On Campus

‘Russia Now is a Fascinating Place to Study in Terms of Business Ethics’

‘Russia Now is a Fascinating Place to Study in Terms of Business Ethics’
Ryan Berg, a specialist in business ethics at HSE, has talked to the online magazine The Village about living and working in Moscow.

Sociologist’s Photographs From Around the World on Display at HSE

Sociologist’s Photographs From Around the World on Display at HSE
Social scientist, Assistant Professor at the School of Political Science in HSE Faculty of Social Sciences, Michael Rochlitz uses photography as a way of looking at people in contrast to studying them at his desk. An exhibition of his photographs taken in many different countries including North Korea opened on December 10 on the 4th Floor (British 3rd) at 9/11 Myasnitskaya Ulitsa.

Foreign Academics on Russian Research and Life in Moscow

The online magazine The Village talked to foreign academics living in Russia about everyday Moscow, cultural differences, behaviour on the metro and severe winters. Ryan Berg from the USA is a specialist in business ethics at the Higher School of Economics. You can read his story here.

'Technology as Such Never Simply Marks Progress'

In his lecture on December 3 at the HSE St Petersburg on 'Progress: A Reconstruction', Professor Peter Wagner (University of Barcelona) raised questions related to the nature of progress and our attitude to it. Professor Wagner is ICREA Research Professor in the Department of Sociological Theory, Philosophy of Law and Methodology of the Social Sciences at the University of Barcelona. He has been cooperating with HSE since 2014. Before his lecture, Editor of HSE English News, Anya Chernyakhovskaya talked to Professor Wagner about the elusive and changing nature of progress.

New Way to Choose Golden HSE Winners

The candidates for Golden HSE have been nominated and in the middle of December we’ll find out who will be given the laurels. The procedure for choosing a winner has been changed a little this year. HSE Academic Secretary Natalia Savelieva explains what these changes are and how you can best support your candidate.

HSE Has Been a Great Home Base for Me to Return and Recharge My Batteries

Elizabeth Plantan, Ph.D. candidate in Government at Cornell University, discusses her work at the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID HSE) and life in Russia.

HSE is 23

On the 27th November the Higher School of Economics will be 23 years old. The last year has been filled with new experiences and achievements and not just in research and education. Let’s look back at what has happened to the university over the last twelve months. Here are eight things you know might not know...

HSE Extreme Sports Club Invites Students and Staff Members to Finland

HSE Extreme Sports Club invites students, lecturers, and graduates of all HSE campuses as well as their families and friends to spend a week in Finland from 31st January to 6th February 2016. Finland is a great destination if you enjoy snowboarding, ice fishing and other winter activities. Registration is open until December 31.

'I’m impressed by the mathematical history and general level of mathematical skills here in Moscow'

Bruno Bauwens, an expert in Kolmogorov complexity, is a new recruit at the HSE Faculty of Computer Science. He started in September 2015. Bruno received his PhD from Ghent University in Belgium, after which he held postdoctoral fellowships at Porto University (Portugal), as well as at the University of Montpellier and University of Lorraine.

Annual Survey of Academic Staff Started on November 11

The survey is conducted to collect opinions of the academic staff on the university development strategy and current activities, and to measure their satisfaction with different aspects of work at HSE. The survey comprises questions on changes, new initiatives and various services offered by the university. Staff feedback is crucial to ensure interesting, diverse and productive work environment.