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Evaluation of spatial spillovers for Russia

A report at the 4th Public Research Seminar by Senior Research Fellow of the MSSE Evgeniya Kolomak

Research seminar by Branco Urosevic (University of Belgrade): «A Dynamic Model of University Selection»

On Thursday, March 22 at 4.40 pm International College of Economics and Finance held Research seminar.
Speaker: Branko Urosevic (University of Belgrade)
Theme: «A Dynamic Model of University Selection»
Venue: Pokrovski Bulvar, 11, Room Zh-822

Genes, stress, and demographic consequences

The research seminar with the lecture on "Genes, stress, and demographic consequences" was held on 22nd March. The lecturer was Ph.D., Senior Fellow at the N. Vavilov’s Institute of General Genetics Svetlana Borinskaya.

Urbanization and economic development in the regions of Russia

A report on the city workshop by Senior Research Fellow of the MSSE Evgeniya Kolomak

LCSR's Travel Grants

The Laboratory reminds you of the opportunity to  apply for travel grants  to fund your trip to the summer school or to the conference

Economic Sociology

New articles from LCSR's members has been published in the European Electronic Newsletter in Economic Sociology.

Laboratory research seminar

A report on "Two-factor model of international trade: a short-term balance" by Research Fellow Sergey Kichko

International Conference "World War II, Nazi Crimes, and the Holocaust in the USSR"


The National Research University Higher School of Economics, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, the Blavatnik Family Foundation, the German Historical Institute Moscow, the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs, Kritika, and Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and the Georgetown Institute for Global History, Georgetown University, with the support of the Centre d’études des mondes russe, caucasien, et centre-européen at the  École des hautes études en sciences sociales, invite applications for a conference on World War II and the Holocaust in the Soviet Union. The conference will be held December 7-9, 2012, in Moscow, Russia, at the Higher School of Economics.

Innovations: a New Elective Course

In April a new all-university elective course on Science, Technology and Innovation: Analysis, Strategies and Policy will be launched at the HSE. It will be delivered in English by leading HSE international professors as well as some visiting experts. Dirk Meissner, Deputy Head of the HSE Research Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies, and one of the authors of the course, told us more about the course, its structure and specifics.

Islamism and liberalism

On March, 15th, 2012, Kirill Zhirkov gave a talk on ideological attitudes, connected with the Islamic belief.