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Studying Mathematics Opens Up Doors to Any Opportunities

British Professor Sebastian Van Strien, who has come to Nizhny Novgorod HSE on a tutor exchange programme, is confident that this is the case. Professor van Strien is leading a research seminar for students studying mathematics.

Economics of Sport Discussed at HSE April Academic Conference

Economics of sports was one of the topics featured at the recent April Academic Conference. A section led by HSE Deputy Vice Rector Dmitry Dagaev included sessions dedicated to financial and organizational regulation, competitive balance, and determinants of success in sport. Two of the sessions were moderated by international scholars, Prof. Dennis Coates and Dr. Tim Pawlowski, who have talked to HSE News about their research interests and the importance of sports in modern global economy.

Informal Networks Are Not Conducive to Trust

What are the reasons for low levels of trust in the Middle Eastern countries? How do civil society and civic engagement contribute to building trust? These were the issues addressed by Duke University Professor Timur Kuran during his lecture on Historical Roots of Trust, Cooperation, and Development. The lecture was held at the sixth LSCR international seminar in the framework of XVII April International Academic Conference.

Transformative Action Learning to be Featured at April Conference

Transformative action learning is a method widely used to equip leaders for the challenges they encounter in their organizations. In an upcoming honorary lecture and workshop as part of the XVII April Conference Robert Kramer, International Chair of Public Leadership at the National University of Public Service (Budapest, Hungary), will introduce audiences to the method. As he prepares to travel to Moscow for this year’s April Conference, Dr Kramer shared a brief overview of what makes his method unique, and talked about his plans to set aside time to shop for rare first editions in Moscow’s bookstores.

Drawing Lessons for Russia from the Global Financial Crisis

An expert in the economics of transition, corporate finance, organizational economics as well as law and economics, Dr. Ichiro Iwasaki, Professor of Economics at the Institute of Economic Research (Hitotsubashi University, Japan), will present a lecture entitled ‘What we learnt from the Russian experience during the global financial crisis: A corporate governance perspective’ at the upcoming  XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. He recently agreed to speak with the HSE news service about his research, his long interest in Russian economics, and his view on how to achieve successful international academic collaboration.

Founder of World’s Largest Encyclopaedia of Public Administration and Public Policy to Speak at April Conference

Ali Farazmand, Professor of Public Administration and Policy at Florida Atlantic University has long been interested in issues of public administration, public policy and governance. Ahead of his lecture at the XVII April Conference, Professor Farazmand speaks about his research interests and how he hopes to further develop collaborative relationships with Russian scholars.

‘Studies on Income and Social Inequality Must Include an Analysis of Business Elites’

Dr. Julián Cárdenas, a Researcher at Freie Universität Berlin, has devoted much of his career to studying business networks. A participant on the ‘Business Networks’ panel at the XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development on April 21, he recently agreed to speak with the HSE news service about his research interests, in particular his focus on elite business networks and how they differ around the world.

Deepening Collaboration Supports Study of Innovation and Transition Economics

Deepening Collaboration Supports Study of Innovation and Transition Economics
Three years ago, HSE and Germany’s Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on issues concerning innovation and transition economics. Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther of the University of Bremen, who is heavily involved in the collaborative relationship, will be presenting at the XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development at a panel on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy. She recently agreed to speak with the HSE news service about the progress in collaboration between the two universities, her research interests, and some of her favourite places to visit in Moscow.

International Exchange of Ideas and Practice in Psychology

Dr. Virginia Moreira visited HSE in late January-early February 2016 at the invitation of the Department of Psychology of Personality (School of Psychology of the Faculty of Social Sciences), and taught several classes at the Master’s Programme 'Consulting Psychology. Personology'.

Going Beyond the Borders

In its 26th issue The HSE Look introduces the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs and HSE’s Massive open online courses (MOOCs), with two professors sharing their experience of preparing and running MOOCs. We also start a new tradition of interviews with visiting scholars, and present to you the upcoming visits for March and April.