In March 2021 the HSE University and Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) were awarded an institutional partnership grant from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to foster cooperation between these two institutions and to involve in it a broader group of younger fellows and doctoral students. On May 27th this project will start with a digital workshop "Varieties of Populism in East and West" (deadline for submission is April 23rd; for more info about the workshop see the link at the end of the news). We interviewed Professor Dr. Katharina Bluhm, director of the Institute for East European Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin, about the goals of this project and prospects of cooperation between the HSE University and the FUB.
HSE has started recruitment for post-doctoral positions for the next academic year. Institute for Industrial and Market Studies (IIMS) has proposed 2 research topics for postdoctoral fellows: Public Procurement and Enterprise Competitiveness and Effectiveness.
Yuliya Rodionova, junior research fellow in the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies spent two month in a Department of Economics and Management of University of Padova. There she continued her research activities related to the analysis of public procurement system with Paola Valbonesi as her academic adviser, one of the leading researchers in this field. Yuliya gave us feedback on her internship, told us about her future plans and the way she spent her academic life in Italy.
Anton Kazun, ICSID research fellow, took part in IAMCR conference that was held in Madrid (Spain) on July 7-11, 2019. He presented his paper«Global News Flow in G-20: Attention to Countries vs Attention to Leaders» (co-authored by Anastasia Kazun).
8th Annual Conference of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) «Political Economy of Redistribution and Institutional Change» took place at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow on June 13-15, 2019. Over the years the conference has turned from a small scientific event into a serious platform for discussing actual issues in the field of political economy, and has already become a tradition for many researchers to visit.
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.