Following years of study and work in South America and Europe, Rafael Popper joined HSE Moscow as Professor of Foresight and STI Governance in January 2018. In addition to his job at HSE, he is Principal Scientist in Business, Innovation and Foresight at a world leading research and technology organization (RTO) called VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. With a PhD on 21st Century Foresight from the University of Manchester, Popper has built a career on wide-ranging research of issues in foresight and STI policy. In a recent interview with the HSE News Service, he spoke in depth about his research interests, philosophy on teaching, collaboration across HSE and his love of languages, among other topics.
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'