The Beriln Graduate School for Global and Transregional Studies (BGTS) is accepting applications for an English-language PhD programme starting from December 2. Deadline for submitting applications – January 31, 2020.
51st Annual Convention of Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies was held in November 23-26, 2019 in San Francisco, CA. ICSID staff members Andrei Yakovlev, Ekaterina Borisova, Israel Marques, Amanda Zadorian and Guzel Gariffulina as well as ICSID associate fellows Michael Rochlitz and Alexander Libman took part in the convention.
Noah Buckley-Farlee, research fellow at ICSID, has been working as an associate professor at Trinity College Dublin since August 1. We interviewed him about his impressions and further plans.
The joint workshop organized by ICSID and the University of Bremen on "Quality of Governance and the Legacy of Socialism" will be held for the first time from 25 to 26 October 2019
The 115th annual political science conference organized by the American Political Science Association took place in Washington, D.C., from August 29 to September 1. It was traditionally attended by the ICSID IIMS researchers.
The German Chancellor's Scholarship Fund, named after the famous naturalist, offers scientists a wide range of scholarship programs and awards ranging from 2,170 to 2,770 euros per month, individual mentorship, participation in seminars and projects.
Renata Mustafina, a PhD candidate in Political Science at Centre de recherches internationales (CERI/CNRS), Sciences Po (France), spent two months at ICSID working on her research. We asked Renata to give us some feedback. In a short interview, she talked about her stay at the Center, her professional growth, and what other scholars should take into account if they decide to conduct research in Russia.
IIMS and ICSID have been actively implementing their Visiting Researchers Program for a long time. Every year, at least ten researchers from all around the world come to Moscow. Most recently, Ashley Blum, a PhD student at the University of California in Los Angeles, visited ICSID and spent about a month and a half in Moscow. We talked to Ashley about her research project and her life in the Russian capital.
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.
James Kung, Yan Ai Foundation Professor of Social Science at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, was among the keynote speakers at the Second World Congress of Comparative Economics «1917 –2017: Revolution and Evolution in Economic Development» in Saint Petersburg on June 15-17, 2017.