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Professor Ronald Suny Celebrates His 75th Birthday

Professor Ronald G. Suny, head of the international research project "Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism", today celebrates his 75th birthday!

The International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID)

Thomas Remington, Leading Research Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID), told The HSE Look about the projects at ICSID and involvement of students into research.

Laboratory of Algorithms and Technologies for Networks Analysis

Panos Pardalos, Scientific Advisor of the Laboratory of Algorithms and Technologies for Networks Analysis (LATNA), and Valery Kalyagin, Head of the LATNA, talk about research projects of the laboratory.

June Issue of The HSE Look

The Editorial Team wishes you a good summer time and presents the June issue –read to learn more about research at HSE in network analysis, study of institutions and public administration.

Laboratory of Algorithms and Technologies for Networks Analysis

Panos Pardalos, Scientific Advisor of the Laboratory of Algorithms and Technologies for Networks Analysis (LATNA), and Valery Kalyagin, Head of the LATNA, talk about research projects of the laboratory.

The International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID)

Thomas Remington, Leading Research Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID), told The HSE Look about the projects at ICSID and involvement of students into research.

Researching Public Administration in Different Cultural Contexts

Jesse Campbell, Assistant Professor at the Department of Public and Local Service, speaks about his research interests: from philosophy to public administration

Faculty of Computer Science: an Impressive Start

The Faculty of Computer Science is only one year old – it was founded March 28, 2014 – but it already has a rich history and ambitious plans. Ivan Arzhantsev, the dean of the Faculty of Computer Science, spoke to The HSE Look about highlights from the past year, current research focuses, and the faculty’s plans for the future.

Starting a New International Journal on Russian Politics

A new academic journal,  Russian Politics , has just been launched by Brill Academic Publishers (Leiden, Netherlands and Boston, USA). Three members of the editorial board are representatives of the Higher School of Economics — Professor Andrei Melville, Dean ofFaculty of Social Sciences, Professor Nikolay Petrov and Professor Rostislav Turovsky. The first issue will be published in early 2016 and there will be four issues per year.

Measuring Well-Being and Happiness

On April 30, the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research sponsored a seminar in St. Petersburg by Associate Researcher Francesco Sarracino on ‘Do people care for a sustainable future? Evidence from happiness data’. Sarracino is an economist at Luxembourg’s National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (STATEC) and specializes in social capital, economic growth and well-being; he recently spoke at length with the HSE news service about his research interests, implications of measuring happiness and wellbeing for policymakers, and his experience collaborating with the Higher School of Economics.