China is not only one of the world's economic leaders, it is also becoming a more and more attractive place for students to pursue higher education. What is so special about Chinese education and how do universities maintain a high level of quality? Liudmila Veselova, Associate Professor at HSE — St. Petersburg, academic supervisor of the graduate programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia', and the moderator of the panel session 'University Education in China and Future Employment of Graduates: Opportunities and Challenges', explains the importance of this topic and discusses the upcoming the Conference on Inequality and Diversity.
HSE accepts applications for the annual student research competition. Students of other Russian universities, as well as foreign universities, can participate in it. The papers are accepted in Russian and English, applications can be submitted until October 15.
Next week, the International University Startups & Spin-Offs Festival is taking place at HSE University – St Petersburg. Learn more about the projects that will compete for investors’ attention and the main prizes of the festival.
Looking Beyond the Rankings: University Reputation to be a Focus of the Sixth International Conference 'Education and World Cities'
On 22-23 May, HSE University – St Petersburg will host the sixth annual international conference, ‘Education and World Cities 2019: New Horizons in University Reputation’. This year, the conference will focus on the issue of universities' reputations and brands beyond the world’s university ranking systems.
A regular seminar of Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History of the Center for Historical Research was held on 13 of March, 5 pm, at the address Griboyedov Canal 123, room 213.
Richard Stites’ memorial library contains more than 1500 books in the following fields such as history, social Sciences and Humanities, works of Russian philosophers, publicists and historians in English. A third of the collection is devoted to history and culture of the United States of America and European countries.
The new HSE International Centre for Health Economics, Management and Policy (CHEMP) is seeking to recruit a number of Masters (or advanced Bachelors) students to work or undertake study/research experience within the activities of the research centre. Based in the new Kantemirovskaya building, CHEMP is a multidisciplinary research initiative exploring leading edge issues in the health economy, including: the management of cardiovascular disease; the measurement of health outcomes and experiences; the economics of smoking; the challenges of health reform in a shrinking economy; policies to improve health behaviours; the healthy ageing of the population; and the growing problem of mental illness.
Centre for Youth Studies of the National Research University “Higher School of Economics” (St. Petersburg, Russia) organizes the international conference “Youth and Society: in the Search for New Solidarities” that will take place in St. Petersburg, October 16th to October 17th 2015, in Higher School of Economics.
The 9th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR 2015) will be held on August 24-28, 2015 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The school is co-organized by the Internet Studies Lab at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg (http://linis.hse.ru/en/) and the Russian Information Retrieval Evaluation Seminar (ROMIP, http://romip.ru/en/). RuSSIR 2015 will have an additional focus on social network analysis and graph mining.
The Department of History of the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg presents a new summer school: "The Topography of Imperial Power: the Political Space of St. Petersburg." The summer school will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia from September 8 to 29, 2015