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.
In 2008 before graduating from the HSE International College of Economics and Finance Vladimir Mukharlamov faced a serious dilemma. Well, honestly speaking, a, trilemma. Nothing awful, just day-to-day troubles. Vladimir overcame it successfully despite some obstacles. Let’s start with the background…
Recently, access to digital data subscribed by the HSE library has become available for home users. Today it is possible to access resources not only at home, but on business trip, at a cafe with Wi-Fi, in a public garden or on a train through GPRS. Vladimir Pisliakov, the deputy — chief of digital library, talks to us about this revolution.