On December 11th, 2009, the latest in our regular series of video conferences took place at the HSE Department of General Sociology as part of the Master’s programme in ‘Sociology of the Public Sphere and Social Communications’. George Ritzer, a prominent sociologist, was the speaker. You can watch a video of the event here .
The Higher School of Economics and Bologna University have signed an agreement on cooperation. Giliberto Capano, Dean of the Bologna University Faculty of Political Science, told us about some future joint educational and research projects and about the connection between a democratic political system and political science development.
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.
Mark Manuilov, a second-year student of the HSE Faculty of Management master’s course, told us about a new student initiative –a Russian-American forum involving the HSE, several other Moscow universities and Stanford University. Mark is one of the students who organized this project.
On August 27th and 28th the selection process for students of a joint master’s programme at the European School of Management (ESCP Europe) and the HSE Faculty of Management took place at the HSE. Henry Jolles, Director of International Development, ESCP Europe, shared his impressions on the selection and the collaboration between the two universities.
On July 8th a presentation of the Master's Programme in Public Policy and Political Analysis with specialization in Human Rights and Democratic Governance, which starts this year at the Faculty of Applied Political Science, was held.
Recently the HSE and the London School of Economics signed a new agreement on the activities and development of the HSE International College of Economics and Finance (ICEF) for the next 4 years .
Leonid Ionin, the Dean of the School of Russian Studies, told us about the joint MA programme of the HSE School of Russian Studies and the Department of Politics and International Relations of the University of Kent in Canterbury – “International Relations in Euroatlantic and Eurasian Societies”.