From Huge Comparisons to Thick Descriptions: Conference in Pushkin Brings Together History Majors from HSE Campuses in Moscow, Perm and St Petersburg
The first HSE tri-campus history majors conference From Huge Comparisons to Thick Descriptions: Historical Research and Interpretation,October 1-4, 2014, was a genuine intellectual and organizational feat. The hosts from HSE St Petersburg welcomed students and doctoral candidates from HSE campuses in Moscow, St Petersburg and Perm in the comfortable and quiet setting of the Kochubey Mansion suburban congress center in Pushkin.
Proof that the Internet and Social Media Impact Protests
HSE-St. Petersburg has hosted the Social Media and Social Movements conference, organized by the Laboratory for Internet Studies (LINIS). Over two days, participants from Germany, Sweden, the UK, the Netherlands, Iran and other countries presented reports about the connections between individuals' activity on social media and their offline activity, and on whether social media impact the desire to protest or take part in social movements.
Trust Can Eliminate Corruption
On June 5, research fellows at the HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) took part in the 3rd International Conference ‘Business Ethics and National Models of Behavior’, which was held at the Saint Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance.
Workshop "Happiness in Russia in comparative perspective"
Workshop of the Professor of the Faculty of Sociology, Higher School of Economics - Saint-Petersburg, Dr. Eduard Ponarin
February, 11, 2014 at 15.00 Saint-Petersburg, Soyuza Pechatnikov, 16
The lecture will become a part of International Week of HSE – St.Petersburg and Winter School for Prospective Students.
4th LCSR International Workshop “Social and Cultural Changes in Cross-National Perspective: Values and Modernization”
The Laboratory for Comparative Social Research of National Research University "Higher School of Economics" invites to participate in the Fourth LCSR International Workshop “Social and Cultural Changes in Cross-National Perspective: Values and Modernization” that will take place from March, 28 till April, 4, 2014 in Moscow within the framework of the XV International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development at HSE.
A Usable Past: New Trends in Applied and Interdisciplinary History
International Conference, Faculty of History, National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg, Russia, 28 - 29 March 2014. The working language of the conference is English.
Representatives of the Faculty of History, HSE-St.Petersburg presented papers at the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies convention
Associate professor of the faculty of history Tatiana Borisova and professor of the faculty of history Alexander Semyonov presented their current research at the annual convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES)
The third meeting of the year 2013 of Students’ scientific society of the Department of applied political science was held on the 13th of November.
The guest of the day was Mr. Dmitry Sukhov, the Head and founder of the NGO "Munitsipalnaya Pila" (Municipal saw), who is also the Head of the St. Petersburg office of the "Fund for struggle against corruption".
Russian and International Students discussed pros and cons of Russia’s accession to WTO
From 14 to 16 October St. Petersburg campus of Higher School of Economics hosted an International Student Forum "Visions of a Wider Europe", organized by the School of Applied Political Studies HSE - St. Petersburg, The Yeltsin Foundation and the International NGO "Dialog-Europe-Russia" (Austria).