On October 19th a meeting of the HSE International College of Economics and Finance with the British Ambassador in Russia, Anne Pringle, took place at the HSE. The Ambassador gave a lecture on ‘The Global Economy and An Overview of British-Russian Relations ’.
Can the competition between countries change into cooperation? Why have the mechanisms of power hegemony and ‘democracy clubs’become outdated? Where might the policy of cultural discrimination lead? On October 19th Harald Muller, Executive Director and Head of Research Department of the Frankfurt Peace Research Institute, gave a lecture at the HSE .
In October the HSE Faculty of Law and the University of Luxembourg Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance signed a cooperation agreement . Evgeniy Salygin, Dean of the HSE Faculty of Law, spoke to us about this.
Mark Urnov, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Political Science, told us about the results of the negotiations on the launch of joint Master’s programmes between the faculty and American universities, as well as about research plans, reforms of the educational process and Chinese writing.
The HSE Banking Institute has become a partner of the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute, which unites about 70000 certified financial analysts worldwide. Vasily Solodkov, Director of the HSE Banking Institute and Richard Hainsworth, President of CFA Association (Russia), told us about this joint programme.
At a seminar on October 9th at the HSE, Veijo Ritola, Head of Eurostat Sector on Statistics on Science, Technology and Innovation, presented his report ‘Eurostat's statistics on science, technology and innovation (European Commission)’, where he explained how statistics are gathered and processed in the EU. We publish a report and an audio extract from the seminar .
On October 7th –8th the Second Nanotechnology International Forum took place in Moscow. One of its most important sessions, Foresight, Roadmaps and Indicators for Nanotechnology and Nanoindustry, was organized by experts from the Higher School of Economics.