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Author: Chernyakhovskaya, Anna

The Solar System and the Asteroid Threat

On September 11-13, 2013, an international seminar “The Solar System and the Asteroid Threat” will take place at the HSE. Mark Boslough, Professor at the University of New Mexico and a member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories, and Roberto Furfaro, Professor at the University of Arizona and the head of the Space Systems Engineering Laboratory, will speak on the issues. The event is being organized by the Research Laboratory of Space Research, Technologies, Systems, and Processes at the HSE. Mark Boslough gave a special interview to the HSE news service.

‘Economists should help policymakers to find solutions to this challenge to provide a forum where young people and adults may clash without resorting to the barricades ’

Researchers from Italy have been working on a joint project with the HSE’s Professor Olga Demidova looking at “The Political Economy of Youth Unemployment”. Professor Enrico Marelli, and Prof. Maria Laura Parisi, Economists at the University of Brescia and Elina De Simone from the University of Naples Parthenope, answered the HSE news portal’s questions about their research into youth unemployment in Russia and Italy.

How Politics Influences Transfers and Investment

Thе conference Studying Institutions and Development in Russia: new Data and New Approaches ( HSE, June 26-27, 2013 Moscow) presentы cutting edge research in the field of political economy. Drawing in large part on the work of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) at the Higher School of Economics in 2011-2013, it focuses on the regional dimension of institutions and economic development. Byung-Yeon Kim, Professor in the Department of Economics at the  Seoul National University gave a special interview for HSE news service.

Understanding Economical Development in Russia

Timothy Frye, Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy, Department of Political Science and Harriman Institute of Columbia University, USA and Director of Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, HSE, Russia gave a special interview to HSE news service prior the conference.

Giulio Perani: ‘I am always very happy to meet students and researchers from the HSE’

On June 14, 2013 a visiting expert Giulio Perani delivered a lecture on 'Measuring Innovation beyond Enterprises: Options and Challenges' at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics (HSE). The event was organised by the HSE ISSEK Research Laboratory for Economics of Innovation.

Bringing together strong voices and different points of view

The International workshop ‘Explaining Contentious Politics in Russia: Innovations in Theory and Data Collection’ will bring together Russian and foreign experts. Regina Smyth, Associate Professor, Department of Political Studies, University of Indiana, USA, gave a special interview to HSE news service.

Andrea Mubi Brighenti: ‘Researchers Have a Public Function or Utility to Make the Life of Public Space as Visible as Possible’

An international academic conference ‘Street Art in the Changing City: Theoretical Perspectives’ takes place on June 7-8, 2013, at the HSE. The event has been organized by the ‘Graffiti and Street Art in the Cultural Cityscape’ research and study group, and the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities. Experts in modern urban studies will participate in the conference. Keynote speakers are geographer Luke Dickens (Open University of London, United Kingdom) and sociologist Andrea Mubi Brighenti (University of Trento, Italy). They both gave special interviews to HSE news service prior the conference.

The Changing Cities

An international academic conference ‘Street Art in the Changing City: Theoretical Perspectives’ will take place on June 7-8, 2013, at the HSE. The event has been organized by the ‘Graffiti and Street Art in the Cultural Cityscape’ research and study group, and the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities. Experts in modern urban studies will participate in the conference. Keynote speakers will include geographer Luke Dickens (Open University of London, United Kingdom) and sociologist Andrea Mubi Brighenti (University of Trento, Italy). They both gave special interviews to HSE news service prior the conference.

About the Center of Social Movement Theory

Pamela Oliver, Conway-Bascom Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, an expert on collective action, social movements, news coverage of protests, and racial disparities in criminal justice will give a talk "The Ethnic Dimensions: Bringing Ethnic Divisions and Conflict to the Center of Social Movement Theory" at the International Research Seminar in Sociology in the HSE on June, 5, 2013. She gave an interview to the HSE news service.

Life Online

Professor Emmanuel Petrakis of the University of Crete, one of the leading researchers in information and communication technology, with main interest in Industrial Organization Theory and Policy, Managerial Economics and Organization, Game Theory and Bargaining Theory, Digital Economy Issues and Internet Economics, visited Moscow to present a working paper “Horizontal Mergers and Acquisitions with Endogenous Efficiency Gains” at a seminar in the HSE Management Department on May, 27, 2013. He gave a special interview to HSE news service.