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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.

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.

In a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Natalia Lyskova is spending her 2nd year as a postdoc at HSE Faculty of Physics working in a Joint Department of Space Physics with the Space Research Institute at the Russian Academy of Sciences, and told The HSE Look about the ongoing research in astrophysics and upcoming plans.

Fab Lab Founder from Latin America Shares His Expertise with HSE Students

Benito Juarez, the founder of the first Fab Lab in South America and the Latin America Fab Lab Network, has come to HSE University for the 2018 autumn semester as an invited lecturer on Master’s Programme in Prototyping Future Cities. He is delivering a course in Impact Analysis for first-year students and leading the City Project module, a practical component of the Master’s programme. Mr Juarez has talked to HSE News Service about fab lab projects, creative cities of the future, and the courses he is teaching at HSE.

Recent Seminar Addresses Geoeconomics and the Restructuring of Global Value Chains

In October, the International Laboratory on World Order Studies and the New Regionalism hosted a research seminar in which Dr. Glenn Diesen, Professor in the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs at HSE, presented a recent paper entitled ‘Geoeconomics in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: The Restructuring of Global Value Chains.’ The discussion centred on how technology has become increasingly important for competitiveness in global value chains. This subsequently incentivizes government support for technological development as the main tool for Great Power rivalry, which can be seen in the cooperation between Western governments and corporations over the past several decades to develop technological leadership with high-value activities and concurrently engineer hierarchically-structured global value chains.

Recent Lecture Highlights Significant Research on Values Undertaken at School of Psychology

Values have a great influence in our life. They play a constant role in economics, politics and societies or in disciplines like philosophy, psychology, religion, and sociology. They are fundamental in the construction of a good life for every individual, for achieving quality of life, and for finding meaning.

Researcher Seeks to Understand Economics of Clusters

Kristian Behrens serves as Leading Research Fellow at the HSE Centre for Market Studies and Spatial Economics (CMSSE) and Academic Supervisor at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Basic Research at HSE St. Petersburg. Professor Behrens focuses primarily on regional and urban economics, new economic geography, international and interregional trade, multiregional spatial and urban systems, and monopolistic competition. He recently spoke with the HSE New Service about the work currently being undertaken by CMSSE, his broader research interests, and his impressions of working in St. Petersburg.

Welcome Aboard!

A Pizza Party Mixer held at HSE on October 11 gathered HSE staff members to welcome internationally recruited faculty members

What is it like to live and work in Russia in 2018?

An intercultural seminar on specifics of living and working in Russia was held by Dr. Mira Bergelson, a Professor of Linguistics, on September 25th at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow for internationally recruited faculty members.