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‘Russia and England: Oncoming Traffic. Economics, Politics, Culture’

As part of the UK-Russia Year of Culture, HSE’s Nizhny Novgorod campus held the international conference ‘Russia and England: Oncoming Traffic. Economics, Politics, Culture’.

The Quiet and Velvet Revolutions ― Links between Religion, Politics, and Collective Memory during Political Transformation

Geneviève Zubrzycki, a U.S.-based scholar of nationalism, religion and collective memory, will deliver a lecture on ‘Quiet and Velvet Revolutions: The Impact of Political Transformations on Nationalism, Religion and Secularism in Quebec and Poland’ as part of the second methodological seminar of the Centre for Youth Studies (St. Petersburg).

HSE Sociologists Present on Life Trajectories of Russian Pupils at Yale Conference

A group of sociologists from the HSE presented the results of their academic work at the 10th conference of Yale University’s Center for Cultural Sociology. A special panel session of the conference was devoted entirely to the research being carried out by HSE’s Institute of Education on the life trajectories of Russian pupils.

University Researchers Need More Incentives

The high turnover of researchers and lecturers at universities cannot be fully explained merely by low pay or a lack of opportunities for self-fulfillment. Sometimes, young people choose an academic career for reasons other than an interest in research; they may take a postgraduate course to escape military service, to defer employment, or to meet society's expectations, according to Anastasia Sizykh, Research Fellow of the HSE's Institute of Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK).

International Conference ‘Russia and England: Oncoming Traffic. Economics, Politics, Culture’

As part of the UK-Russia Year of Culture, the Faculty of the Humanities at HSE’s Nizhny Novgorod campus is holding the international conference ‘Russia and England: Oncoming Traffic. Economics, Politics, Culture’ on the 26th and 27th of May.

Your Chance to Pick the Brains of International Academic Journal Chief Editors at HSE Conference Session

On the 28th May at the ‘Analytical communities in policy advisory systems at global and local level: comparative analysis of policy impact’ international conference there will be a special ‘journals’ session. The editors of four major international journals on public policy will explain how they select articles for publication and give advice on how to present your work to improve the chances of getting it published in a good journal.

Doctors Should Intervene into Internet Diagnosing

It’s time for doctors to actively control discussions of self-treatment over the Internet. Unqualified opinions of uninformed people can mislead many participants of Internet communities, and doctors’ comments about online prescriptions would help users to make right decisions and could even save their lives. Elena Tarasenko, Deputy Head of the HSE Department of Health Care Administration and Economy, has studied the content of web communities dedicated to self-treatment in social networks.

Annual Symposium of the Association of German and Russian Economists ‘Innovation: the Way towards Continued Growth? German-Russian Experience Exchange’

The annual symposium of the Association of German and Russian Economists (dialog e.V.), which is open to all who are interested, will take place in Moscow on May 23-25. The dialog e.V. Association has held the symposium for 15 years in a row and is in its own way a platform for creating and developing the Russian-German contact network in the fields of economics, politics, management and education.

HSE Launches New Informational Newsletter ‘Higher Education in Russia and Beyond’

On May 21, 2014, the Higher School of Economics published the first issue of a new informational newsletter – ‘Higher Education in Russia and Beyond’ (HERB), which aims to present current Russian, Central Asian and Eastern European educational trends to the international higher education research community.

Parents' Status Determines Children's Future

Parental social and occupational status plays a significant role in children's career success. This is mainly due to the help that children get from their parents in pursuing opportunities to become highly paid professionals in Russia, argues Alexey Bessudnov, Research Fellow at the HSE's Centre for Advanced Studies.