HSE International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) and NES Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions held another session of their joint Research Seminar on Diversity and Development on October 10, 2017.
IIMS and ICSID researchers are going to take part in a joint workshop on Russian/Postcommunist Politics funded by the Carnegie Corporation, the Jordan Center, and the Harriman Institute (USA), and organized by Columbia and New York University.
IIMS Director Andrei Yakovlev contributed a chapter titled «Political Response to the Crisis: The Case of Russia» to a new book by Palgrave Macmillan «Economics of European Crises and Emerging Markets». The chapter was co-authored with Natalia Akindinova, Andrey Chernyavsky and Nikolay Kondrashov.
Amanda Zadorian, Ph.D. Candidate in Politics at the New School for Social Research, spent a month working at ICSID this summer. Amanda answered a couple of our questions about her current research and her stay in Moscow.
HSE students have chosen the University’s best teachers of 2016/17 academic year. The students voted online via the LMS module ‘Rate your Courses’ from May 29 to June 18, after the obligatory Teaching Quality Assessment. After completing the assessment form, the students were asked to select two best lecturers and workshop supervisors. Unlike the Teaching Quality Assessment, voting was not obligatory, and the students could leave the form blank.
An article by Ekaterina Borisova and Denis Ivanov, ICSID Research Fellows, titled "Social capital and support for the welfare state in Russia" was published online in “Post-Soviet Affairs” journal on July 9, 2017 (co-authored by Andrei Govorun).