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April Conference: A Multidisciplinary Forum for Research Discussion and Public Debate

The HSE Look is delighted to present its readers with the interview with Fuad T. Aleskerov, HSE Tenured Professor, Head of the Department of Mathematics at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, and a long-time member of the April Conference programme committee, about the evolution of the Conference and its major highlights of this year.

Welt und Wissenschaft: Growing Strong with a Dedicated Community

If you are interested in attending a conference at HSE, there is always something going on. In fact, one of the University’s conferences aimed at young researchers is quite special, as it held neither in Russian nor in English, but in German. Less than half a month apart from HSE’s April Conference, the international conference Welt und Wissenschaft (‘World and Science’) was held for the 4th time. The HSE Looktalked to one of the organizers, Yulia Pasko, Associate Professor of the Department of German Language, about how they involve students and faculty in the development of this tight-knit academic community.

Experiencing Moscow

In addition to interviews with international faculty, The HSE Lookis launching a new feature – a column about their life in Russia, what they discover in different cities, and interesting venues at HSE and beyond. If you have an interesting experience to share, please contact us at ifaculty.support@hse.ru. In this issue, we present a column by Arnab Roy Chowdhury.

Making the Best of Being a New Arrival in Moscow

In addition to interviews with international faculty, The HSE Lookis launching a new feature – a column about their life in Russia, what they discover in different cities, and interesting venues at HSE and beyond. If you have an interesting experience to share, please contact us at ifaculty.support@hse.ru. In this issue, we present a column by Brian McLoone.

Visiting Scholars: Upcoming Visits

HSE provides institutions funding for two programmes which allow Schools and Departments to invite international colleagues to teach courses to students and collaborate on research (Visiting Scholars) and to organise workshops for teachers in order to introduce new methods and approaches to work within and outside classroom (Teaching Excellence). The HSE Look presents brief information about the upcoming visits – please, refer to the host departments for more details.

Living and Working in Multicultural Moscow

In 2017, Sean Winkler joined the School of Philosophy as a research fellow. Originally from Chino Hills, California, he holds an undergraduate and Master’s degree in philosophy from Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, California), as well as a Master’s degree and PhD from KU Leuven (Leuven, Belgium), where his dissertation focused on the work of 17th century philosopher Baruch Spinoza. In his role as a postdoctoral research fellow for the School of Philosophy at HSE, Winkler specializes in the study of early modern philosophy. Besides early modern thought, his interests span from 20th-century French continental philosophy, to critical theory, to Daoism and to philosophy of science.

Drawn to Moscow by Russia’s Math Tradition

Mauro Mariani, a mathematician from Italy who is currently an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Mathematics at HSE, studies probability theory and statistical mechanics. Prior to joining HSE in 2017, he held faculty positions in France and Italy after obtaining his PhD from the Sapienza University of Rome.

Philosophy Colloquium

In this issue of The HSE Look, we would like to focus on three of the many seminar series which are held at HSE, and we are glad to present the interview with Ulrika Carlsson, Assistant Professor at the School of Philosophy, about the Philosophy Colloquium at HSE Moscow.

A Laboratory, a Department and a Master’s Programme: How are Finances, Intangibles and Sport Connected?

It is not unusual for faculty staff to combine several roles, such as a researcher and a teacher, but sometimes they bring even more to the table.The HSE Look is glad to present an interview with Professor Angel Barajas, who initially joined HSE’s campus in Perm as a Leading Research Fellow of the International Laboratory of Intangible-Driven Economy and recently became the Head of the Department of Finance at HSE St. Petersburg, as well as the supervisor of a Master’s programme.

Be Fab – Start a Lab!

Hardly anyone is unaware that several dozen research and teaching labs are active at HSE, where students making their first steps in academia work together with experienced researchers. Today, HSE is announcing a competition for new research and teaching laboratories as part of the Moscow campus faculties.