Kseniya Abanokova, Junior Research Fellow at theCentre for Comprehensive Social Policy Studies (HSE), presented her current research on "Pocketbook motivation in voting in Russia" at another session of the ICSID and CSDSI Research Seminar on Diversity and Development on February 20, 2018.
IIMS Head Andrei Yakovlev took part in a seminar of the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES), which was held in Warsaw School of Economics on February 16, 2018. Professor Yakovlev presented his paper "Channels of communication between international business and national government: implementations for domestic reform and international relations".
A conversation with 2018 Russian presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak was held at Columbia University on February 8, 2018. The talk was organized by the Harriman Institute and the New York University Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, and moderated by Timothy Frye, ICSID Academic Supervisor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Columbia University.
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 24, 2017. The event was held jointly with the seminar “Political Economy” and Economic Development and Growth Research Group.
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.
From September 11 to 24, 2017 IIMS Leading research fellow Ksenia Gonchar will be a guest researcher at the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics, working group of Jutta Günther.
The Second World Congress of Comparative Economics “1917 –2017: Revolution and Evolution in Economic Development” was held at National Research University Higher School of Economics (St. Petersburg, Russia) on June 15 – 17, 2017, following the first successful meeting in Rome in 2015.
The HSE Institute of Education and the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development held a closed expert seminar on inter-departamental cooperation and agenda-setting in the field of post-Soviet studies on June 7, 2017.
Julian G. Waller, Ph.D Candidate at the Department of Political Science at the George Washington University and ICSID Visiting Researcher, presented his research on "Popular Perceptions and the De Facto Role of Political Parties in the Euromaidan Protests of 2013-2014" at another meeting of the regular ICSID-CSDSI Seminar on June 6, 2017. The event was held jointly with the HSE seminar on political economy.