In many countries, human empowerment – including freedom of expression and action – tends to increase people’s generalised trust in other people, particularly strangers. However, such an increase is usually gradual, reaching its peak in affluent, modernised democracies. In contrast, in countries with below-average levels of development, people, especially educated ones, often demonstrate a lack of trust in strangers, according to HSE researchers.
Thursday, February 21
Research seminar on ‘European Union: Forming a New Agent in the Field of International Security’ with Georgey Kuterev and Richard Sakwa
CInSt Research Seminar 'All Along the Watchtower: Defense Lines and the Origins of Russian Serfdom'
Friday, February 22
Mini-workshop 'New Frontiers in High-dimensional Probability and Statistics 2'
Lecture by Richard Sakwa on 'Reflections on Post-Cold War International Order'