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'Joint Background in Political Science and Anthropology Turned Out to Be Invaluably Useful in Studying the Region'

'Joint Background in Political Science and Anthropology Turned Out to Be Invaluably Useful in Studying the Region'
From April 26 to May 7, a team of professors and students from HSE University-St Petersburg conducted a field study in the Indian Himalayas. We asked Aleksei Sorbale, an academic supervisor of the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics', and Pavel Bazarov, a graduate of the Bachelor's programme and a student of the Master's programme 'Global and Regional History', to tell us about their research and share their impressions of the expedition.

Scientists from HSE University-St Petersburg Receive Award at International Conference in Morocco

Scientists from HSE University-St Petersburg Receive Award at International Conference in Morocco
A report by researchers from the Strategic Entrepreneurship Centre received an award at the international conference AIB-MENA (Academy of International Business—Middle-East North Africa) in Morocco. The authors of the work were Galina Shirokova and Aleksandra Zakharova.

HSE University Opens the Laboratory of Critical Theory of Culture

HSE University Opens the Laboratory of Critical Theory of Culture
The School of Arts and Humanities opened the Laboratory of Critical Theory of Culture. There, the researchers will engage in the development of new theory of culture in the fast-paced modern world. The head of the Laboratory was assigned to be Ivan Mikirtumov, Doctor of Philosophy and professor at HSE University-St Petersburg.

Equality in Business: How Support from Loved Ones Can Reduce the Gender Gap

Equality in Business: How Support from Loved Ones Can Reduce the Gender Gap
Galina Shirokova, Professor at the Department of Management at HSE University-St Petersburg, has worked alongside international researchers to identify the role of social circles and cultural values in the success of young businesswomen. They found that support within a group increases the chances of women engaging in entrepreneurship.

Loneliness in the Big City: Resource or Biographical Drama?

Loneliness in the Big City: Resource or Biographical Drama?
Moving to a new city often leads to temporary loneliness and a loss of familiar surroundings. This means that young people who move to a new place must find ways to adapt quickly. Can loneliness become a resourceful state, or does it suppress resourcefulness? Sociologists from HSE University-St Petersburg and Kazan Federal University (KFU) discussed this issue during the seminar 'SOC Up', which was based on research conducted as part of the Mirror Laboratory initiative.

Three Researchers of HSE University-St Petersburg Took Part in Preparing Special Issue of Central Asian Survey

Three Researchers of HSE University-St Petersburg Took Part in Preparing Special Issue of Central Asian Survey
The special issue of the international interdisciplinary journal Central Asian Survey has been published. It was co-edited by Oleg Korneev, Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Affairs, mentor of one of the educational tracks in the Master's programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia'. The issue is devoted to the relations between the European Union and Central Asian countries. It features articles by three lecturers of HSE University-St Petersburg.

'An Entrepreneur Has to Be Passionate About Their Business'

'An Entrepreneur Has to Be Passionate About Their Business'
The results of the Russian part of the Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students' Survey (GUESSS 2021) have been published. It found that Russian students show interest in entrepreneurship more often and think about starting their own business five years after graduation. Galina Shirokova, Professor at the School of Economics and Management, Director of the Centre for Strategic Entrepreneurship, told us about other trends in the sphere of entrepreneurship.

How Do People Control Privacy on Social Media and What Has the Digital Literacy Got to Do with This?

How Do People Control Privacy on Social Media and What Has the Digital Literacy Got to Do with This?
In 2022, Yadviga Sinyavskaya from the Laboratory for Social and Cognitive Informatics published an article about privacy on social media. It is a part of the laboratory's project on how people build connections and what helps them. We talked to the sociologist about how people try to protect personal information and what makes these measures more effective.

'Participation in the SRPC Gave Me a Sense of Confidence'

'Participation in the SRPC Gave Me a Sense of Confidence'
Anastasia Markova is a fourth-year student of the Bachelor's programme 'Design'. During her studies, she has conducted several visual research projects, one of which took third place in the Student Research Paper Competition. Anastasia told the HSE News Service about her decision to participate and finding sources and illustrations for her research.

Islamic Feminism: How Is It Possible?

Islamic Feminism: How Is It Possible?
Anna Ilina, graduate of the Master's programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia', talks about her career after graduation and her research on feminism in the Middle East.