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Illustration for news: Student expedition to Vladimir

Student expedition to Vladimir

From the 24th to the 30th of October 2019, a group of fifteen students and three professors from the National Research University Higher School of Economics, had the opportunity to participate in an ethnological expedition to Vladimir. The reason that led the group of students to this city was the local clash of ideals – if not mentalities - related with its central museum. During six days, with the support of the members of Vladimir’s independent journal, Dovod (“Argument”), the group of students, under supervision of their professors, was responsible to interact with the local population, interviewing entities connected with the museum, social communication, and the regional educational institutions.

Illustration for news: What Policy Tools Should Be Used to Counter the Mayhem of Xenophobia?

What Policy Tools Should Be Used to Counter the Mayhem of Xenophobia?

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed every year on March 21 around the world. The sole aim of this day is to combat racial discrimination and promote unity.  On April 4, 2018, the Student Chamber in the Department of Public Policy held a symposium on promoting tolerance and respect for diversity in the spirit of ending racial discrimination and xenophobia. Attended by both students and lecturers, the symposium was conducted as an integral part of the course on 'Human Rights in Non-western Societies' that is taught in our Master’s programme on Political Analysis and Public Policy.

Illustration for news: The Nordic Space and the Public Policy Department: an Annual Odyssey of ECPR in Oslo

The Nordic Space and the Public Policy Department: an Annual Odyssey of ECPR in Oslo

Representatives of HSE Public Policy Department participated in the 11th annual general conference of ECPR (European Consortium for Political Research) which was held from 6th to 9th of September 2017 at the Norwegian capital, Oslo. University of Oslo an academic Institution par excellence in the northern Europe is an eminent place of higher education in Norway for more than 200 years.  Hence Oslo became the Political scientist’s city for the four consecutive days when the scholars from all over Europe and across the Atlantic converged for their annual summitry of scholarship and research on the subject of Political science and added discipline.

Summer School “Russian patrimony and memorializing: in search of identity”

If you are interested in Russian history and issues of collective memory or identity-building, we are pleased to invite you to our forthcoming summer school. The school is called “Russian historic memory: in search of identity” will be held on 22-28 of September in ancient heartland of Russia - Rostov the Great.Over the past 15 years, the Department of Public Policy has held a range of summer schools, previously called “Baltic Practice” which focused on an exploration of the relationship between Russia and European Union. But from this year we are changing our focus and will be exploring the complex issue of Russian identity, which has renewed importance as the Russian government has increasingly celebrated key events of Russian history.