On May 17th-18th 2013, the first international conference for users of the Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey will take place at the HSE. The deadline for application is March 25th 2013.
Shannon Davis, Ph.D., Associate Professor of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of George Mason University (USA) is visiting Moscow this week for the seminar ‘From the Great Recession to Greater Gender Equality? Family Mobility and the Intersection of Race, Class, and Gender’ organized by the HSE Laboratory for Studies in Economic Sociology. It will take place on March 19.
Traditionally, the falsification of an election involves filling ballot boxes with fake ballot papers. International researchers at the HSE analyzed another mechanism which can be used to distort the election process: pressure on employers and employees. The following is a review of a paper by Timothy Frye, Ora John Reuter, and David Szakonyi.
Taking part in major international conferences and getting published in international academic journals is all in a day’s work for students working at the Scientific Laboratory for Research on Entrepreneurship (NULIP) at HSE. We asked Artyom Gudkov, a master’s student at ICEF and member of staff at NULIP to tell us about his work, published in the international peer-reviewed ‘Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship’.
Irina Kratko, Head of the HSE master’s programme in International Business, shared her ideas and plans related to further developing the programme.
Russians are more concerned about material success than self-realization, in spite of a global shift from survival values to self-expression values. ‘Happiness in Russia in Comparative Perspective’, is a paper by Edouard Ponarin, Director of the HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR).
Students at HSE work with the international voluntary organisation “Best buddies”, an NGO, which facilitates socialising and friendships with people who have learning difficulties. HSE student Maria Koisina told us about it.
The Balkan Region through the Eyes of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Albania in Russia
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Albania in Russia, Mr Sokol Gjoka delivered a lecture to the students and teachers of HSE on the 11th of February in the university.