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Liudmila Veselova took part in a meeting with students of the ESC Rennes School of Business (France)

Liudmila Veselova took part in a meeting with students of the ESC Rennes School of Business (France)
On December 9, 2020, at the invitation of the ESC Rennes School of Business (France), HSE Associate Professor Liudmila Veselova took part in a meeting with students in the framework of the so-called «Geopolitic Café».

Public lecture: Professor Laure Delcour (University Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris), «Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus: a common, contested or fragmented neighbourhood?»

On December 16, Professor Laure Delcour will give a lecture, which will open the cycle of lectures organized by the MA programme «Comparative Politics of Eurasia».

HSE SPb Research Day: results and impressions

On the 17th of November, the HSE SPb held an annual students’ conference - Research Day. 7 students from the Saint-Petersburg school of social science and area studies programmes took wins in all tracks.

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.

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.

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.

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.