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Dagmar Divjak on Cognitive Corpus Linguistics and Cooperation with the HSE

Dagmar Divjak is Reader in Slavic Languages and Linguistics and co-director of the Centre for Linguistic Research at the University of Sheffield’s School of Modern Languages and Linguistics.

Corruption and Social Values — A Challenging Area to Research

Prof. Dr. Christian Welzel's (Leuphana University, Laboratory of Comparative Social Research at the HSE — Saint Petersburg) research focuses on the question of how ordinary people’s value orientations vary across the political cultures of contemporary societies in a global comparative perspective. The HSE English language News Service asked Professor Welzel to tell us more about how he sees the problem of corruption.

Cultural Landscape in Change

Dr. Gerhard Ermischer from the Institute for Landscape Research at the University of Würzburg, Germany, has been teaching the course Lobbying and Advocacy for the HSE’s Political Analysis and Public Policy Master’s Programme. He gave a special interview to the HSE news service.

Professor David Engerman: ‘Americans in particular view "Cold War culture" as repressive - and don't really have much understanding of soviet life. Yet both societies shared responsibility for the Cold War’

On October 17-19, 2013 the international conference ‘Social and Human Sciences on Both Sides of the “Iron Curtain”’ organized by the HSE Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities is being held in Moscow. David Engerman, Professor of History at Brandeis University told the news service about a new western approach to understanding soviet life during the Cold War.

How Politics Influences Transfers and Investment

Thе conference Studying Institutions and Development in Russia: new Data and New Approaches ( HSE, June 26-27, 2013 Moscow) presentы cutting edge research in the field of political economy. Drawing in large part on the work of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) at the Higher School of Economics in 2011-2013, it focuses on the regional dimension of institutions and economic development. Byung-Yeon Kim, Professor in the Department of Economics at the  Seoul National University gave a special interview for HSE news service.

Understanding Economical Development in Russia

Timothy Frye, Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy, Department of Political Science and Harriman Institute of Columbia University, USA and Director of Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, HSE, Russia gave a special interview to HSE news service prior the conference.

Giulio Perani: ‘I am always very happy to meet students and researchers from the HSE’

On June 14, 2013 a visiting expert Giulio Perani delivered a lecture on 'Measuring Innovation beyond Enterprises: Options and Challenges' at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics (HSE). The event was organised by the HSE ISSEK Research Laboratory for Economics of Innovation.

Bringing together strong voices and different points of view

The International workshop ‘Explaining Contentious Politics in Russia: Innovations in Theory and Data Collection’ will bring together Russian and foreign experts. Regina Smyth, Associate Professor, Department of Political Studies, University of Indiana, USA, gave a special interview to HSE news service.

Andrea Mubi Brighenti: ‘Researchers Have a Public Function or Utility to Make the Life of Public Space as Visible as Possible’

An international academic conference ‘Street Art in the Changing City: Theoretical Perspectives’ takes place on June 7-8, 2013, at the HSE. The event has been organized by the ‘Graffiti and Street Art in the Cultural Cityscape’ research and study group, and the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities. Experts in modern urban studies will participate in the conference. Keynote speakers are geographer Luke Dickens (Open University of London, United Kingdom) and sociologist Andrea Mubi Brighenti (University of Trento, Italy). They both gave special interviews to HSE news service prior the conference.

The Changing Cities

An international academic conference ‘Street Art in the Changing City: Theoretical Perspectives’ will take place on June 7-8, 2013, at the HSE. The event has been organized by the ‘Graffiti and Street Art in the Cultural Cityscape’ research and study group, and the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities. Experts in modern urban studies will participate in the conference. Keynote speakers will include geographer Luke Dickens (Open University of London, United Kingdom) and sociologist Andrea Mubi Brighenti (University of Trento, Italy). They both gave special interviews to HSE news service prior the conference.