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Aleksei Pleshkov participated in a conference at the University of Zielona Góra

Aleksei Pleshkov participated in a conference at the University of Zielona Góra
Aleksei Pleshkov participated in a conference "Reception of Ancient Political Ideas and Models in Modern European Culture till the end of the 20th Century" at the University of Zielona Góra (Poland).

«I will use things that I learned at TyLex in my research»

«I will use things that I learned at TyLex in my research»
So Miyagawa, a research fellow at the University of Göttingen, recently attended TyLex — 2017, a summer school on typology and lexicon organized by the Higher School of Economics. In this interview he talks about what he liked about the school and what benefits it brought into his research. 

Oksana Zaporozhets participated in a conference in the University of Leeds

Oksana Zaporozhets participated in a conference in the University of Leeds
Leading research fellow of IGITI Oksana Zaporozhets took part in 2017 annual conference of the International Sociological Association Research Committee 21 on Urban and Regional Development, held on September 11-13 in the University of Leeds.

Sean Winkler – Looking Forward to New Perspectives on Philosophy

On September 1, 2017, Sean Winkler joined the School of Philosophy as a research fellow for one year. Originally from Chino Hills, California, he holds an undergraduate and Master’s degree in philosophy from Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, California), as well as a Master’s degree and PhD from KU Leuven (Leuven, Belgium).

Brian McLoone – Exploring the Philosophy of Biology

It was a class in cultural evolution during his second year as an undergraduate at Tufts University that caused Brian McLoone to become hooked on philosophy. A native of Phoenix, Arizona, he went on to complete his PhD in philosophy of biology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2016. He will be joining the HSE School of Philosophy as an Assistant Professor in early September.

Vera Pozzi – A Year of Russian Intellectual Culture

Vera Pozzi – A Year of Russian Intellectual Culture
Ever since she completed her dissertation on ‘The role of the Ecclesiastical Academies in Reception of Kantianism in the Russian Empire’ in 2015, Vera Pozzi, a native of the northern Italian city of Lecco, has sought an opportunity to return to Russia to take her research to the next level. When she saw HSE’s call for international fellowships, she was drawn by the internationally oriented nature of the application and the opportunity to apply for a field like ‘History of Russian Intellectual Culture’, which aligns perfectly with her current research interests. In September, Vera will be enrolled in the Faculty of Humanities, School of Philosophy for one year under a post-doc fellowship.

New Publications about N.G. Chernyshevsky in the Journal "Volga"

New Publications about N.G. Chernyshevsky in the Journal "Volga"
The latest issue of the journal "Volga" (Saratov city) published an article by V.K. Kantor and a review of the chief editor on the philosopher's book.

V.K. Kantor’s Interview to inPress Video Channel

On August 10 YouTube portal published an interview with V.K. Kantor to inPress video channel which deals with new books in the field of humanities and social sciences

Francis Tyers – Drawn by Russia’s Linguistic Diversity

One of HSE’s newest faculty members is Francis Tyers, who will join the School of Linguistics on August 28 as an Assistant Professor. A native of Normanton on Soar, a small village in the south of Nottinghamshire in England, he joins HSE following a postdoctoral fellowship at UiT Norgga árktalaš universitehta in Tromsø in the north of Norway, where he worked on language technology for Russian and the Sámi languages. Prior to that, he completed PhD studies in the Department of Languages and Information Systems at the Universitat d'Alacant in Spain.

International Laboratory for the Study of Russian and European Intellectual Dialogue Published a Volume of Previously Unreleased Works of the Philosopher F.A. Stepun

International Laboratory for the Study of Russian and European Intellectual Dialogue Published a Volume of Previously Unreleased Works of the Philosopher F.A. Stepun
On August 10, 2017, the publishing house "Center for Humanitarian Initiatives" issued the first copies of F.A. Stepun’s volume "Bolshevism and Christian Existence"