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Higher School of Economics Professors Exchanged Experience in Teaching Area Studies with Partners from the European Area Studies Network

Oleg Korneev, Academic Supervisor of the Programme “Comparative Politics of Eurasia”, represented Higher School of Economics is Saint Petersburg with a presentation.

HSE University — Saint Petersburg Goes Online

HSE University — Saint Petersburg Goes Online
Due to the threat of the spread of the novel coronavirus infection COVID-19 and in accordance with the decree of the governor of St. Petersburg, undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate students will study online as from November 16, 2020.

Higher School of Economics Professors Exchanged Experience in Teaching Area Studies with Partners from the European Area Studies Network

Higher School of Economics Professors Exchanged Experience in Teaching Area Studies with Partners from the European Area Studies Network
Oleg Korneev, Academic Supervisor of the Programme “Comparative Politics of Eurasia”, represented Higher School of Economics is Saint Petersburg with a presentation.

Inequality and diversity among youth: risks and stigmatizations

Photo courtesy of Yana Krupets
The discussion of diversity and equality is hardly possible without touching upon these issues in the framework of diverse social groups. During IDC 2020 one of the panels is dedicated to youth studies – how these notions are present in the culture and environment of the younger generation. Yana Krupets – one of the moderators of the panel, the deputy director of the Center for Youth Studies at HSE St. Petersburg, and an associate professor at the Department of sociology shared the complexity and sensitivity of this field of research and plans for the Conference.

Conference on Inequality and Diversity: Learning from the Chinese Education System

Conference on Inequality and Diversity: Learning from the Chinese Education System
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.

Aleksei Maslov: ‘Asia is Changing Extremely Quickly, and So Our Views on the East Must Change Accordingly’

Aleksei Maslov: ‘Asia is Changing Extremely Quickly, and So Our Views on the East Must Change Accordingly’
Professor Aleksey A. Maslov, a well-known sinologist and director of the Institute for Far Eastern Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, heads the Academic Council of the master’s programme ‘Business and Politics in Modern Asia’. He is directly involved in the formation of the concept of the program and its development. We asked Alexey Maslovabout modern oriental studies and the prospects for graduates in this sphere.

International Conference on Inequality and Diversity: Governance of migration and integration beyond conventional approaches

Photo courtesy of Oleg Korneev
The International Conference on Inequality and Diversity will bring together a group of scholars of migration governance for a roundtable discussion. Oleg Korneev, Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the Higher School of Economics (Saint Petersburg) and the Academic Supervisor of the Master's Programme «Comparative Politics of Eurasia», who has initiated this roundtable, shares his views on complexity of the topic, his expectations from the discussion and gives a sneak peek on what to expect from the participants and the session.

«This is a useful, interesting and illustrative magazine on diversity and inequality»

«This is a useful, interesting and illustrative magazine on diversity and inequality»
The second St. Petersburg International Conference on Inequality and Diversity (IDC 2020) will take place from 5 to 7 November 2020 at the HSE – St. Petersburg. It will be held completely online and will bring together experts from different countries and subject areas. We asked Andrey Starodubtsev, Dean of St. Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Area Studies at HSE, about the program of the Conference, about interdisciplinarity in the social sciences and the benefits of a new conference format.

HSE Saint Petersburg Opens a Double Degree Programme in Asian Studies with Ca' Foscari University of Venice!

HSE Saint Petersburg Opens a Double Degree Programme in Asian Studies with Ca' Foscari University of Venice!
The agreement on the development of a double degree programme between the HSE master's programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' and the University of Ca’ Foscari Master's programme in 'Language and Management in China' is successfully signed.

High Five: Reading List by Yuri Kabanov

High Five: Reading List by Yuri Kabanov
The academic year is gradually gaining momentum, and textbooks, along with academic papers, are becoming a part of bedtime reading. If you would like to read something different and useful, read the reading list by Yuri Kabanov, co-head of the programme 'Political Science and World Politics'. There you will find books about statistics and cats, a collection of short stories-assumptions, and others.