From May 31st to June 1st a joint Russian-Chinese conference on ‘Transition and Economic Development in China and Russia:Past and Future'took place at the HSE. The event was organized by the Faculty of Economics. On the Chinese side, leading economists from two large universities, Wuhan and Hong Kong, took part in the conference. Vladimir Avtonomov, Dean of the HSE Faculty of Economics, told us about the event and cooperation with the colleagues from China.
On May 24th –26th the Samuel P. Huntington Memorial Symposium on Culture, Cultural Change and Economic Development took place at the HSE. It was organized by the Cultural Change Institute (the Fletcher School, Tufts University, USA) and the Higher School of Economics. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met with the Symposium participants.
On May 13th and 17th two meetings took place at the HSE –in Moscow and in Saint-Petersburg – HSE representatives met with members of the Harvard University Berkman Center for Internet and Society.
In April a group of HSE students participated in the Stanford US-Russia Forum which took place at Stanford University. Igor Tomashov, 1st-year master’s student of the HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, talked to us about the event.
Between May 3rd –7th the Ronald Coase Institute (USA) Seminar on Institutional Economics took place at the HSE. The seminar is traditionally held in key national research universities around the world. In this, the tenth anniversary year of these seminars, the HSE became a co-organizer and Maria Yudkevich, HSE Director for Academic Development and one of the seminar experts, told us about the event.