The HSE and Cornell Institute for Public Affairs ( CIPA), USA had undertaken a joint project Russia in 2012-2013. Graduate students in the CIPA project had the option of building upon and expanding their experience through consultancy projects conducted through CIPA’S International Capstone Initiative. The international team of students and professors had been working in HSE N. Novgorod on Vyksa Renewal Plan. Vyksa is the small town not far from N. Novgorod. The project was implemented with support of the HSE Graduate School of Education. Laurie J.Miller, professor and CIPA Coordinator gave a special interview to the HSE news service about the project.
The HSE and the ECNU - East China Normal University in Shanghai have agreed on a mutual student exchange programme. Documents were signed by Sergei Karaganov, Dean of the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, HSE, and Feng Shaolei, Dean of the Faculty of Advanced International and Area Studies at ECNU at the closing ceremony of the III International Russia-China Summer School on International Relations, “Individual and State Responsibility in the 21st Century”. Zhao Gochen, the Plenipotentiary Minister Advisor on Education at the Chinese Embassy in Moscow, was also present.
Andrey Yakovlev, a board member of the Russian Association of Fellows of the Federal Chancellor of Germany and Director of the HSE Institute for Industrial and Market Studies, told us about the German Chancellor Fellowship Program for young leaders which is implemented by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
From June 24-25 Professor Mariano Laplane, President of the Center for Strategic Studies and Management in Science, Technology and Innovation (CGEE), Brazil, was on a two-day visit at the HSE. As a result, an Agreement of Understanding was signed, which defined the areas for further cooperation between the Center and the HSE.
On June 26, 2013, a conference ‘Studying Institutions and Development in Russia: New Data and New Approaches’ began at the HSE. Andrey Yakovlev, Director of the HSE Institute for Industrial and Market Studies, told us about the aims and purpose of the conference.
From June 23-26, 2013, a delegation from the Singapore Business Federation visited the Higher School of Economics (the HSE) as part of a special business tour. Its organizers, Andrey Yakovlev, Director of the HSE Institute for Industrial and Market Studies, and Vasily Solodkov, Director of the HSE Banking Institute, as well as a participant told us about the event.
Alexey Barabashev, Academic Supervisor of the HSE Faculty of Public Administration, who has recently returned from an internship at the Woodrow Wilson international research center (USA), spoke to us about the HSE’s cooperation with the organization.
Professor Georg Witte talked to Ludmila Mezentseva of the HSE news service about his research and about plans for the Free University of Berlin and the HSE Department of Philology to work together
At the end of May the 3rd international conference ‘Youth and Project Management in Russia: Contemporary Challenges and Prospects’ took place at the HSE. It was organized by the HSE Department of Project Management in cooperation with the Russian Project Management Association SOVNET and Young Crew Sovnet. Valery Anshin, Head of this Department and Academic Supervisor of the conference, told us about the event.