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The University of Dundee invites post-doctoral researchers

The University of Dundee (Scotland) invites post-doctoral researchers who would be interested in coming to Dundee and working on a research project on Russian politics.

Feb 3, 2014

International Conference "Legitimate Repression in Post-Soviet States?"

HSE representatives took part in the international conference "Legitimate Repression in Post-Soviet States?"on Nov. 21-23.
Valery Ledyaev (faculty of Sociology) "Power, Authority and Legitimacy"; Boris Makarenko (Faculty of Politics)  "The Demand Side of Non-Democracy: Political Culture, Agency Factor in the Elites and the Public"; Andrei Melville (Faculty of Politics) "How Durable/Vulnerable Are Post-Soviet Autocracies and Hybrid Regimes?"; Nikolay Petrov (Faculty of Politics) "Technologies of Political Regime Legitimation in Present Day Russia".

Nov 25, 2013

Human Development Report 2013

The 2013 Human Development Report, The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse Worldlooks at the evolving geopolitics of ourtimes, examining emerging issues and trendsand also the new actors which are shaping thedevelopment landscape.

Oct 22, 2013

Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative Perspective

National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow)and the University of Oxford invites you to the workshop Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative Perspective

Sep 16, 2013

There is Always Conflict

Adam Przeworski, a political scientist, spoke about ‘Crisis Processing Mechanisms’ at the HSE Faculty of Politics on June 20, 2013.  Watch the video of the lecture

Aug 13, 2013

Democracy and Meritocracy: Are the Two Principles Compatible?

On July 1, 2013, the Council for Foreign and Defense Policy (CFDP) held an international political conference ‘Democracy and Meritocracy: Are the Two Principles Compatible?’, in which international and Russian experts took part.  Participants included Sergey Karaganov, Honorary Chairman of the CFDP; Andrey Melville, Dean of the HSE Faculty of Politics; Steven Holmes, Professor at New York University; and Shlomo Avineri, Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Jul 26, 2013

‘We’ve Started the Procedure of Staff Renewal’

On July 10, 2013, HSE Rector, Yaroslav Kuzminov, took part in a press conference on the results of the competition for government support for leading Russian HEIs to enter the world’s top 100 universities.

Jul 10, 2013

XIV April Conference: Preliminary Programme

From April 2 – 5 the HSE, with the support of the World Bank and IMF will be holding the XIV April International Conference on Economic and Social Development. Andrey Yakovlev, deputy head of the committee, told us about the preliminary programme of the forum.

Feb 26, 2013

‘A Politician Is Someone to Study, Not a Client’

Alexey Zakharov, Associate Professor in the department of Advanced Mathematics in the HSE Faculty of Economics, is a member of the Committee of the European Political Science Association - a professional community of specialists who apply a variety of different methods in their analysis of the field as it is understood today.

Nov 6, 2012

Reconstructing a Real 'Putin Doctrine'

HSE Professor, Yevgeny Gontmakher explains exactly how the results of the last elections are reflected in the new 'Putin doctrine' – isolationism, a rejection of European values and resetting the relationship with society. 'In the near future', he says, 'we can expect a purge of the elite and the introduction of full-scale censorship.'

Nov 2, 2012

Irrationality in the Acts of Humans, as Well as Bees

On May 21st 2012, Robert Aumann, Nobel laureate in economics and Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, spoke at the HSE on ‘Rule Rationality vs. Act Rationality’. The lecture was organized by the NRU HSE together with the Embassy of Israel in Russia.

May 21, 2012

Fighting Corruption, American Style

On May 15th 2012, a meeting with Lanny Breuer, Assistant Attorney General of the United States, and Loretta Lynch, the US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, took place at the HSE. The event was organized by the HSE together with the Transparency International Russia Center for Anti-Corruption Research and Initiatives and the Moscow Compliance Club.

May 15, 2012

Among the Top Ten

Leading British newspaper, The Independent, has published a list of the 10 best atlases, which includes the atlas created by a team of authors from the HSE Faculty of Politics.

May 9, 2012

‘Not PR Campaigns, but Communication Strategies have become in Demand’

In 2011, the School of Integrated Communications was launched within the HSE Faculty of Politics. The School’s Head, Sergey Zverev, told us about education at the School and its future plans.

Feb 29, 2012

Baltic Practice-2011: A New Level Of Research

On August 1st at the Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, the XI International summer research school Baltic Practice began. This is an annual event organized by the HSE Department of Public Policy. Nina Belyaeva, Academic Supervisor of the school and Head of the Department of Public Policy, told us about the schedule of the practice and the new areas of research which are being carried out as part of it.

Aug 1, 2011

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