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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.

'I Am Going to Live in Brisbane': HSE Alumna Publishes Book about Her Time in Australia

'I Am Going to Live in Brisbane': HSE Alumna Publishes Book about Her Time in Australia
Upon finishing undergraduate and graduate programmes in Political Science (2014, 2016), Sofia Glazunova went to study in a PhD programme in Australia. Now Sofia is a research fellow at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), lecturer, and the author of the book I'm Going to Live in Brisbane, dedicated to her experience of moving to Australia and myths about studying abroad. In an interview, Sofia discusses her blog on Telegram, how it was transformed into a book, and the pitfalls one can encounter in the publishing business.

Nikolay Kapanadze Talks about Japanese Diligence, Inexpensive Tofu, and Tempura

Nikolay Kapanadze Talks about Japanese Diligence, Inexpensive Tofu, and Tempura
Nikolay Kapanadze, a student of 'Asian and African Studies' bachelor’s programme, went for an exchange to Japan where he studied at Akita International University. The student tasted traditional food such as sushi and miso soup, travelled to Tokyo, and even worked in a local noodle restaurant. Nikolay told HSE – Saint Petersburg why it is necessary to have cash in Japan, where one can relax in Tokyo, and what are meal prices at the university canteen.

'We Welcome Students with Different Backgrounds If They Are Willing to Work Hard and Try New Things'

'We Welcome Students with Different Backgrounds If They Are Willing to Work Hard and Try New Things'
Associate Professor Svetlana Krivokhizh, one of the founders of the Master's Programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia', discusses the reasons for launching the Programme, the success of the programme's first graduating class, and the requirements for programme applicants.

‘I Got My Internship at the Dinner at the G20/Y20 Summit’

‘I Got My Internship at the Dinner at the G20/Y20 Summit’
Ruslan Valiev, a fourth-year student in the bachelor's programme ‘Political Science and World Politics’ managed to complete an impossible mission this summer—namely, to represent Russia at the G20/Y20 Summit and to land an internship at a Japanese energy company.

Don’t Be Mistaken! And Enjoy King’s!

Don’t Be Mistaken! And Enjoy King’s!
‘This academic exchange programme is much more than a King’s College London,’ writes Guilherme Costa Gomes, a first-year student of the Master’s Programme ‘Comparative Politics of Eurasia’ sharing his impressions about the three-month stay in London. What else did he discover and how did he like it there? Here's his essay about the trip.

Start Illuminating. 5 Reasons Why

Start Illuminating. 5 Reasons Why
The Founders of HSE Illuminated student magazine explain why they initiated it and why to participate.

The Department of History Higher School of Economics – St. Petersburg and the University of Jyväskylä (Finland) start cooperation for student and teacher international mobility in the academic year 2015/2016

The University of Jyväskylä (JYU) received funding from the Centre for International Mobility (CIMO) of Finland in order to intensify international student and teacher exchange with HSE –  Saint-Petersburg through the Finnish-Russian Student and Teacher Exchange Network (FIRST).
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