The book ‘Leading from the Periphery and Network Collective Action’ by Associate Professor of the School of Political Science of HSE Navid Hassanpour was issued by Cambridge University Press.
On December 26, 1991, the Soviet Union was dissolved and the Russian flag was raised over Kremlin. Taylor & Francis Group gathered a large collection of studies on Soviet and post-Soviet periods containing 150 research articles to celebrate the 25th anniversary of this event. Articles by staff from the School of Political Science were also included in the collection ‘The Dissolution of the Soviet Union: 25 Years On’. All the publications will be available free of charge until the end of June 2017.
On November 17, 2016 the 48th Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian studies (ASEEES) took place in Washington, DC (USA), bringing together over 2,500 researchers from around the world.
Sergey Kavtaradze’s ‘The Anatomy of Architecture: Seven Books on Logic, Form and Meaning’ – published by the HSE Publishing House – has been awarded the Enlightener Prize in the Humanities category.
In their new book, Foresight for Science, Technology and Innovation (Springer, 2016), Ian Miles, Ozcan Saritas and Alexander Sokolov introduce the term ForSTI to describe future-oriented analyses, informed by participative processes (to assess evidence, articulate possibilities, and propose actions), that are designed to feed into STI decision-making. The future considered is usually a long-term one; the issues examined go beyond the purely technical ones; the stakeholders involved reflect the wide spectrum of experience and knowledge relevant to these issues, and the actors whose mobilisation may be required to effect change. The book was presented during recent conference Foresight and STI conference at HSE.
The book by Prof. Ronald Grigor Suny (Head of the International Research Project "Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism") “They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else”: A History of the Armenian Genocide" has won the Wayne S. Vucinich Book Prize.
The ninth issue of Higher Education in Russia and Beyond, a journal that highlights current educational trends from Russia, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe, has just been published.
The new issue of ‘Foresight and STI Governance’ (2016, vol. 10, no 3) focuses on various aspects of innovation-based development in Russian regions, the results of the China-2025 Foresight study, and new customer attraction strategies in the retail sector.
The article ‘Giambattista Vico’s Biblical Scholarship Giants as “Translators” of the Gentile Sociability’ by Julia Ivanova, Associate professor at the School of Philology, and Pavel Sokolov, Lecturer at the School of Philosophy, was published in ‘Synthesis Philosophica’ journal.
The article ‘L’économie rurale en France: Trajectoire d’une science sociale ‘utile’ entre modernisation et mondialisation’ (Agrarian economy in France: the trajectory of ‘useful’ social science between modernization and globalization) by Olessia Kirtchik, Leading Research Fellow at the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities, was published in the journal ‘Revue d’Anthropologie des Connaissances’.