On June 16-18, the international conference on anthropology ‘Bordering Religion in (Post) Cold War Worlds’ was held at HSE St. Petersburg. The event was organized by Angie Heo from the University of Chicago Divinity School (USA) and Zhanna Kormina, HSE Professor.
Students of HSE St. Petersburg campus have a great opportunity to spend a semester or year abroad. Sofya Glazunova, a student of the Master's Program "Politics and Governance", describes her exchange experience at the University of Helsinki.
Yale University is one of the oldest in the United States. It is part of the legendary 'Ivy League' and is renowned for its outstanding level of education. On June, 4 a delegation consisting of about 80 American students and professors visited HSE University St. Petersburg as part of their study tour.
At the third annual conference ‘Education and Global Cities: Horizons for Contemporary University’ two cooperation agreements were signed.
The International Student Research Forum in early February at HSE in St. Petersburg brought together over 300 participants from eight countries.
HSE St Petersburg initiated and organised an international conference on Minorities and Conflicts: Asian and African States in the Modern World. Academics from Russia, South Korea, South Africa, Turkey and Armenia gathered for the event on 9th and 10th October.
Russia will be able to overcome current economic problems if it adopts a combination of fiscal discipline, regulatory restraint, and institutional capacity building, according to the World Bank, which published Russia Economic Report 34: Balancing Economic Adjustment and Transformation at the end of September. Its main author and World Bank Lead Economist for the Russian Federation, Birgit Hansl, presented the report during a briefing organized by HSE St. Petersburg and American Chamber of Commerce. 30 managers of leading consulting, financial, and recruiting companies, as well as foreign mission and higher education representatives, participated in the event.
Samrat Sil, a student from Presidency University in Kolkata, India is currently studying on the Master’s programme in Applied and Interdisciplinary History at HSE St. Petersburg. In an interview with the HSE News Service, Samrat told us about his studies and the reasons why he would recommend every history student to take the opportunity to head to HSE St. Petersburg.
The beginning of a new academic year is a good time to tell your classmates about your summer holidays. We asked the participants of our international Summer School “Russian Studies: Identity and Political Culture” to share their experiences.
The International Summer School organized by the History Department of HSE St. Petersburg in partnership with German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has finished. On the 29th of September 22 students from17 German universities, who had come to Saint Petersburg to study Russian history, culture and language, received their certificates of participation in the programme. The next day they set off for home taking with them their unique experience of studying in the most beautiful Russian city, new ideas and understanding of this country and its people.