Ronald Inglehart, Academic Supervisor at the HSE Laboratory of Comparative Social Research in St. Petersburg, has been affiliated with the HSE for several years now. He shared some of his impressions of the XV April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development and findings of the 4th LCSR International Workshop, which was part of the event.
On March 13, 2014, Ronald Suny, Professor of Social and Political History at the University of Michigan and Emeritus Professor of Political Science and History at the University of Chicago, delivered a public lecture at the HSE Saint Petersburg.
A new English-taught master’s programme at the HSE, ‘International Master in Comparative Social Research’, will allow students to acquire the knowledge and skills that are in demand on the global market for social research. Applications are due by May 31, 2014.
HSE International Week in Saint Petersburg was a great success. This first-time event was taking place on February 10-14, 2014. The international students were meeting with the University’s best lecturers and researchers and visiting the city’s attractions.
Academics at HSE St. Petersburg are convinced that oriental studies as a field of humanities is becoming more topical every day, and create new educational and research departments.
On February 10-14, 2014, HSE International Week will take place at the HSE in Saint Petersburg for the first time. Seventeen students from more than 10 countries, including Norway, Austria, Finland, China, Great Britain, and Germany, have applied to participate in the event.
At the first international conference RETHINK Participatory Cultural Citizenship, which took place on November 14-16 in Aarhus, Denmark, Victoria Seneva presented a report titled ‘Museum Night in St.Petersburg: Online Formation of Cultural Services’.
On October 14-16, 2013, the International Student Forum ‘Visions of a Wider Europe’ will take place at the HSE. The Forum is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the first negotiations between Russia and the WTO, initiated by the first President of Russia, Boris Yeltsin, and Russia’s imminent entry into the OECD.
In 2013 the HSE Saint Petersburg Campus organized archaeological field work for students over the summer in Staraya Ladoga, about 120 kilometers away from the city. Adrian Selin, HSE Professor of History, told us about his impressions of the expedition and his future plans for archaeological research.
The conference ESA 2013 – Crisis, Critique and Change took place in Turin, in Italy at the end of August 2013. It was organized jointly by the ESA and the Turin University Department of Culture, Politics and Society. Three papers from the Laboratory for Sociology Education and Science at HSE Saint Petersburg Campus were presented at the conference.