceptual map of communication discipline and field in various parts of the globe and thereby further our understanding of the primary role of communication in modern society. 

International Conference ‘Culture in Society, between Groups and across Generations’

June 9–10, 2015

Main conference topics are: values and value transmission, intercultural relations, social capital and economic behavior.

Fourth International conference Industrial Organization and Spatial Economics

June 8–9, 2015, Saint Petersburg

Topics of the conference: industrial organization, spatial economics, imperfect competition, international trade, urban economics, new economic geography.

International Research Conference: 'Culture in Society, between Groups and across Generations'

June 8–9, 2015, Moscow

Topics of the conference: values and value transmission, intercultural relations, social capital and economic behavior

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

June 2–4,  2015, Moscow

The conference is intended to bring together scholars working on path-breaking aspects of World War II in order to create such new syntheses and interpretations. The goal is to foster cross-country and cross-regional comparisons while introducing new sources and perspectives on the shift from occupation liberation.

2nd International Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey of HSE Users Conference

May 22–23, 2015

The conference aims to provide a forum for the discussion of multi-disciplinary research based on the evidence from the Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey of HSE.

International Conference 'Professionalism reconsidered: changes and challenges in welfare states'

May 21–22, 2015, Moscow

The Conference aims to discuss topical issues of professionalism in the context of transfor­mation of social policy reforms and is dedicated to the memory of HSE Professor, the co-founder and the first Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Social Policy Studies, Pavel V. Romanov (1964-2014).

III International Scientific and Practical Conference 'Information Security Management in Modern Society'

May 19–21, 2015, Moscow

The conference’s main theme will be issues in ensuring information security in systems with a high volume of users, and ensuring information security for those users.

6th International Academic Conference for Students and Graduate Students ‘Statistical Methods for Analysis of the Economy and Society’

May  12–15, 2015, Moscow

Special topics for the conference are: theory and methodology of applied statistics and econometrics, application of applied statistics and econometrics, probability models of financial mathematics.

8th Russian Conference of Students and Postgraduates on 'Actual Issues of Logistics and Supply Chain Management'

April 21–23, 2015, Moscow

The conference participants discuss the development of the logistics integration in the supply chain, regional aspects of the logistics infrastructure, information technologies and computer simulation in logistics and supply chain management and many others.

XVI April International Conference on ‘Modernising the Economy and Society’

April 7–10, 2015, Moscow

The XVI April conference on economic and social development focuses on institutions and economic development, reforms (reasons for successes and failures), the demand for rights: factors and forces at work and many other topics.

International Conference 'Leaders in Soviet History. How to Write Political Biographies'

March 20–21, 2015, Moscow

Political biographies are a genre of historical literature that traditionally attracts considerable interest from a wide range of readers. As such, they have significant influence on the professional study of history while providing important methods for scholarly research. The conference seeks to examine these general methodological and historiographical issues. 

International Graduate Conference ‘Sustainable Tourism Development in the Changing World’ (STEP)

February 5–6, 2015, St. Petersburg

The conference is aimed at creating and supporting academic network of young researchers with a professional interest in tourism and hospitality. 



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

November 28–30, 2014, Moscow

The conference is timed to the first Exhibition of Stereo Photographs from the archive of Sergei Chelnokov (1869-1924) who was an amateur photographer. This exhibition is called upon to promote studying unknown collections and to study the specifics of the stereoscopic photographs referring to the issues of 'new materiality' of photography. 

7th Annual Conference 'Contemporary Problems in Management: Exploring the Boundaries'

November 20–21, 2014, Moscow

The goal of the conference is to further encourage scientific research on management problems by bringing together scholars working in the field, and to maximize the amount and level of interaction among researchers at all stages of their career. 

First International Conference on Social Network Analysis

November 20–21, 2014, Moscow

The conference is aimed at the international, interdisciplinary community of scholars interested in network analysis methodology and applying it in a variety of fields of inquiry.

