On March 17, the Institute of Education hosted its annual seminar dedicated to issues in education. This year’s seminar addressed the topic, ‘Higher Education during an Epidemic: The Possibilities of Digital Technology’. For the first time in eight years, the seminar participants—representatives of Chinese, American, and Russian universities—participated in the event remotely.
A delegation from the Embassy the Republic of Korea in the Russian Federation recently made a visit to HSE’s campus in Nizhny Novgorod. The delegation included the Minister for Political Questions to the Embassy, Mr Ha Te Yok, the Advisor and Consul-General Mr Kim Se-un, the Police Attaché, Mr Li Jon Chol, and the Deputy Director of the Korean Cultural Centre, Chon Chan Yun. The distinguished guests were met by the Deputy Directors of HSE’s Nizhny Novgorod campus, Natalya Gronskaya and Sergey Malkov.
The Summer School ‘Law in Russia: National Aspects’ was held at HSE Nizhny Novgorod on July 17-28. Students from HSE Nizhny Novgorod and the Southwest University of Political Science and Law (Chongqing, China) took part in the event. For two weeks the international participants studied the basics of Russian language, law, and management.
HSE Laboratory of Algorithms and Technologies for Network Analysis (LATNA) has entered into a collaboration agreement with KPMB, one of the biggest international companies that provides consulting and audit services. The collaboration implies cooperation on projects for the Russian and international markets, which require mastery in intellectual data analysis, computer-aided instruction and solution for complex optimization tasks.
A round table ‘Tolerance: New Perspectives and Stereotypes in Russia and Abroad’ timed to conincide with the International Day for Tolerance declared by UNESCO in 1995 and observed on November 16th, was held at HSE Nizhny Novgorod. The event was organised by the Faculty of Humanities, the International Relations Office, and the Department for Educational work at HSE Nizhny Novgorod.
On Friday, September 23, an Austrian delegation led by the Austrian Ambassador to the Russian Federation, Dr. Emil Brix, visited the Higher School of Economics in Nizhny Novgorod on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Austrian Library in Nizhny Novgorod.
A regular meeting of first-year BA and MA international students with the HSE Nizhny Novgorod administration has been held at the Austrian library. The students shared their first impressions of studying at HSE and life in Russia.
Students of the master’s programme in ‘Political Linguistics’ have taken part in the spring school DiscourseNet ‘Critical usage of Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed-Method Software in Discourse Studies’, held at the University of Navarra, Spain.
Mikhail Plotnikov, professor at the HSE Department of General and Strategic Management in Nizhny Novgorod, took part in the Global Summit on Management Cases at the Indian Institute of Management Raipur.