HSE held an international conference on 'Crisis Communications in Sports Management Bodies: Active Versus Reactive Strategies'. FIFA top managers spoke about how one of the largest international organisations manages its relations with the media, with politicians and public opinion.
Fighting climate change requires close international cooperation, but global politics and short-term economic interests still hinder the execution of a joint plan of action. How can this be overcome? Participants of HSE’s international conference ‘The New Economics of Climate: Prospects for Russia’ tried to answer this question.
On November 10-15, the IV International Conference ‘Cultural and Economic Changes in a Comparative Perspective’ took place in St. Petersburg. Organized by HSE’s Laboratory for Comparative Social Research, the conference has traditionally brought together Russian and foreign scholars working on issues of values, trust, social capital, corruption and inequality in a changing world, as well as the role of religion in political activity and other social issues in Russia and other countries.
Foresight, a system of future studies in science and technology, is being institutionalized, brings together different levels of ‘scanning’ the future, and is branching out into new sectors. These trends were among those experts identified at the 4th annual international academic conference ‘Foresight and STI Policy’, organized by the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK), which opened on November 6.
20 October, 2014, was a special day for the business informatics community in Russia. The International conference ‘Enterprise value management using subject-oriented BPM’ opened the annual assembly of the business informatics Education and Methodology Union (EMU) hosted by the Higher School of Economics.