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The Development of Asian and African Studies and Other Current Topics of the Eastern Economic Forum

The Development of Asian and African Studies and Other Current Topics of the Eastern Economic Forum
Liudmila Veselova, Academic Supervisor of the Master's Programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' at HSE University-St Petersburg, participated in the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok on September 5–8. We asked Liudmila to share her impressions of the forum.

Irina Sizova on the Development of Virtual Museums in Russia

Irina Sizova on the Development of Virtual Museums in Russia
In terms of digitalisation, the rapid development of virtual museums is a major phenomenon. However, while some issues in this field are clear on paper, the reality is less straightforward. In a new research paper, Irina Sizova, Associate Professor at the Department of Management, and her colleagues explore the legislative regulation of virtual museums in Russia. Irina explains in her new interview.

Era of the Pandemic in Researches of HSE University-St Petersburg: Yury Kabanov's New Article on Anti-COVID Policy in Russian Regions

Era of the Pandemic in Researches of HSE University-St Petersburg: Yury Kabanov's New Article on Anti-COVID Policy in Russian Regions
The COVID-19 pandemic affected many areas of public life. Now the researchers have many new questions which require extensive consideration. Yury Kabanov, Academic Supervisor of the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics', and his colleagues conducted a research on public administration in Russia during the pandemic and public opinion of people in the regions.

Carla Bruno on Women’s Representation in the Russian Regional Parliaments

Carla Bruno
Our graduates continue to talk about their final research projects. Carla Bruno studied factors which affect the percentage of women in the legislative bodies of the Russian Federal Subjects.

Liudmila Veselova on Career Opportunities of Orientalists-Sinologists

Liudmila Veselova on Career Opportunities of Orientalists-Sinologists
Alexandra Polosukhina, manager of Career Centre, talked to Liudmila Veselova, Academic Supervisor of the Master's programme ‘Business and Politics in Modern Asia’, about the employment of the graduated sinologists.

Russia Quits the Bologna System: What It Means and Why International Academic Career is Still Possible

Andrey Starodubtsev
On May 24, Valery Falkov, minister of science and higher education of the Russian Federation, announced that Russia would quit the Bologna System. After that, there started an intense public discussion about the essence of this system and its influence on the current and prospective students. Andrey Starodubtsev, Academic Supervisor of the Master’s programme ‘Comparative Politics of Eurasia’, explains the basic principles of this system with examples and tells why the students who are interested in academic career should not panic

‘I Learnt a Lot about Conducting Researches’: Mir Ali Askerov on Master's Studies and Changing Academic Track

Mir Ali Askerov (on the right) and Mikhail Grechishnikov, the programme graduates
A lot of prospective master's students would like to try a new academic track which is different from their bachelor's degree. Mir Ali Askerov, the graduate of Master's programme ‘Comparative Politics of Eurasia’, tells about his experience in changing the academic track, gives some tips to the prospective students and recommends books which would be helpful for future researchers.

Digitalisation of Museums: Challenges, Achievements, and Prospects

Digitalisation of Museums: Challenges, Achievements, and Prospects
A study of the digitalisation process of Russian museums has been conducted by the Laboratory for Management in Culture and Tourism at the HSE University–St. Petersburg, with the support of the Russian Committee of the International Union of Museums (ICOM Russia). The results of the study provide information on factors that contribute to failure or success in the museum digitalisation efforts and reveal its prospects, raise questions on tools that could be applied for attracting more visitors, as well as touch on possibilities for monetising museum online product range.

Consul General of the Republic of Uzbekistan Visits HSE-St Petersburg

Consul General of the Republic of Uzbekistan Visits HSE-St Petersburg
On March 18, 2022, a delegation from the Consul General of the Republic of Uzbekistan in St Petersburg paid a visit to HSE-St Petersburg to meet the campus team, talk with Uzbek students, and discuss possible forms and areas of cooperation with universities in Uzbekistan.

Is There (NO)Future for Cultural Institution? International Seminar Takes Place in Istanbul

Is There (NO)Future for Cultural Institution? International Seminar Takes Place in Istanbul
Dr Margarita Kuleva along with co-organisers Eda Yigit and Orhan Cem Çetin participated in the (NO) Future Institutions event held between the 15th and 17th December in Istanbul. Supported by the Centre for German and European Studies, St Petersburg State University, Bielefeld University and the ‘Digital Art History’ Research Group (HSE University), the seminar focused on the modern challenges facing cultural institutions, their curators, and associated workers. The event was introduced and chaired by Dr Kuleva, who was inspired by the rapid changes surrounding the future survival of cultural institutions in the pandemic age.