From November 18th-19th the First International Moscow Finance Conference, organized by the HSE International College of Economics and Finance, took place at the Higher School of Economics. Carsten Sprenger, Head of the HSE International Laboratory of Financial Economics, told us about the conference participants, the programme and his impressions of the event.
On October 27th Claude Blanchemaison, Honorary Professor of the HSE, Professor at the Paris-Dauphine University, and former French Ambassador to Russia, delivered an open lecture for the students of the Higher School of Economics.
On June 15th two new international laboratories which are part of the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge, the Laboratory for Economics of Innovation headed by Ian Miles, and the Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies headed by Jean Guinet, were presented at the HSE.
Peter Schmidt, Professor of sociology at the University of Giessen and a renowned expert in social psychology, who has become one of the heads of the HSE International Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Studies, told us about the plans and key research topics of the laboratory.
Interview with Jean Guinet, participant of the XII International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, who will head the new Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies which was created last year at the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge.
Interview with Ian Miles, participant of the XII International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, Professor at the University of Manchester and Academic Supervisor of the Research Laboratory for Economics of Innovation which was created last year as part of the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge.
In October, Professor Abel Polese from the University of Edinburgh Institute of Geography gave a series of lectures at the Higher School of Economics for students of the Faculty of Politics, as part of the IMESS Visiting Scholars programme. Boris Zhelezov, Deputy Vice Rector and Head of the Office of International Academic Mobility of the HSE, and Abel Polese himself told us about the lectures and the IMESS programme.
In early June Italian professors Cristian Vaccari and Lucio Picci gave a series of open lectures at the Higher School of Economics. Their visit is another step towards the implementation of the agreement on cooperation between the HSE and the University of Bologna signed in 2009.
We spoke to Joshua Hawley, Ed.D, Professor at the Ohio University, USA, who came to the Higher School of Economics to conduct longitude research and deliver a course on Educational Policy at the HSE Faculty of Public Administration.
On March 6th John Dale, Professor of Sociology at George Mason University, USA, was a guest at the HSE stand at the ‘Education and Career:21st Century’exhibition which took place in Moscow. His speech in front of prospective HSE students at the exhibition was part of the programme of his Moscow visit.