FUB-HSE PhD Seminar on ' Formality vs Informality Interaction: Reflection in Institutions and Practices '
In cooperation with the Freie Universität Berlin (FUB), the Higher School of Economics in Moscow is pleased to invite submissions to the following FUB-HSE PhD seminar:
Formality vs Informality Interaction: Reflection in Institutions and Practices
The PhD seminar is going to take place during the 16th April Conference on Economic and Social Development at the Higher School of Economics, held in Moscow from April 7th to April 10th, 2015. Contributions from all fields of sociology as well as interdisciplinary proposals are invited. We are happy to announce that Katharina Blum, Professor at Freie Universität Berlin, will be the distinguished keynote speaker.
The main objective of the seminar is to foster contacts and stimulate exchange between young scholars from Russia and other countries, as well as to introduce the Higher School of Economics and its Graduate School in Sociology to a new generation of highly qualified young researchers from around the world. Nine PhD students will be invited to give 20 minutes presentations, and will then receive detailed feedback from senior academics in the field. Travel expenses and accommodation will be provided for the selected students. Poster session will also be held during the FUB-HSE PhD Seminar and for two selected authors of the posters will be provided accommodation expenses.
Proposals of between 800 and 1,200 words, giving a clear idea of the main thesis and methods, plus a short CV should be sent to Victoria Antonova (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than December 15th, 2014. The final decision of the selection committee will be made by January 15th, 2015. Full papers of 7,000-9,000 words will then have to be submitted by March 1st, 2015.
The Selection Committee will consist of the following persons:
- Lili Di Puppo (Higher School of Economics)
- Arye Rattner (University of Haifa)
- Leon Kosals (Higher School of Economics)
- Kathrina Bluhm (Freie Universität Berlin)
- Jürgen Schupp (DIW Berlin)
- Alexander Chepurenko (Higher School of Economics)
The Higher School of Economics is the leading academic institution in Russia in the fields of economics, sociology, management, business informatics, public policy and political science. In October 2009, HSE received the status of National Research University (see key facts and figures at the page).
The yearly April HSE International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development is the most important academic event in Russia in the field of economics and social sciences, providing broad opportunities for researchers to discuss the economic and social trends in transitional and developing economies (see details about the HSE April Conference).