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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).

School of Applied Political Science of HSE Campus in St.Petersburg hosts International Students' Forum "Visions of Wider Europe"

St.Petersburg Campus of Higher School of Economics is happy to host International Students' Forum "Visions of a Wider Europe" organized in cooperation with the Yeltsin Foundation and NGO "Dialog Europe Russia". The forum is dedicated to the 20th Anniversary of Russia - WTO negotiations about Russia's accession to the organization and upcoming accedence of our country to OECD. The Forum will take place on 14-16 October, 2013

HSE Sociologists in Europe

The conference ESA 2013 – Crisis, Critique and Change took place in Turin, in Italy at the end of August 2013. It was organized jointly by the ESA and the Turin University Department of Culture, Politics and Society. Three papers from the Laboratory for Sociology Education and Science at HSE Saint Petersburg Campus were presented at the conference.

Presentation of a new report 'Soviet Nationalism in the Historical and Comparative Perspective'

The Laboratory for Comparative Social Research at the HSE Saint Petersburg opened the 2013 Fall seminar series today. Andrey Shcherbak, senior research fellow at LCSR  presented a report on 'Soviet Nationalism in the Historical and Comparative Perspective'. He gave a short description of the major findings of his report to the HSE news service.

Internet Interviewing Will Become the Dominant Survey Mode in the Social Sciences in the Next 10–20 years

The Third LCSR International Workshop is being held in Saint Petersburg from April 26–30, 2013. Marcel Das, Director of CentERdata since 2000, and  Professor of Econometrics and Data Collection at Tilburg University, talked to the HSE News Portal beforehand about the topic he would present to the workshop; Innovation in Online Data Collection for Scientific Research.

Russia and Germany as WTO members

On April 22 2013, the Higher School of Economics hosted an international workshop conference entitled 'The Development Outlook for Russia and Germany as Members of the WTO'. Alexander Khodachek, the president of Saint-Petersburg HSE campus commented on the conference.

New Working Papers on Sociology of Education

Two new working papers have recently been published by the HSE Sociology of Education and Science Laboratory. They were published as part of the "Education" series of the Basic Research Program.

‘British Sociologists Have Found...’ or the Problem of Cooperation of Social Sciences with the Press

On March 7, 2013, Grigory Tarasevich, science department editor at the Russian Reporter magazine, delivered a report on ‘“British sociologists have found...” or the problem of cooperation of social sciences with the press’ at the HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research.

General and Special. Similarities and Differences of Social Attitudes in the Post-socialist World

The Third International Sociological Conference ‘Following Grushin’ was held in Moscow on February 28 - March 1, 2013. At this event NGO ‘Eurasian Monitor’ and the HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research organized a joint session ‘General and Special. Similarities and Differences of Social Attitudes in the Post-socialist World’.

The Space of Economics

‘Economics and Geography’ was the topic of the 12th Annual Conference of the series of Leontief Readings which took place from February 15-16, 2013, at the Leontief Centre with the support of the Saint Petersburg government. Theoreticians and empirical researchers looked for answers related to the spatial development of cities, regional inequality and transport.