On December 1st and 2nd, the semifinals of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) for teams from the Northern Eurasia region were held. HSE teams from St. Petersburg (8th place) and the Moscow-based Faculty of Computer Science (13th place) received first class certificates. Furthermore, the teams will represent HSE at the finals, which will be held in Portugal next year.
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'