Dr. Gerhard Ermischer from the Institute for Landscape Research at the University of Würzburg, Germany, has been teaching the course Lobbying and Advocacy for the HSE’s Political Analysis and Public Policy Master’s Programme. He gave a special interview to the HSE news service.
The HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) will be hosting the 3rd Annual LCSR Conference from 12th -16th November 2013, in Moscow. The focus of this year’s conference is on developing empirical quantitative comparative studies in social science.
Christian Ahlin, Associate Professor of Economics at Michigan State University, has begun lecturing at the HSE Nizhny Novgorod. Professor Ahlin teaches development economics as an elective course for undergraduate students, Economics programme students, and second-year postgraduate students.
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.
Andrey Podolsky, HSE Professor of the Graduate School of Education, has become the first scientist in Eastern Europe to be inducted as a member of the International Academy of Education.
The 'Open University' project, at the Higher School of Economics is organizing lectures in Moscow museums, following on from the series of free lectures given by HSE professors throughout the summer in Gorky Park. Lectures in museums will be held each Thursday starting from September 26.
HSE is beginning its 21st year and it promises to be an eventful one. The university needs to make another leap forward and improve its international competitiveness significantly. Here is Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov’s beginning of term address.
The HSE and Cornell Institute for Public Affairs ( CIPA), USA had undertaken a joint project Russia in 2012-2013. Graduate students in the CIPA project had the option of building upon and expanding their experience through consultancy projects conducted through CIPA’S International Capstone Initiative. The international team of students and professors had been working in HSE N. Novgorod on Vyksa Renewal Plan. Vyksa is the small town not far from N. Novgorod. The project was implemented with support of the HSE Graduate School of Education. Laurie J.Miller, professor and CIPA Coordinator gave a special interview to the HSE news service about the project.
Panos M. Pardalos, the Academic Supervisor of the LATNA Laboratory, Laboratory of Algorithms and Technologies for Networks Analysis (HSE Branch in Nizhny Novgorod), the Distinguished professor of the University of Florida, has been awarded the 2013 Euro Gold Medal prize, bestowed by the Association for European Operational Research Societies for his outstanding contribution to the science development.