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Author: Chernyakhovskaya, Anna

Dr. Werner Binder of Masaryk University, Czech Republic, on Challenges of Cultural Sociology

The HSE News Portal offers its readers an interview with Dr. Binder of Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, who shared his thoughts on the pertinence of his discipline, the myriad of challenges he faces as a researcher, and what other plans for collaboration with the HSE are afoot.

Arctic Governance: From Theory to Practice

On December 9, 2013, Oran Young, Research Professor, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, will give an open lecture on ‘Arctic Governance: From Theory to Practice’ at the HSE. Anna Chernyakhovskaya, Chief Content Editor of the HSE English language website asked him why this such an important issue today.

Ebooks are Growing, but the Printed Page Isn’t Dead

On November 27, 2013, Rüdiger Wischenbart will speak at the HSE Faculty of Media Communications. Dr. Rüdiger Wischenbart is founder of Rüdiger Wischenbart Content and Consulting (RWCC), Vienna, Austria, a leading expert in international book market development, culture, global book markets and innovations in book publishing.

Michal Rochlitz: ’ HSE is the Top Place in Russia for My Research’

Michael Rochlitz is a research fellow at the Center for the Study of Institutions and Development. Before joining HSE he finished a PhD in economics at IMT Lucca in Italy. He described the project he had been working on in the HSE and benefits of living in Moscow.

Professor David Engerman: ‘Americans in particular view "Cold War culture" as repressive - and don't really have much understanding of soviet life. Yet both societies shared responsibility for the Cold War’

On October 17-19, 2013 the international conference ‘Social and Human Sciences on Both Sides of the “Iron Curtain”’ organized by the HSE Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities is being held in Moscow. David Engerman, Professor of History at Brandeis University told the news service about a new western approach to understanding soviet life during the Cold War.

Olessia Kirtchik:‘Behind common images of intransigent opposition, an exciting story of parallel developments, hidden connections, mutual interest emerges’

On October 17-19, 2013 the international conference ‘Social and Human Sciences on Both Sides of the “Iron Curtain”’ organized by the HSEPoletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities will be held in Moscow. Olessia Kirtchik, senior research fellow at the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities, member of the programme committee of the conference spoke to HSE news service about the conference and why this is such an intriguing area of study.

Intellectual Capital

The 9th interdisciplinary workshop on intangibles, intellectual capital and extra-financial information was held at the Copenhagen Business School at the end of September. It was organized by EIASM (the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management). Mariya Molodchik, Associate Professor of the Laboratory of Interdisciplinary Empirical Studies HSE Perm told about the event.

International Workshop on ‘Sustainable Public Procurement: Research Trends and New Challenges’

The Center for Institutional Studies (CInSt), at HSE, is hosting a workshop on 4 - 5 October, 2013 on aspects of sustainable public procurement. The international workshop brings together researchers from The Economics of Public Private Partnerships Chair and the Department of Economics and Management at the University of Padova and from the HSE’s CInSt. The HSE news portal asked three of the participants to answer some questions in advance of the workshop.

Sociological Approaches to Urban Environmentalism and Compassion in Healthcare

HSE Assistant Professor of Sociology Ruben Flores, PhD talked to the HSE news portal about his presentations at the ASA and ESA sociology conferences this summer, about forthcoming sociology seminars at HSE and about why living in Moscow is interesting for sociologists.

Dante Forever

Nigel F. Palmer, Emeritus Professor of Medieval German, St Edmund Hall, Oxford will make a report 'Gospel Meditations in Late Medieval Europe: Three Voices from the Upper and Lower Rhine' at the HSE on September 24, 2013. The leading professor on medieval issues gave a special interview for the HSE news service.