On Campus

‘At HSE University I Had the Opportunity to Meet the Best Academics’

HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs
In April 2024, HSE School of International Regional Studies of the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs organised a round table ‘Russia and the Most Influential Countries of the Global South: Comparing Approaches to the New International Political and Economic-Financial Order’. Seyedmohammad Seyedi Asl, Research Fellow at the School of International Regional Studies, spoke to HSE News Service on his report ‘Global South, BRICS, and Iran's Foreign Policy’ presented at the round table, his research interests and impressions of working at HSE University, and living in Moscow.

‘I Am Able to Tell My Students Things That I Always Wanted to Tell People in Russia’

Ana Livia Araujo Esteves at the IV International Conference ‘The World Majority in the Contemporary International Realities’ at HSE University, December 2022
Ana Livia Araujo Esteves, from Sao Paulo, Brazil, is a journalist, a third-year doctoral student of International Relations, and visiting lecturer at the HSE School of International Regional Studies. In her interview for the HSE News Service, she speaks about her motivation to carry out research and teach students in Russia, shares some tips for people from Latin America living in Moscow, and talks about why a dog can be a reason to stay in Russia for just a bit longer.

‘I Always Have a Real-Life Question in the Back of My Mind—It Motivates Me to Search for an Answer’

‘I Always Have a Real-Life Question in the Back of My Mind—It Motivates Me to Search for an Answer’
Behrang Kamali-Shahdadi, from Iran, recently joined the HSE University Department of Theoretical Economics as an assistant professor and will start teaching courses in autumn 2023. In his interview, he shares his experiences of getting a PhD from an Ivy League university, working at a new university in Iran, and his research on matching attorneys to poor defendants, unskilled workers to firms, and baby boomers to universities.