On May 22, the first thesis for an HSE PhD degree was defended. Following the new procedure, mathematician Pavlo Gavrylenko defended his thesis on isomonodromic deformations and quantum theory. This took place not before a big dissertation council, but a committee of experts in this particular field of mathematical physics.
Monday, December 10
T.V. Paul to speak on 'Restraining Great Powers Soft Balancing from Empires to the Global Era'
Lecture 'Automation and the Changing World of Work' by Professor Furio C. Rosati
Tuesday, December 11
Elena Sautkina to speak on 'Habit Disruption and Behaviour Spillover. A Study of the English Plastic Bag Charge'
Vladimir Shkolnikov to speak on 'Epidemiological Research on the Russian Mortality Phenomenon'
Iain Ferguson to speak on 'Russia’s Monologues of Civilisation: A Conservative Dilemma'