4th International Annual Research Conference 'Cultural and Economic changes under cross-national perspective'

November 10–15, 2014, St. Petersburg

The conference aims at developing empirical quantitative comparative (cross-country and cross-regional) studies in social science.

4th International Conference 'Law in the Digital Environment'

November 10–11, 2014, Moscow

The international conference 'Law in the Digital Environment' aims to summarize current practice, identify the most problematic areas, and create proposals for further legislative development.

4th Annual International Academic Conference 'Foresight and STI Policy'

November 6–7, 2014, Moscow

Conference participants discuss issues related to forming national technological forecasting systems, developing forecasts for separate sectors of the economy, and creating new tools for science and technology policy.

Academic Conference ‘Intellectuals in the Great War’

November 6–7, 2014, Moscow

The conference coincides with the 100-year anniversary of the start of World War I. 

International conference ‘Green Economy and Quality of Life in the City’

October 30–31, 2014, Moscow

The conference is framed as a forum for a new, systemic, inter-disciplinary view on what an individual’s quality of life means in a modern metropolis. This new understanding includes environmental, social, and economic components. 

International Conference 'Rule Following: Reasoning, Reason, Rationality'

October 21–23, 2014, Moscow

The conference is concerned with  the development of the conceptual apparatus for analysis  of theoretical and practical rationality, the critical evaluation of traditional criteria and norms of rationality  the study of historical and methodological foundations for different conceptions of rationality. 

4th Annual CInSt Banking Workshop 'Banking in Emerging Markets: Challenges and Opportunities'

October 3, 2014, Moscow

The workshop is aimed at bringing together scholars involved with various aspects of banking in emerging markets, including but not limited to those of Central and Eastern Europe, CIS countries, Latin America and China.

International Conference on Applied Research in Economics

September 21-24, 2014, Perm

The conference focuses on papers that identify real-life problems, emphasize the potential social impact of findings, and offer solutions by utilizing modern economic approaches. Hence the conference acronym reflects its motto - iCare.

International conference ‘Modern Econometric Tools and Applications’

September 18–20, 2014, Nizhny Novgorod

The focus of the conference is on econometric theory and methodology emphasizing modern and new econometric tools.

International conference 'Social Media and Social Movements'

September 18-19, St. Petersburg

The conference is aimed at the emerging interdisciplinary community of scholars interested in digital society – a society where social life is embedded in rapidly developing communication technologies and media. This year the conference will focus on how social movements have been transformed by user-generated online activities and what impact these transformed movements have had on broader social processes.

International Conference on Ancient History (ICAH), 'Deformations and Crises of Ancient Civil Communities'

September 2–4, 2014, Perm

The aim of the conference is to bring together international scholars, researchers and students of all areas of history, archaeology and other related disciplines who are interested in the subject and who are ready to exchange ideas on their research and to discuss future developments related to the theme.

International conference 'Advances in Stochastic Analysis'

September 3–5, 2014, Moscow

The event has been organized by the HSE Laboratory of Stochastic Analysis and its Applications.

8th RuSSIR Young Scientist Conference

August 18-22, 2014, Nizhny Novgorod

The 8th RuSSIR Young Scientist Conference is a unique forum that brings together young researchers from the disciplines of mathematics and computer science as well as social and media sciences

Third International conference 'Industrial Organization and Spatial Economics'

August 25-26, 2014, St. Petersburg

The conference attracts researchers interested in the following fields: industrial organization, spatial economics, imperfect competition, international trade, urban economics and new economic geography. 

25th Annual Symposium on Combinatorial Pattern Matching
June 16-18, 2014, Moscow

Combinatorial Pattern Matching  2014 will feature special sessions and lectures offering a retrospective as well as help in identifying the most promising future directions for this uniquely vibrant and useful specialty.

