Baltic Practice International Summer School: From Local Identity in a Global World to Organizing Next Year’s School ’Europe in Russia’
On November 18, the HSE International Summer School ‘Baltic Practice’ held a presentation about the results of the 13th School and announced the theme for next year’s School.
On November 18, 2013, Yaroslav Kuzminov, Head of the Russian Public Chamber Commission for Education Development, took part in the all-Russian forum ‘Public Observations of the Unified State Examination (USE) in 2014’. The forum looked at how procedures for the USE could be improved.
One of the USA’s most prominent specialists in HR, Professor Vic Cottrell, delivered a lecture at the HSE in Nizhny Novgorod. The meeting was held in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
The HSE is now a partner of Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform. Students from all over the world will now have free access to educational courses delivered by professors of the Higher School of Economics.
On Thursday, October 24, 2013, the seminar ‘Master’s Degrees: Relevance, Rigor, Return on Investment', organized by the HSE Department of Educational Programmes, will take place at the HSE. Dr. Rebecca Fox gave a special interview to the HSE news service.
Professor of Stockholm University, Yves Zenou, formerly post-graduate student of Jacques Thisse, Director of the HSE International Laboratory at the Centre for Market Studies and Spatial Economics gave a series of lectures to students at HSE St Petersburg on networks in economics.
Christian Ahlin, Associate Professor of Economics at Michigan State University, has begun lecturing at the HSE Nizhny Novgorod. Professor Ahlin teaches development economics as an elective course for undergraduate students, Economics programme students, and second-year postgraduate students.
Svetlana Bryzgalova, HSE graduate in Nizhny Novgorod, is studying and working in the London School of Economics. In September she delivered several open lectures and workshops for the HSE students in Nizhny Novgorod.
In 2013 the HSE Saint Petersburg Campus organized archaeological field work for students over the summer in Staraya Ladoga, about 120 kilometers away from the city. Adrian Selin, HSE Professor of History, told us about his impressions of the expedition and his future plans for archaeological research.