A project entitled "Morality and Trust in Old and New Market Economies" has been running since 2007 as a joint research teaching activity included in the MA Program of Applied Social Research of Markets (head - Prof. V. Radaev) at the Higher School of Economics and the Research Institute for Sociology, University of Cologne, Germany.
The first seminar of the joint Russian-German sociological project in labor market studies was held last year. The project is continuing and the next seminar will be held at the HSE in April 2009.
An agreement on cooperation between the Moscow HSE University and the Laval University, one of the major centers for higher education in Canada, was singed last year. But the real partnership is going to start this year.
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 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.
On October 10-11th, an International forum on "The History of Economic Thinking and Methodology" took place at the HSE. This event was organized by the HSE Economics faculty in cooperation with Wuhan University, China.
The Center for Cooperation with France and French – speaking countries (i.e. the HSE French Center) is one of the most successful departments for cooperation with foreign universities. About 50 students visit France and Luxemburg for studies every year. Irina Maltseva, the chief of the Center, spoke to us about last year’s activities and the Centre's plans for the future.