International Research Conference ‘Social Psychology of Economic and Cultural Change’

June 10-11, 2014, Moscow

The event is organized by the HSE International Scientific-Educational Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research. Key topics include: Values; Cultural diversity and Accullturation; Social capital; Cultural and Social change; Economic behavior; Creativity and Innovation

The Second International Conference on Information Technology and Quantitative Management (ITQM 2014)

June 3-5, 2014, Moscow

ITQM is a global forum for exchanging research findings and case studies that bridge the latest information technology and quantitative management techniques.

International Conference ‘Russia in the First World War’

June 3-5, 2014, Moscow

The conference marks the centenary of the First World War, this 'suicide of Europe' that shaped the history of the 20th century. This conference will bring together scholars of various scholarly and national traditions who study Russia’s experience in the First World War.

2014 ICSID Conference ‘Regional Heterogeneity and Incentives for Governance’

May 29-31, 2014, Pushkin, St. Petersburg

The major goal of the conference is to bring together Russian and foreign experts in political economy and economic policy who have an interest in regional politics, bureaucracy, and property rights. We will focus largely, but not exclusively, on the Russian and Chinese experience in these areas. The conference will include the EACES-HSE workshop ‘Political Economy of Development: a Comparative Perspective’ that will take place on May 29, 2014.

International Conference 'Analytical Communities in Policy Advisory Systems at Global and Local Level: Comparative Analysis of Policy Impact'

May 27-29 2014, Moscow

We are happy to invite colleagues in public policy research to join our efforts and contribute to our research interest in a growing role of analytical communities as meaningful actors in the policy making process on local, national and global levels.

II International Conference 'Methods of Teaching Oriental Languages: Actual Problems and Trends'

May 14-15, 2014, Moscow

Methods of teaching Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages will be discussed at the conference.

4th International Conference on Network Analysis

May 11–13, 2014, Nizhny Novgorod

The purpose of this conference is to bring together scientists and engineers from industry, government, and universities to exchange knowledge and results in a broad range of topics relevant to the theory and practice of network analysis. Contributions are also sought that address the reliability of complex networks, software, theory, methodology and applications.

International conference 'Traditions and Transformations in the East: New Modalities in Asian studies'

April 21-23, 2014, Moscow

The Conference will involve scholars and researchers working in various fields of Oriental studies including: Philosophy, History, Anthropology, Economics, Politics Arts, and Museology.

First International Conference ‘Corpus Technologies And Computational Methods in Contemporary Humanities’ - ConCorT Junior

April 11-12, 2014, Nizhny Novgorod

The conference aims to present the results of using corpus and digital technologies in linguistic studies, promote the distribution of corpus and other digital methods in the humanities, and give young researchers an opportunity to share the results of their research with the academic community.

International conference ‘A Usable Past: New Trends in Applied and Interdisciplinary History’

March 28-29, 2014, St. Petersburg

We would like to discuss new approaches to the complex problem of historical legacy and heritage that will provide a  platform for creating interactive processes that link the historical object, the historian, and the public.



Third Annual CInSt Banking Workshop 'Banking in Emerging Markets: Challenges and Opportunities'

November 15, 2013, Moscow
The Workshop is aimed at bringing together scholars involved with various aspects of banking in emerging markets, including but not limited to those of Central and Eastern Europe, CIS countries, Latin America and China.

3rd International Annual Conference of the LCSR: 'Cultural and Economic changes under cross-national perspective

November 12–17, 2013, Moscow
The conference aims at developing empirical quantitative comparative (cross-country and cross-regional) studies in social science.

3rd Moscow International Conference on Financial Economics

November 8-9, 2013, Moscow

International Conference ‘Low Fertility and Low Mortality: Observable Reality and Visions of the Future’

October 30 - November 1, 2013, Moscow
The event will be dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Institute of Demography. Leading Russian and international demographers will speak at the conference.

International Scientific and Practice Conference 'Business. Society. Human'

October 30-31, 2013, Moscow
The purpose of the conference is interdisciplinary analysis of actual problems of studying business in the social sciences: the relationship between business and society; social capital and trust; business and corporate culture; individual, group, and organization in business, problems and prospects of business education and business consulting, and other issues.

