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‘As Sociologists, We Have a Unique Perspective on the World’

Shannon Davis, Ph.D., Associate Professor of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of George Mason University (USA) is visiting Moscow this week for the seminar ‘From the Great Recession to Greater Gender Equality? Family Mobility and the Intersection of Race, Class, and Gender’ organized by the HSE Laboratory for Studies in Economic Sociology. It will take place on March 19.

Anders Borg: Pay Strong Attention to Studies if You Want to Have a Good Life

Anders Borg, the Swedish Minister for Finance gave a lecture on ‘An Open and Dynamic Economy’ at the HSE during his visit to Moscow. He gave a special interview to the HSE portal.

Thomas Graham on Russian-American Relations

Dr. Thomas Graham, a managing director at Kissinger Associates, an international business consulting firm, was invited by Dr. Alexei Maslov and Dr. Olga Volosiuk to interact with students and professors in the School of Asian Studies of the Higher School of Economics on Thursday January 24th.

‘The Bigger Challenges Are Still Ahead’

On January 18th Pascal Lamy, Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), spoke at the HSE. Below is a transcript of his speech.

Dr. Patricia Graham: ‘The Global Challenge is in Educating a Character’

Patricia Albjerg Graham, a leading historian of American education, visited Moscow and St. Petersburg this week. HSE hosted a seminar on the problems of modern education where Patricia Graham provided a wide review on the current situation of American education.

Sociological Theories: a View on the Economy

From October 25th – 28th an international academic conference ‘Embeddedness and beyond: Do sociological theories meet economic realities?’ took place at the HSE. Here are some video interviews with conference participants.

Author of the Shanghai Ranking visits the HSE

On October 18th 2011, as part of the preliminary programme of the 3rd International Conference of the Russian Association of Higher Education Researchers, Professor Nian Cai Liu, author of the world-renowned Shanghai University Ranking, gave a lecture at the HSE.

Marx Was Right, but Not Completely

On October 10th, 2012, Professor Ronald Inglehart, Academic Supervisor of the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research, spoke at the Open Seminar meeting at the HSE Saint Petersburg Faculty of Sociology. In his lecture he spoke about why Karl Marx’s forecasts will never come true and how culture alters the modernization process.

What will Capitalism in the 21st Century be Like?

On September 24th 2011, Craig Calhoun, new Director of the London School of Economics, gave an open lecture at the HSE International College of Economics and Finance on ‘Social and Political Challenges Facing Global Capitalism’.

ERC Grants: Options and Opportunities

On September 18th 2012, a delegation from the European Research Council (ERC) visited the Higher School of Economics. ERC representatives spoke about how Russian researchers can access the grant programme of the Council.