The HSE student club for extreme sports ‘X-Sport Club’ has been organizing joint trips for HSE students and staff members, as well as contests in winter and summer sports for 15 years now. Carrying on the tradition, the club is planning several trips for HSE students, lecturers and staff members this year. The programme includes surfing, kiting, wakeboarding, other sports, and popular out-door tourist activities.
May 15, 2014
On July 7-13 the Laboratory of Cultural Economics will hold an international summer school on ‘Impacts of Cultural Events on Small and Medium-size Art-oriented Towns’. Maria Dedova, Junior Research Fellow of the laboratory asked Valery Gordin, Head of the summer school to tell us about it.
May 12, 2014
The annual HSE Nizhny Novgorod Summer School of Russian Language and Culture has begun and this year eleven students from Brigham Young University (Utah) under the supervision of Jennifer Bown are taking part. The students will be living with host families in Nizhny Novgorod and attending classes in Russian language, Russian national identity and concepts of Russian culture until June 12, 2014.
May 12, 2014
The ‘Russian Education 2014’ exhibition in New Delhi invites young Indians to study at the HSE and other Russian universities.
May 08, 2014
For 8 years ISSEK has been participating in an international project to study the specific features of BRICS’s national innovation systems (NIS). Earlier this spring the participants gathered to discuss the project’s new phase.
May 08, 2014
Alina Kharina, who graduated from the HSE Perm with a Bachelor’s degree and the HSE Moscow with a Master’s degree in 2010, is co-founder of the social network SkillGravity.
May 07, 2014
The XI Russian and German research conference on structural reforms to stimulate regional economic growth took place at the HSE Saint Petersburg.
May 05, 2014
On April 17 th , 2014, the International Students Office together with AEGEE-Moskva, the European Students’ Forum representatives, gave a party for the HSE international students to get to know one another and Moscow and dismiss a few stereotypes. The location for the evening was Jeffrey’s Coffee on Maroseyka St, founded not coincidentally by the HSE alumni.
May 02, 2014
Sociologists have developed a variety of theories and empirical research on social movements that are closely connected with democracy. Why do people join and stay in social movements? What happens to them when participants achieve their goals? Benjamin Lind, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Sociology and author of the course 'History of Social Movements', explained what makes the subject relevant nowadays and shared his own experience with social movements in an interview for the HSE news service.
April 30, 2014
On April 23, 2014, Professor Dennis Mueller (University of Vienna, Austria) spoke at the HSE on 'Democracy and Citizenship'. He agreed to speak with the HSE news service to share his views on successful democracy and his impressions of the HSE as an institute.
April 29, 2014
A crisis of trust in Russian society keeps people from enjoying their lives to the full, said Anna Mironova, Research Intern of the HSE’s International Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research and postgraduate student at the HSE Department of Demography in her presentation at the XV April International Conference.
April 28, 2014
The issue explores the tenure track system at HSE. How does it function in our university? What are the requirements for interim and final reviews? The editors spoke to Vice Rector Konstantin Sonin and the Director of the Centre for Advanced Studies, Martin Gilman to find out. Additionally, The HSE LooK talked to international participants of the XV International April Conference and they kindly shared their impressions from this big academic event.
April 25, 2014