On January 20, the case of the schoolboy from Alaska was studied carefully at the HSE Faculty of Law students’ case club. It seems that Frederick’s freedom of speech had been violated. Without that important social topic the case might have been treated as insignificant.
Interview with Professor Egie Axer, Head of the Warsaw University Institute for Interdisciplinary Research “Artes Liberales”, one of the international partners of the HSE Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities (ITHSH).
A new course “Political Analysis and Human rights: Special Issues and Global Context” has been introduced by the SU HSE Institute of Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities (ITHS). This is a joint HSE and George Mason University (GMU) course taught in English.
The web-based University World News published Y. Kuzminov`s outlook on Russian educational system and its prospects.
The 15-th anniversary of the HSE collaboration with Paris I University (Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne), the Paris X University (Universite Paris X Nanterre), and the Sciences Po University (Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris) was celebrated in Paris. Irene Maltseva, the HSE French Center Head comments on the event.
“Promoter and one of the most outstanding followers of libertarian theory of law, talented tutor willing to combine implementation of dialectical method, sense and emotion in teaching”, Wikipedia, the web based encyclopedia project, highlights Vladimir Chetvernin`s features.
In autumn the Sociology Association’s First International Forum was held in Barcelona. Usually the Association holds a congress every four years, but doesn’t usually hold a forum. The most recent Congress was held in Durban (South Africa) in 2006. The next is planned for Gothenburg (Switzerland) in July 2010. This forum however, dealt with a new topic. It was focused on the concept of Public Sociology.