On April 5 and 6, Professor Staffan Lindberg from the Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg (Sweden) was invited to speak at HSE as part of a workshop on the Varieties of Democracy. The workshop was hosted by HSE’s School of Political Science and the Modernization Mobilization in Eurasia (MME) Project. The MME team carries out data-oriented studies of political participation and institutional transformation in China, Russia, Germany, Iran, Turkey and Japan.
Authoritarian reversal: Turkish experience; Russian hackers and American elections; final presentations and Winter school closing ceremony
The Winter school for the Faculty of Social Sciences came to an end on the January 25th.
Lectures of leading political scientists, master-classes, heated debates, and project work till the late evening.
The possible trends of authoritarian development, hybrid regimes, and for whom the presidential race is a ‘farewell tour’?
On the 23rd January the HSE Winter school 2018 of Faculty of Social Sciences has opened its doors for students from all over Russia and other countries.
The Higher School of Economics (HSE) has taken 48th place in the QS Top 50 Under 50 ranking. Furthermore, it is the sole Russian academic institution in this ranking.
On April 11 during the XVIIIth April International Academic Conference in HSE Professor Milan Svolik (Yale University) made his honorary presentation "When Polarization Trumps Civic Virtue: Partisan Conflict and the Subversion of Democracy by Incumbents". After his presentation Milan Svolik had a meeting with PoliSci students participating in the research project "50 shades of authoritarianism” (Prof. Andrei Melville). We managed to talk with Prof. Svolik on the margins of the conference.
On July 23–28, Poznan hosted the 24th World Congress of Political Science, organized by the Polish Association of Political Science and Faculty of Political Science and Journalism of Adam Mickiewich University in Poznan. The student of HSE master program “Applied Social Psychology” Yana Maria Priestley took part in the Congress.
At the end of August, all freshly enrolled HSE students will get HSE e-mail addresses. They will be able to get their addresses at their initial meetings with programme office staff*. We’d like to inform you more about the opportunities that come along with HSE e-mail.
The seminar ‘Symbolic politics and social constructions of past”, organized by the School of Political Science of the Higher School of Economics and the RC on political ideas and ideologies of the Russian Political Science Association was held on the 12th of May. Prof. Graeme Gill will present the paper ‘Symbols and Post-Communism: an inherent ambiguity?’