On February 16th the HSE Institute for the Development of Education held a seminar. Professor James Banks gave a report on ‘Race, Ethnicity, and Education:The Search for Explanations’. You can watch a video of the event here.
On February 15th Zuzana Fungáčová, a member of BOFIT —Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition, Helsinki, Finland, presented her reports entitled ‘Market Power in the Russian Banking Industry’and ‘Determinants of bank interest margins in Russia:Does bank ownership matter?’ as part of a research seminar of the HSE Department of Banking. A video of the event has been added.
Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Cognitonics were published as part of the proceedings of the International Multiconference ‘Information Society 2009’ . Workshop Co-Chair was Vladimir Fomichev, PhD, Professor of the HSE Faculty of Business Informatics Department of Innovations and Business in Information Technologies.
On February 1st a research seminar of the HSE International College of Economics and Finance took place. Shlomo Weber, Southern Methodist University, USA, presented his report on ‘Games of Social Interactions with Local and Global Externalities’ at the seminar. You can watch a video of the event here.
On December 18th the latest video conference as part of the Master’s programme on ‘The Sociology of the Public Sphere and Social Communications’ took place at the Higher School of Economics. You can watch a video of the event here.
On December 8th the final seminar in the video-course on ‘Human Rights in the Globalizing World’ took place at the HSE. This video conference was chaired by Nina Belyaeva, Head of the HSE Department of Public Policy, and John Dale, Professor at George Mason University, USA.
On December 1st a seminar on ‘Trends in Higher Education Research’took place at the HSE. It was organized by the HSE Institute for the Development of Education, Dmitry Zimin’s ‘Dynasty’Foundation and the Russian Economic School. Professor Philip Altbach, Director of the Center for International Higher Education (CIHE), Boston College (USA), gave a lecture at the seminar. We have published a video of the event.
Angelika Nussberger, Director of the Cologne University Institute for Eastern European Law, and Eduard Ivanov, Deputy Dean of the HSE Faculty of Law, told us about the Russian-German seminar on ‘International Legal Problems of Counterterrorism’, which took place at the HSE on November 5th and 6th, as well as about plans for further cooperation between the two universities.
On October 7th –8th the Second Nanotechnology International Forum took place in Moscow. One of its most important sessions, Foresight, Roadmaps and Indicators for Nanotechnology and Nanoindustry, was organized by experts from the Higher School of Economics.