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Valeria Kasamara

  • Member of the HSE Academic Council
  • Valeria Kasamara has been at HSE since 2004.


  • Expert-analytical activities in the sphere of representative state power and local governance in the city of Moscow (including economic and social policy, public administration, municipal administration).
  • NRU HSE coordination in answering queries of representative state power structures and local administration in the city of Moscow.

Education and Degrees

  • 2005

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Political Institutes, Processes and Technologies
    Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the RF

  • 1999

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.
  • Political perceptions among Russian youth
  • Political perceptions in Russian society
  • Political culture, historical memory, political myths
  • Political nostalgia
  • Politics and the arts

Young Faculty Support Program (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "Future Professoriate" (2008-2009)

Student Term / Thesis Papers

Full list of of student term / thesis papers

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)

Introduction to Profession (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Social Sciences; programme "Political Science"; 1 year, 1, 2 module)Rus

Courses (2016/2017)

Introduction to Profession (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Social Sciences; 1 year, 1, 2 module)Rus

Courses (2015/2016)

Courses (2014/2015)

Courses (2013/2014)

Courses (2012/2013)

Courses (2011/2012)

Courses (2010/2011)


Conference Participation

  • Popular Geopolitics in Russia and Post-Soviet Eastern Europe (19–20 February 2015,  UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies, London, UK). Research paper: "Soft power or hard power: Russian students’ choice".
  • The Phenomenon of Russia: Memories of the Past and Perspectives for Development. (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 29-31 May 2014). Research paper: "Russian students on the Soviet past and the Russian present" (with Sorokina Anna). [Russian]
  • BASEES Annual Conference (Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, UK, 5-7 April 2014). Research paper: "Russia’s Ideal Leader in Russian youth’s mind".
  • XV April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development (NRU HSE, Moscow, 1-4 April 2014). Research paper: "The syndrome of political nostalgia among Russian youth" (with Sorokina Anna). [Russian]
  • European Congress 5-8 April 2013 'Europe: Crisis and Renewal' (5-8 April 2013, Cambrige, UK). Research paper: "Russia’s Past and Future in Russian youth’s mind" (with Sorokina Anna).
  • International Conference "Theory, Action, Impact of Social Protest: An Interdisciplinary  Conference University of  Kent"  (12-14 October 2012, Canterbury, UK). Reserch paper: "Russian students about protests" (with Sorokina Anna).
  • International Conference "Migration in Host Countries: Social Contraints, Cultural Context and Political Consequences" (12 April 2012, Moscow). Research paper: "Migrant's image in perception of Russian youth" (with Sorokina Anna). 
  • BASEES Annual Conference (31 March - 2 April 2012, Cambrige, UK). Research paper "Post-soviet nostalgia: russian Youths about soviet Past" (with Sorokina Anna).
  • International conference "Rethinking the Modern: Colonialism, Empire and Slavery" (11-12 July 2011, Birminham Midland Institute, Birmingham, UK). Research paper "The idea of a 'great empire': Russian political elite vs. homeless people" (with Sorokina Anna).
  • International conference Russia and Germany: the role of society in state institutions (6-7 October 2011, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, the Laboratory for Polical Studies, German Historical Institute, Moscow). Research paper: "Russian perceptions of state insitutions" (with Sorokina Anna). [Russian]
  • XII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development (NRU HSE, Moscow, 5-7 April 2011). Research paper: "The image of Russia and its future: Russian elites versus social margins" (with Sorokina Anna). [Russian]
  • Snanghai International Conference of Social Science (17-20 August 2011, Shanghai, China). Research paper: "Imperial Ambitions of Russians" (with Sorokina Anna).
  • XI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development (NRU HSE, Moscow, 6-8 April 2010). Research paper: "Social consciousness as a factor of democratization: quantitative and qualitative measurements" (with Sorokina Anna). [Russian]
  • X April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development (NRU HSE, Moscow, 7-9 April 2009). Research paper: "The political consciousness of Russian teenagers" (with Sorokina Anna). [Russian]
  • The All-Russian Scientific Conference "Political Science and Political Science Education in Russia" (Lomonosov State University, 17 April 2009). Research paper: "Values and political orientations of youth in Russia today." [Russian]
  • International conference "Identity politics in Europe. Russian and German perceptions." (Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Berlin, 5 June 2009). Research paper: "The image of Germany in Russian media and in elite perceptions." 
  • IX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development (NRU HSE, Moscow, 1-3 April 2008). Research paper: "Value-emotional factors of electorate behavior in Russia." [Russian]

Timetable for today

Full timetable

‘HSE Offers Solutions Aimed at the Future…’

On November 27, the HSE Academic Council held an awards ceremony dedicated to the university’s 25th anniversary. The meeting saw the participation of representatives of the Russian President, members of government, and members of the Russian Federal Assembly. Governmental awards were given to a number of HSE employees for their tremendous accomplishments.

HSE Staff Receive Commendations from President Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree for the commendation of prominent public and political figures. Andrey Zhulin, Vice Rector at HSE Perm, Galina Volodina, Director of HSE Perm, and Valeria Kasamara, HSE’s Senior Director for Government Relations, are among the figures mentioned in the decree.

Winter School of the Faculty of Social Sciences

On January 31st – February 3rd 2016, the Winter School of the Faculty of Social Sciences was held at the ‘Voronovo’ Learning Centre, HSE. During the event, potential master’s students took part in master classes, business cases and meetings with students and graduates of the faculty’s educational programmes.

HSE Recognizes Staff Achievements

At a meeting of the HSE Academic Сouncil on October 31, five members of the University staff were given awards recognizing their achievements at HSE.

Total Dictation 2014 at the HSE

On April 12, 2014, Total Dictation took place at the HSE – an all-Russian event to check literacy. Those interested in checking their level of Russian grammar skills participated in 350 cities spread over 45 countries. HSE campuses were among some of the venues used for this dictation.

The HSE’s Birthday is Coming

On December 17, 2013, the HSE will celebrate its 21st birthday and the 10th anniversary of the HSE Professors’ Wednesday concert project at the Russian Academic Youth Theater (RAMT).

HSE is hosting the Science Cinema Festival ‘360°’

The third Science Cinema Festival ‘360°’ takes place in Moscow from 10-17 October. The HSE was one of the first to be involved in this festival and its screenings.

HSE Open Lectures are Coming to Moscow’s Museums

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.