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Foresight-Russia: Call for Papers

The scientific journal  Foresight-Russia is issuing a call for papers. The editors invite all types of empirical or analytical studies, simulations or modeling exercises, conceptional papers, case studies (e.g. foremost foresight exercises in other countries).

‘Working at the HSE has given me more time to think, to do research and write’

John P. Round is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Sociology and a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies. His has written about the informal economy in Russia and Ukraine and currently he is working on protest and ideas of rejecting the state. We asked John to tell us about his experience of working as a foreign academic in Russia.

We Have to Overcome the Crisis of Trust in Education

Yaroslav Kuzminov, HSE Rector and Head of the Russian Federation Public Chamber Commission on Education Development, participated in the discussion surrounding the draft annual report on the state of civil society in Russia.

Russians Leaving Provinces for Regional Capitals

Russia’s regional centres are growing and improving their demographics by attracting active young people from the provinces – which, in contrast, are ageing and experiencing depopulation. This subject is the focus of an article by Nikita Mkrtchyan and Lilia Karachurina, first published in the HSE's Demoscope Weekly.

International Conference on ‘The Post-Soviet Space as a Language Project: Media, Politics, and Culture’

On December 20-21 the HSE is hosting an international conference on ‘The Post-Soviet Space as a Language Project: Media, Politics, and Culture’. The conference will highlight the most important aspects of the ethnolinguistic situation in Russia and abroad, and determine the role of the media in the formation of these phenomena.

Psychoanalysis will Help Business

The ability to stay in control and make decisions in predictable situations is not enough for business leaders. They have to be able to act inambiguous conditions, and this forces modern business leaders to master new leadership strategies.  Andrey Rossokhin spoke on leadership and the modern role of psychoanalysis in business at a conference ‘Psychoanalysis and Business’, organized by the HSE Faculty of Psychology Department of Psychoanalysis and Business Consulting.

Transmedia Storytelling: A Future Scenario for Media Development

Transmedia storytelling is one of the latest phenomena in the media world. Dr. Renira Rampazzo Gambarato, Assistant Professor at the HSE Faculty of Media Communications, agreed to give an interview to the HSE News Service, to shed some light on the subject.

LCSR Research Fellow’s Article Published in Online International Journal

A new article by Kirill Zhirkov, a Research Fellow with the HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research, was published recently online in the international peer-reviewed journal Conflict Management and Peace Science.

Departing Cal Poly Professor Discusses Her Research Interests and Impressions of and Hopes for the HSE

Visiting Professor Elise Kimerling Wirtschafter of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, is spending this semester teaching in the HSE’s Department of History.  Before departing Moscow later this month, she kindly agreed to give an interview to the HSE News Service.

Students Need Assistance, Not Expulsion

Concerned about discipline and uniformity, teachers at Russian universities tend to squeeze out students perceived as not fitting in with the academic culture, suggests a study by Ivan Gruzdev, Elena Gorbunova, and Isak Frumin.