International Research Conference 'Foresight and STI Policy'

October 30-31, 2013, Moscow
This Conference aims to examine how Foresight might be advanced so that it is better able to contribute to policy-makers' search for Great Responses to the many Grand Challenges that confront contemporary societies.

6th Annual Conference 'Contemporary Problems in Management: Exploring the Boundaries'

October 22-24, 2013, Moscow
The goal of the conference is to further encourage scientific research on management problems by bringing together scholars working in the field, and to maximize the amount and level of interaction among researchers at all stages of their career. All types of research approaches are welcome.

Social and Human Sciences on Both Sides of the ‘Iron Curtain’

October 17-18, 2013, Moscow
This international conference is intended to put together research findings on the history of social and human sciences in the capitalist West and the socialist East during the second half of the 20th century.

'The Changing World of Natural Gas' Workshop

September 26-29, 2013, Moscow
The international workshop will provide an opportunity to discuss all aspects of economics and politics of natural gas. It is directed in particular to junior academics and PhD students and we will undertake special efforts to incorporate researchers from the Russian Federation.

4th International Conference 'University Traditions: A Resource or a Burden?'

September 26-28, 2013, Moscow
The conference has been organized by the Russian Association of Higher Education Researchers. It is co-hosted by the New Economic School, the HSE Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities, and the International Commission for the History of Universities.

Applied Economics: Empirical Analysis of Markets & Enterprises

September 18-20, 2013, Perm
The conference aims at providing a high level academic forum on the subject theme by bringing international participants together in Russia. The topics of interest include empirical corporate finance and empirical analysis of markets and enterprises.

Second international conference ‘Industrial Organization and Spatial Economics’

June 27-28, 2013, Saint Petersburg
Topics of interest include: industrial organization, spatial economics, imperfect competition, international trade, urban economics, and new economic geography.

Studying Institutions and Development in Russia: New Data and New Approaches

June 26-27, 2013, Moscow
This conference aims to present cutting edge research in the field of political economy. We focus on the regional dimension of institutions and economic development and our results benefit from several original databases created during the project. The audience includes scholars and policy-makers, as well as experts specializing in applied research in related areas. This will allow us to not only present our academic findings, but also to discuss how our results can aid decision making and improve applied research.

International academic conference ‘Street Art in the Changing City: Theoretical Perspectives’

June 7-8, 2013, Moscow
Organized by the Research Group 'Graffiti and Street Art in Cultural Cityscape' and the Poletaev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities

3rd international conference ‘Youth and Project Management in Russia: Modern Challenges and Perspectives’

May 30–31, 2013, Moscow
The conference is dedicated to development of R&D projects in Russian PM area and integration of young researchers and professionals into international PM community.

Social Networks and Economics in Sports conference

May 27-29, 2013, Moscow

The conference will focus on recent research developments in social networks, economics, management, marketing, and optimization applied to sports. The purpose of this conference is to bring together academic researchers, managers from sports, policy makers, and athletes to exchange knowledge in a broad range of topics relevant to sports.

1st International Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey User Conference

May 17-18, 2013, Moscow
The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for the discussion of research based on the Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey. Researchers in all disciplines (e.g. economics, demography, sociology, political sciences, public health, and psychology) who use the RLMS-HSE are invited.


International Conference 'World War II, Nazi Crimes, and the Holocaust in the USSR'

December 7-9, 2012

This conference will bring together the latest research conducted in all humanities and social science disciplines in order to foster new analytical perspectives and cross-fertilization in the study of wartime Stalinism, the study of the Nazi occupation of Soviet territories, the study of the Holocaust in the East, and other key areas.

Second International Moscow Finance Conference

November 9-10, 2012

The conference is hosted by the International Laboratory of Financial Economics (LFE) at the International College of Economics and Finance (ICEF).

'Embeddedness and Beyond: Do Sociological Theories Meet Economic Realities?' International Conference

October 25-28, 2012

Joint Interim conference of ISA RC02 “Economy and Society” and ESA Economic Sociology Research Network with the support of ASA Economic Sociology section.

