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Welcome Aboard: Post-Doc Introductions

Every year, HSE hires post-doctoral researchers from all over the world. And in 2017-18, more than 30 of them started work at laboratories and research centres in a large range of fields and specializations. The HSE Lookis pleased to introduce this year’s international researchers, so that you can learn more about your colleagues and find out about opportunities for potential collaboration.

HSE is Announcing Project Competition for Launching International Laboratories

National Research University Higher School of Economics is announcing Project Competition for Launching International Laboratories in the period from April 1, 2018 to December 31, 2020 

HSE Business Mobile Phone Numbers to be Available at HSE bpm

The phone numbers assigned to HSE staff for business purposes will be available automatically on their personal profiles at HSE bpm. The numbers will be visible to all HSE staff and will make searching required contact information faster and easier.

New HSE Mailouts = Less Junk Mail!

Internal mailouts are an effective way of informing HSE staff about what’s going on at the university. However, occasionally, useful emailing can turn into spam. Our IT specialists have come up with a solution!

Seminar on Teaching at HSE

Seminar on Teaching at HSE
On November, 22 International Faculty Support Unit has organized a peer-to peer workshop for international faculty members on teaching at HSE. The seminar enabled newcomers to get acquainted with specifics of the teaching process at HSE, and their more experienced colleagues had an opportunity to share their experience.

The Great HSE Festivities: What Is There to Look Forward to?

The Great HSE Festivities: What Is There to Look Forward to?
We’ve been extremely busy celebrating our anti-versary: we’ve published books, been for a run in the park, masterminded special projects and organized conferences. But that was only the lead-up to the main event: the Great Festivities week - the culmination of all our celebratory efforts.

Golden HSE Award Ceremony

Golden HSE Award Ceremony
This year, the Golden HSE Award features a few new elements. We’ve found a new place for the celebration and altered the voting procedure. Furthermore, the highest-ever number of nominations for the award were received in 2017. Also, so that you won’t get exhausted by the citations of all nominations after the week’s anniversary events, we have prepared several surprises to light up the evening.

Riccardo Cucciolla – Pursuing Postdoctoral Studies on the History of Soviet Uzbekistan

On November 1, Riccardo Cucciolla began a postdoctoral fellowship at the HSE International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences. During his year at HSE, he intends to pursue a research project that follows from his dissertation entitled ‘The Crisis of Soviet Power in Central Asia: The Uzbek Cotton Affair (1975–1991)’, which he wrote while completing a PhD in Political History at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca in Lucca, Italy.

Dead Electronics Days are Taking Place at HSE

Dead Electronics Days are Taking Place at HSE
Through November 18, HSE students and staff can bring all sorts of electronic waste, from headphones to mixers and irons, to be recycled. The event is traditionally organized by Green HSE, a student organization.

International Sociology Seminar Focuses on Social Movements

On October 19, the HSE School of Sociology hosted Dr. Kerstin Jacobsson, Professor of Sociology at the University of Gothenburg (Sweden), for a seminar entitled ‘Emotions and Morality in a neo-Durkheimian Perspective on Social Movements’. Held as part of the International Sociology Seminar Series, Dr. Jacobsson’s talk was based on the book Animal Rights Activism: A Moral-Sociological Perspective on Social Movements (co-authored with Jonas Lindblom), which develops a novel theoretical perspective on social movements. Following her lecture, she spoke with the HSE News Service about some of the key findings in her research on social movements, including as they relate to the post-Soviet space.