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‘Today Is a Wonderful Day, Because I Hear Persian Being Spoken’

‘Today Is a Wonderful Day, Because I Hear Persian Being Spoken’
The Institute for Oriental and Classical Studies of the Faculty of Humanities has launched a Center of Iranian Studies and the Persian Language. On December 6, representatives of HSE University and the Cultural Representative of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Moscow signed the cooperation agreement.

Report by Claudia Pieralli "Culture of Dissent in Europe and the USSR in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century. On-line Project for Education and Research"

Report by Claudia Pieralli "Culture of Dissent in Europe and the USSR in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century. On-line Project for Education and Research"
On November 29, 2019, in the framework of the seminar "West and East: Universalism of Culture", the International Laboratory for the Study of Russian and European Intellectual Dialogue held a lecture by Professor Claudia Pieralli (University of Florence)

Two International Students Receive HSE Silver Nestling Awards

Two International Students Receive HSE Silver Nestling Awards
At last week’s Golden HSE Award Ceremony, the winners of the Silver Nestling Award included two international students: Yunying Pei (China) of the Dual Bachelor’s Programme in Data Science and Business Analytics, and Juan Sota (Spain) of the Master’s Programme in Medieval Studies. HSE News Service spoke to the two students about their courses, speaking Russian, and the reactions their families and friends had when they told them they won the Silver Nestling Award.

Ready for Takeoff: Digital Humanities School Probes a Scholarly Frontier that Lies Beyond

Ready for Takeoff: Digital Humanities School Probes a Scholarly Frontier that Lies Beyond
In late October, the HSE Study Centre in Voronovo once again hosted the last of HSE’s many ‘summer’ schools, the School of Digital Humanities Research. Participants shared their impressions of the 4th annual Moscow-Tartu School, Fall 4 Digital, and discussed how all the participants could not help but go full-on digital.

Kirill Levinson delivered a talk at the Institute of European Studies, University of Bremen

Kirill Levinson delivered a talk at the Institute of European Studies, University of Bremen
On 27 November, IGITI Leading Research Fellow Kirill Levinson presented a paper titled "One Expedition - Numerous Perceptions" at the Institute of European Studies at the University of Bremen (Germany).

Culture and Research of Memory

On November 21-22, HSE International Laboratory for the Study of Russian and European Intellectual Dialogue organized an international conference ‘Memory As a Historical and Cultural Phenomenon: Russia and the West, XX-XXI Centuries’. HSE News Service has talked with one of the conference speakers, Richard Tempest, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, about his vision of historical memory and his research of Solzhenitsyn.

Olessia Kirtchik took part in a conference in France

Olessia Kirtchik took part in a conference in France
The IGITI leading research fellow Olessia Kirtchik delivered a communication at the conference "The economists state: the economic science and economists in the XXth and the XXIth centuries" (L’État des économistes: La science économique face à la puissance publique (XXe-XXIe siècle) held on November 21 and 22, 2019, in Amiens, France.

"The Poetry of the Gulag as Literary Testimony: Theoretical and Epistemological Basis and a Description of the Corpus" Report by Claudia Piellally

On November 14, 2019, in the framework of the seminar "West and East: Universalism of Culture", the International Laboratory for the Study of Russian and European Intellectual Dialogue held a lecture by Professor Claudia Pirally

Interdisciplinary Research: New Prospects for Philosophy

Interdisciplinary Research: New Prospects for Philosophy
What connects philosophers, linguists, and logicians? How do you develop partnerships with dozens of foreign research centres in just six months? Can science exist in isolation from the outside world? Elena Dragalina-Chernaya, Head of the International Laboratory for Logic, Linguistics, and Formal Philosophy, discusses these and other issues.

Therapy Dogs Come to HSE University

Therapy Dogs Come to HSE University
In November and December, several dog therapy sessions will be held in HSE buildings on Staraya Basmannaya and Pokrovsky Boulevard. Students and doctoral students, as well as HSE staff and lecturers are welcome to attend the event.