On June 24th this year’s final session of the HSE Academic Council took place at the HSE, where original educational standards and new editions of educational procedures were approved and new departments of the university were founded.
On June 28th and 29th an international academic conference ‘Improving the Effectiveness of Public Services’ will take place at the HSE. The co-organizer of the conference is the international Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) which is holding its annual external conference in Russia for the first time. Alexey Barabashev, Dean of the HSE Faculty of Public Administration, spoke to us about the conference.
From June 25th – 29th the HSE School of Applied Mathematics and Informatics will organize two international conferences. Sergey Kuznetsov, Head of the School, told us about the participants, tasks and programmes of both conferences.
Global Management Challenge 2011, an international championship in company management has finished in Macao, where about thirty teams from national qualifying championships took part. The HSE student team took 5th place in the final competition. Just back from Macao, the team members shared their impressions of the contest.
Last week Eric Maskin, Nobel laureate in economics, Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University (USA), Chief Research Fellow at the HSE International Laboratory of Decision Choice and Analysis, participated in the work of the International Advisory Committee for the HSE Development Programme and made a presentation at a conference dedicated to V.M. Polterovich, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. What else did the programme of the prominent researcher’s visit to Moscow contain and what did he manage to do during the week?
On June 3rd Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea in Moscow, Lee Younho, visited the Higher School of Economics in order to discuss plans for developing cooperation.
On May 30th a meeting of the International Advisory Committee of the HSE Development Programme took place at the HSE. The committee was formed in early 2010 and this was its first full assembly.
On April 4th Marek Dabrowsky gave a public lecture on ‘The global economic crisis: some lessons for the economic theory and economic policy’ at the HSE. The event took place as part of the XII International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development.