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Battling for the Enigmatic Russian Soul Through Online Opera Reviews

On October 21, the HSE Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities hosted a lecture entitled ‘Classics in the Modern Age: Online Opera Fans Battle for the Enigmatic Russian Soul’. Delivered by Emily Erken, Lecturer of Musicology at The Ohio State University’s School of Music, her lecture covered the peculiarities of Runet contributors in their reactions to contemporary productions of classic operas. Among other topics, her lecture addressed how Russians today are seeking to rethink the moral identity of the country in which they live and how representatives from a number of cultural groups present their current views as a natural development of the national heritage.

Free Internet on International Academic Trips

The Higher School of Economics has joined Eduroam (education roaming), a global secure internet access service for the international academic community. Thanks to Eduroam, researchers and students from all over the world can receive WiFi access at any participating institution from their laptop, tablet or smartphone.