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‘Gloomy Perceptions of the European Economy are Much Exaggerated’

On November 29th Howard Davies, Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), gave a public lecture at the HSE cultural center on ‘Europe — the lost continent?’. The meeting was organized by the HSE International College of Economics and Finance.

Guidelines on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly

Guidelines on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly prepared by the OSCE/ODIHR Panel of Experts on The Freedom of Assembly, including Nina Belyaeva, Head of the HSE Department of Public Policy, were published by the OSCE

Equal Opportunities and the ‘Disinterested Government’

On October 4th a special session of the Political Economy research seminar took place at the HSE Faculty of Economics. Yang Yao, Deputy Dean of the National School of Development and Professor at the Center for Economic Research, Beijing University, spoke about ‘Equality, the Disinterested Government, and Economic Growth: The Case of China’.

Political Atlas of the Modern World

How can we compare political systems in contemporary world politics? What measurements can we use to understand the political development of countries whose histories and culture make them so different? Political Atlas of the Modern World is a unique reference source which addresses these questions by providing a comparative study of the political systems of all 192 countries of the world.

'Political Correctness Constrains Researchers'

From July 26th - 30th the VIII International Council for Central and East European Studies (ICCEES) Congress took place in Stockholm. The event takes place once every five years and brings together researchers from Russia and East Europe. This time 14 teachers and researchers from the HSE took part in the Congress, the largest delegation from one institution at the forum. Some participants of the Congress told us about the event.

‘Russia and the EU: Uneasy Relations. A Look from Belgium’

Academic Papers of the 9th International Session of the HSE Russian–European Center for Multidisciplinary Research were published by Vytautas Magnus University Press, Kaunas, Lithuania.

‘For us, this is a Challenge’

In early June, as part of the international cooperation development programme, an official delegation from the HSE visited Shanghai. Andrey Klimenko, HSE Vice Rector and head of the delegation, told us about the aims of the trip and agreements reached.

Poland: the Return to Europe

On June 8th and 9th the HSE Faculty of Law welcomed Michal Sewerynski, professor at the Institute of Lodz, Poland.

‘How to Make Educational Systems More Effective?’

On May 22nd Sir Michael Barber delivered a lecture on ‘How to Make Educational Systems More Effective?’ at the HSE. Video of the event added.

Energy Saving: Forecasts and Research

Recently the U.S. Russia Foundation for Economic Advancement and the Rule of Law (USRF) awarded a grant to the Higher School of Economics and the University of North Carolina for a joint research project. Oleg Karasev, Deputy Director of the HSE Foresight Center, told us about this project.