5th Annual Conference 'Contemporary Problems in Management: Exploring the Boundaries'

October 23-25, 2012

The goal of the conference is to further encourage scientific research on management problems by bringing together scholars working in the field, and to maximize the amount and level of interaction among researchers at all stages of their career.

3rd International Conference of the Russian Association of Higher Education Researchers ‘The Birth and Revival of Universities’

October 19-20, 2012

The Conference will feature case studies of several Russian and international universities to present their change experience. The Conference agenda involves a number of sessions to present research papers on a variety of higher education topics.

11th International Conference on Perspectives in Business Informatics Research

September 24-26, 2012

The conference invites scientists from all over the world to present their papers on topics of future directions in business informatics research.




4th Annual Conference 'Contemporary Problems in Management: Exploring the Boundaries'

November 22-24, 2011

The goal of the conference is to further encourage scientific research on management problems by bringing together scholars working in the field, and to maximize the amount and level of interaction among researchers at all stages of their career.

4th International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence (PReMI’11)

June 27 - July 1, 2011

The primary goal of the conference is to present state-of-the-art scientific results, encourage academic and industrial interaction, and promote collaborative research activities, in Pattern Recognition, Machine Intelligence and related fields, involving scientists, engineers, professionals, researchers and students. This is the first time, when the conference, which started in India in 2005 and was held every two years, comes to Eastern Europe to make it an ideal platform for people from East and West to share their views and experiences in the said areas.

APPAM International Conference ‘Improving the Quality of Public Services’

June 27-29, 2011

Public desire for better services from government is universal, but the approaches taken to improve public services, and the outcomes achieved, vary dramatically from country to country. Researchers and practitioners around the world have learned much about the factors that influence efficiency, effectiveness, equity, and responsiveness in public service design and delivery across different contexts. Lessons emerging from developing and transition countries have potential to shed new light on longstanding questions about public service performance. In an effort to consolidate these lessons, the HSE, the Russian Federation Ministry of Economic Development, and the University of Maryland School of Public Policy (UMD), in collaboration with the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM), will hold a conference in Moscow. The conference is designed to attract a worldwide audience, including academics and professionals from universities, think tanks, government agencies, the private sector, civil society, and beyond.

13th International Conference on Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining, and Granular Computing (RSFDGrC-2011)

June 25-27, 2011

RoughSets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining & Granular Computing (RSFDGrC-2011) is a series of International scientific conferences spanning over last 15 years. RSFDGrC investigates the meeting points among the four major areas outlined in its title, with respect to foundations and applications. In 2011, RSFDGrCis co-organized with the Fourth International Conference on Pattern Recognition & Machine Intelligence (PReMI-2011) that provides additional means formulti-faceted interaction of both scientists and practitioners. RSFDGrC-2011 held in Moscow will be a fully international event aimed at building bridges between different research groups from East and West.

International Workshop ‘Models and Methods of Semantics-Oriented Natural Language Processing’

May 25-27, 2011

The aim of the workshop is to explicate, collect, discuss, and generalize the models of informational structures, the models of the correspondences between a fragment of a discourse and its semantic representation with respect to a knowledge base and semantic representation of the preceding part of a discourse, and the methods (algorithms) of processing information expressed by means of natural language (NL) either proved to be effective in any application domain or being broadly applicable or universal as it is shown by the results of the fulfilled theoretical analysis.

International Symposium 'Twenty Years: Political and Economic Evolution in Post-communist Europe'

May 23-25, 2011

The main goal of the symposium is to create a platform for open discussion of questions, which  are currently being raised not only in academic and expert circles, but in the society as a whole. Why have different post-communist countries, having a similar stating point, post-war history and on the whole similar reforms arrived at different outcomes on the way to democracy and the market economy? Eminent economists, political scientists and historians from the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Baltic States, Central and Eastern Europe are gathering in Moscow to discuss the problems that are important not only for the post-communist countries, but for the whole world.


