From June 30 to July 6 the Web Science Summer School 2016 was held at the University of Koblenz (Germany). The event was dedicated to the Internet and social media studies. Alina Bakhitova, who is studying Sociology and Social Informatics, took part and shares her impressions of the event.
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.
Research projects on social informatics of the Laboratory of Sociology in Education and Science have been presented at two conferences in Germany.
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.
The Fourth International Legal Forum took place in St. Petersburg on May 18th, 2016. This year, the forum attracted about 7,000 participants from 90 countries. They included leading lawyers from global corporations as well as ministers, judges, and legal partners. Students and lecturers from HSE in St. Petersburg were also among the participants.
On May 19-21, St. Petersburg hosted the third International Conference on Education and Global Cities: Horizons for the Contemporary University. The conference saw the participation of representatives from universities in Hong Kong, Torino, Newcastle, Beijing, Oslo, Brussels, and beyond. It also featured more than 20 plenary sessions, round tables, lectures, and seminars.
A group of 15 BA and MA students from the Department of History, HSE SPb participated in the first part of a joint research and educational seminar “Turning Points: Russia and Germany, 1980-2000” organized by the Department of History, Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg and Humboldt University in Berlin from 1st to 8th of May. The course was led by Ekaterina Kalemeneva (HSE SPb) and Krestin Bischl (HU zu Berlin).
At the third annual conference ‘Education and Global Cities: Horizons for Contemporary University’ two cooperation agreements were signed.