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CPE students on the MGIMO conference

CPE students on the MGIMO conference
On 22-23 October, MGIMO University held the 1-st international forum “Russia-Africa: what next?”. Second-year students of “Comparative politics of Eurasia” programme Mikhail Grechishnikov and Mir-Ali Askerov participated in the conference and shared their experience.

October Readings – 2021

October Readings – 2021
The tenth annual international conference October Readings - 2021 will be held from October 21 to 23. Here is more about the programme.

Dr Thomas Flichy de La Neuville on Geopolitics and Asian Studies

Dr Thomas Flichy de La Neuville on Geopolitics and Asian Studies
On September 21, 2021, a delegation from an accredited Business School of Rennes (France) visited HSE campus in Saint Petersburg to sign a partnership agreement and discuss future plans for international academic mobility and exchange programmes. On September 24, Dr. Thomas Flichy de La Neuville, Head of the Master's Program in Geopolitics and Business, met with the first-year students of the Master's program in Business and Politics Modern Asia at the Higher School of Economics.

CALL FOR PAPERS!

CALL FOR PAPERS!
Apply for the ICA regional conference (June 27-29, 2022) till the 25th of December, 2021!

International Relations, Energy, and a Long-Distance Relationship with Russia: A Brazilian Student's Story

Tulio Bunder
Having earned degrees in International Relations and Energy, Tulio Bunder from Brazil wanted to pursue his research in Eurasian Energy Geopolitics, which led him to the Master's programme in Comparative Politics of Eurasia. Though based in another BRICS country, he decided to study in Russia—and despite the challenges posed by the pandemic and his long-distance relationship with Saint Petersburg and HSE University, he seems happy with his choice.

Political Science on Vacation: How to Level Up

Political Science on Vacation: How to Level Up
Anna Shabanova, a first-year student of the Master's programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia', has received funding from the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) for participating in a virtual summer school dedicated to political research methodology. Taking part in summer and winter schools of various international organisations is an auxiliary facility to deepen methodological and research skills.

International Student's Choice: BA in Political Science and World Politics

International Student's Choice: BA in Political Science and World Politics
Many students from other countries join the BA Programme in Political Science and World Politics. First-year students of the programme – Kanat Islambekov from Kazakhstan, Reynaldo Rodriguez from Honduras, and Xing Xingmeng from China – share their impressions about the programme.

4th Annual IPSA - HSE Summer School for Methods of Political and Social Research

4th Annual IPSA - HSE Summer School for Methods of Political and Social Research
Department of Political Science and International Relations, HSE St Petersburg in association with the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research and International Political Science Association announce the 4th installment of IPSA – HSE Summer School for Methods of Political & Social Research. The School will be held online from August 9 to August 22, 2021.

'It is Crucial for Graduates to Get out of the 'Comfort Zone'

'It is Crucial for Graduates to Get out of the 'Comfort Zone'
Adelina Ishmuratova graduated from the 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' programme, having defended her thesis concerning exporting organization to the PRC. Currently, Adelina has experience in attracting investments in the SEZ 'Alabuga', as well as in the Investment Development Agency of the Moscow Region. In our interview, she shares insights on working in a special economic zone and recommendations for building her career path.

Conversation with Liudmila Veselova

Conversation with Liudmila Veselova
Let’s learn a little bit about the person who makes a study process at Master's Degree Programme interesting and helps students to make their first steps in their career.