International Conference Held Jointly with the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
On December 10, an international conference 'Black Sea Region: Increasing Conflict Zone or Space for Cooperation?' was held in the format of situation analysis.
On December 6 th at Higher School of Economics, with the participation of the International Laboratory for Study of World Order and New Regionalism, an open lecture was held by the director of the educational program “Smart Contracts and Blockchain Programming” of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics Alexander Stepanov on the topic of blockchain using and the prospects for the development of technology in the realities of the world and Russian economy. Blockchain today is one of 9 cross-cutting technologies specified in the national program “Digital Economy”, approved by the President of the Russian Federation as a priority task of developing the competitiveness of the Russian economy and the need for Russia to enter the top 5 economies of the world. Plekhanov Russian University of Economics is at the origins of creating a training system for creating a new digital economy in Russia.
On December 11 in the HSE, with the participation of the International Laboratory for Study of World Order and New Regionalism, an open lecture was held by the professor of the University of Kent at Canterbury, Richard Sakwa, on the topic “Russia's Futures”.
Professor A.V. Lukin, the head of the International Laboratory of the World Order and New Regionalism, the head of the Department of International Relations, published the article “Russia’s Approach to Security Architecture in the Asia Pacific” in the “Regional Security Outlook 2020” prepared by the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP).
On November 5, at 15:00 in the HSE, with the participation of the International Laboratory for Study of World Order and New Regionalism, an open lecture was held by the professor of the University of Macau, Michael Share, on the topic “The Hong Kong Protest Movement of 2019:A Greek tragedy in the Making”.
Postdoc at the International Laboratory on World Order Studies and the New Regionalism, Ekaterina Kosevich, a specialist in Latin America, won a competition for financial support for the preparation and publication of scientific review articles, announced by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR), within the framework of which a review article "Cybersecurity Strategies of Latin America" will be published in the Russian scientific journal "IBEROAMÉRICA" in 2020. The scientific novelty of the work is determined by the fact that the article for the first time in Russian Latin American studies provides an overview of national cybersecurity strategies, which to date have been approved only in six countries of this region.
On Friday, October 25, an open lecture by the French professor Thomann on the topic “Prospects for building a new security in Europe” was organized at the Higher School of Economics. Professor Thomann is the president and founder of the “Eurocontinent” international organization specializing in geopolitical analysis of the EU and Eurasia, as well as an expert in the field of geopolitical problems and development patterns of the EU, Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
The international conference “Modernization of Governance: Perspectives from Russia and China” was held at the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, Higher School of Economics. On September 30, a delegation of scientists from Zhejiang University, China, visited the Higher School of Economics at the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs. During the visit, a joint conference as well as a scientific seminar were organized.
The scientific seminar dedicated to the presentation of the individual monograph by Ekaterina Yu. Kosevich “Mexico in modern world politics” was held in the International Laboratory on World Order Studies and the New Regionalism of HSE University on September 18.
Candidate of Political Sciences, Researcher of International Laboratory on World Order Studies and the New Regionalism Georgy Kutyrev took part in the summer school “European Union: Training for professors”, which was held from June 24-28 in Moscow.