The web-based University World News published Y. Kuzminov`s outlook on Russian educational system and its prospects.
The 15-th anniversary of the HSE collaboration with Paris I University (Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne), the Paris X University (Universite Paris X Nanterre), and the Sciences Po University (Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris) was celebrated in Paris. Irene Maltseva, the HSE French Center Head comments on the event.
“Promoter and one of the most outstanding followers of libertarian theory of law, talented tutor willing to combine implementation of dialectical method, sense and emotion in teaching”, Wikipedia, the web based encyclopedia project, highlights Vladimir Chetvernin`s features.
On October 28th, as part of the “Urgent research and design in education” workshop, there was a discussion of the PIRLS international comparative research results from 2006 on the reading skills of primary school pupils, where Russia occupied the top position among the 40 participating countries.
On October 10-11th, an International forum on "The History of Economic Thinking and Methodology" took place at the HSE. This event was organized by the HSE Economics faculty in cooperation with Wuhan University, China.
This year, Russian sociology is celebrating its 50th anniversary. It seems like a good time to reflect on its current situation. On the eve of the Third All-Russia Sociological Congress, the HSE First Deputy Rector, the Department of Economic Sociology Chief Vadim Radaev spoke to us about this event.
The Center for Cooperation with France and French – speaking countries (i.e. the HSE French Center) is one of the most successful departments for cooperation with foreign universities. About 50 students visit France and Luxemburg for studies every year. Irina Maltseva, the chief of the Center, spoke to us about last year’s activities and the Centre's plans for the future.