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The HSE Look - March 2019 issue

The HSE Look - March 2019 issue
The 41st issue of The HSE Look is devoted to teaching and to introducing several of HSE’s postdocs. The issue begins with the highlights of the study on international classroom. Jan Surman and Vera Smirnova speak about their research interests and about the ways they involve students in research. Iain Ferguson tells how his three years at HSE have helped his research in international relations, and in this issue’s column ‘Discovering HSE and Russia’ Mahama Tawat invites the readers on a journey through the world of Afro-Latin dancing in Moscow.

Discovering HSE and Russia: Moscow's hot tropical rhythms

Discovering HSE and Russia: Moscow's hot tropical rhythms
Mahama Tawat, Assistant Professor at the School of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, writes about Moscow dancing scene for The HSE Look 'Discovering HSE and Russia' column.

Studying Foreign Policy Discourse

Studying Foreign Policy Discourse
The HSE Look continues a series of interviews with international postdocs about their research. For the February issue we’ve talked with Iain Ferguson, Research Fellow at theInternational Laboratory on World Order Studies and the New Regionalism, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, about his work and exploration of Moscow and other cities.

Property and Power

Property and Power
Vera Smirnova, Research Fellow at the Institute of Regional Studies and Urban Planning shared her research interests and experience of building strong connections at HSE with The HSE Look readers.

International Classroom at HSE: Challenges and Benefits

International Classroom at HSE: Challenges and Benefits
Last autumn HSE’s project ‘Teach for HSE’ commissioned an internal study by HSE Centre for Institutional Research. The study aimed to see a broad picture of how faculty members and students perceive benefits and challenges of teaching and studying in an international classroom.

Asking Questions Together with Students

Asking Questions Together with Students
International faculty at HSE are involved not only in research and teaching, but some also combine it with active participation in the city’s public discussion spaces. The HSE Look took an interview with Jan Surman, Research Fellow at Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities (IGITI), about his research and Cultures of Critique project.

The HSE Look - December issue

The HSE Look - December issue
40th issue of The HSE Lookis devoted to introducing new colleagues focusing on postdoctoral fellows and featuring the youngest HSE staff member, Isaac the Robot. International postdocs share their research interests in three different fields – in social sciences, in international law, and in extragalactic physics, and this issue’s column “Discovering HSE and Russia’ explores the questions of authenticity and cultural exchange using the example of Japanese restaurants in Moscow.

‘While HSE Sleeps, I Work’: Interview with Isaac the Robot

Early this summer, the HSE community was surprised to learn about its newest colleague: a robot helper named Isaac tasked with recording and scoring the publications by researchers and faculty. Isaac is constantly learning to improve its algorithms and interface, and now that it’s learned English, we are happy to share with The HSE Look readers the exclusive interview with Isaac taken by Okna Rosta, where he talks about his functions and even offers some words of advice.

Doing Cross-Cultural Research in Moscow

Hye Won Kwon, Research Fellow at the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research, talked to The HSE Look about her experience of living in Moscow and how it enriches her research.

Aftermath of Armed Conflicts for Civilians: a Human Rights Perspective

Maria Sole Continiello Neri, Research Fellow at Faculty of Law, shares how her academic work is related to current challenges in human rights protection, and how close collaboration with colleagues on teaching helps to build research connections.