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Illustration for news: ‘If You Want to Be Strong, You Have to Open Your Doors’: Swiss Ambassador Yves Rossier Visits HSE

‘If You Want to Be Strong, You Have to Open Your Doors’: Swiss Ambassador Yves Rossier Visits HSE

At the invitation of Professor Vladimir Kantor, Head of the International Laboratory for the Study of Russian and European Intellectual Dialogue, Swiss Ambassador Yves Rossier visited HSE on Wednesday, 13 February, to give a lecture and meet with faculty and students. In addition to Professor Kantor and students of his International Laboratory, Vice Rector Ivan Prostakov and faculty and students of the School of Philosophy and the HSE Lyceum were in attendance. Vice Rector Prostakov delivered the opening remarks.

Meeting with delegation of the University of Iceland

On June 10, 2016 the delegation of the University of Iceland together with the representatives from the Embassy of Iceland to the Russian Federation visited Higher School of Economics, Moscow. The delegation of University of Iceland was represented by Mr. Jón Atli Benediktsson, Rector, Mr.Jón Ólafsson, Professor of Comparative Cultural Studies, Mrs. Stefanía Óskarsdóttir, Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Political Science, wife of Rector Benediktsson, Mr. Frierik Jónsson, son of Rector Benediktsson and Mrs. Óskarsdóttir. The Embassy of Iceland to the Russian Federation was represented by H.E. Mr. Albert Jónsson, Ambassador of Iceland to the Russian Federation, and Mrs. Irina Bolshakova.