The 3rd Annual Academic Conference ‘Contemporary Problems in Management: Exploring the Boundaries'

November 23-25, 2010

The Conference is organized by the HSE Faculty of Management together with Harvard Business Review - Russia. The forum aims at supporting young researchers in the field of management.

French-Russian Scientific Conference ‘Economy, Politics, Society: New Challenges and Opportunities’

October 28-29, 2010

The Conference was organized by the Higher School of Economics together with a consortium of French universities including Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne and Paris West Nanterre la Défense with the support of the French Embassy in Russia and as part of the Year of Russia in France and that of France in Russia. The forum brought together 250 Russian and 150 French participants and was the largest scientific meeting in the history of French-Russian relations.

International Conference on Teaching Business Informatics: Achievements, Challenges and Development Prospects

October 26-28, 2010

The goal of the conference is educational and methodological development of Business Informatics. The conference will bring together researchers and practitioners for discussing innovative aspects of Business Informatics in Russian Federation.

10th International Meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare

July 21-24, 2010

The Samuel P. Huntington Memorial Symposium on Culture, Cultural Change and Economic Development

May 24-26, 2010

The symposium is organized in coordination with the Cultural Change Institute (Prof. Lawrence Harrison) and the Higher School of Economics (Prof. Evgeny Yasin). The Symposium is a follow-up to the 1999 «Cultural Values and Human Progress» Symposium at Harvard, which was co-organized by Prof. Samuel Huntington and Prof. Lawrence Harrison.



SRS August Summer School

June 29 - July 24, 2009
August 3-21, 2009

The Summer School is organized by the HSE School of Russian Studies.

The 3rd International conference "Rationality, behaviour, and experiments"

June 4-6, 2009

The conference is organized by the HSE Center for Advanced Studies.

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European Union - Russia conference  "Innovation Policies for Economic Growth: Objectives and Instruments"

November 12-13, 2008

The conference is organized by the Higher School of Economics and the French Embassy to Russia, with the support of the Delegation of the European Commission to Russia.

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The 3rd Russian Sociological Congress "Sociology and Society: Path to Interaction"

October 21-24, 2008

The RAS Institute of Sociology, the RAS Institute of Social and Political Research, the Russian Society of Sociologists, and the State University - Higher School of Economics are organizers of the congress. 

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International conference "State and Private Sector Partnership: New Opportunities for Infrastructure Development of Transitional Economies"

October 21-22, 2008

The state corporation "Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)", the UN European Commission on Economic Issues, and the Higher School of Economics with the support of the Russian Ministry for Economic Development, the Ministry for Foreign Affaires, and the Culture Ministry, are organizers of the conference.   

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The 10th bi-annual conference of European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES)

August 28-30, 2008

The conference is organized by the EACES in association with the State University -  Higher School of Economics.

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International conference "Frontiers of Political Economics"

May 30-31, 2008

The conference is organized by the Centre for Advanced Studies with joint research collaboration of the New Economic School and the Higher School of Economics

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Scientific conference "Graduates Career Development Management"

October 10-12, 2007

This conference was held within the project "Graduates career development monitoring" in the framework of the HSE Innovational educational programme "Building a system of competences for innovations in business and public administration" (the National project "Education").

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International conference "Non-comercial Sector: economics, law, and managment"

May 25-26, 2007

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International conference  "Frontiers of Macroeconomics and International Economics" 

May 24-26, 2007

The conference is organized by the Centre for Advanced Studies with joint research collaboration of the New Economic School and the Higher School of Economics

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International conference "National Russian Corpus in Teaching Humanities"

April 19–20, 2007

The HSE Department of Language and Literature is the organizer of the conference.

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International conference "EU – Russia co-operation: priorities for science and technology 2007-2013"

February 22, 2007

The conference was undertaken in joint collaboration with the Russian Ministry for Education and Science and the European Commission. More than 200 representatives of leading research and scientific units, Russian and European universities took part in the meeting.

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