Firms and Social Change in Eastern and Southeastern Europe. Historical, Political and Economic Perspectives
Andrei Yakovlev, Ksenia Gonchar and Irina Levina took part at the 7th annual conference of the Leibnitz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies. The event was held in Regensburg (Germany) on 23-25 May, 2019.
A workshop: “The Rise of State Capitalism: consequences for economic and political development” organized by ICSID and the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES) was held at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow on April 10-11, 2019.
IIMS research fellow Fabian Burkhardt participated in two workshops, which were held in Japan and were thematically dedicated to the political and economic issues in Russia and Ukraine.
The article “Why an American's arrest in Russia could set off a 'flight of foreign investors' is dedicated to the case of of 51-year-old American entrepreneur Michael Calvey, who was arrested on charges of theft of 2.5 billion rubles some time ago.
Renata Mustafina, PhD student at the Political Science/Comparative Political society, Sciences Po, Centre de recherches internationales (CERI/CNRS) spent two months at the ICSID working on her research. By tradition, we asked Renata to give feedback. In a short interview, she talked about her stay at the Center, professional growth, and what foreign colleagues should take into account if they decided to conduct research in Russia.
Dmitry Veselov, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economic Sciences HSE, presented his paper "Migration of Russian settlers and the legacy of interregional development in Kazakhstan" in the framework of the Research Seminar on Diversity and Development, which was held on February 12, 2019.
HSE International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) and NES Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions held the first in the new 2019 year joint Research Seminar on Diversity and Development on February 6, 2019.
ICSID Research Fellow David Szakonyi took part in the 90th Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association. He presented his paper "Apathy or activism? Examining the determinants of pro-regime mobilization in Russia".