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Book
The Ideals of Global Sport: From Peace to Human Rights

Dubrovsky D., Creak S., Skinner R. et al.

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019.

Article
War and democratization in the 'Long 19th Century:' Introducing the Historical Varieties of Democracy Dataset
In press

Knutsen C. H., Teorell J., Wig T. et al.

Journal of Peace Research. 2019. Vol. 56. No. 3. P. 440-451.

Book chapter
“Shoulder to Shoulder Against Fascism”: Publics in Gezi Protests
In press

Arbatli E.

In bk.: Protest Publics. Toward a New Concept of Mass Civic Action. Switzerland: Springer, 2019. P. 33-47.

Working paper
The V--Dem measurement model: Latent variable analysis for cross-national and cross-temporal expert-coded data
In press

Pemstein D., Marquardt K., Tzelgov E. et al.

Working Paper. V-Dem Institute. SSRN, 2019. No. 21.

News

HSE University Expands Number of Subjects in the Shanghai Ranking

HSE University has retained its position in the Top 100 of the Academic Ranking of World Universities, otherwise known as the Shanghai Ranking, in sociology and mathematics. The university improved in political science and has also placed in the same group in economics. At the same time, HSE moved to the next group in management and entered new subject areas – psychology and business administration. HSE is the only Russian university ranked in four subjects: Sociology, Management, Business Administration, and Political Science. HSE University is Russia’s leader in economics and ranks in the same group as Moscow State University in mathematics.

Ekim Arbatli will be awarded the prize of the NPSA

Her co-authored article titled “Elite Survival Strategies and Authoritarian Reversal in Turkey” (with O. Bayulgen and S. Canbolat) was selected to win the Polity Prize by Northeastern Political Science Association. Prize committee judged it to be the best research article published in Polity in 2018.

Pluralism by Default: the sources of democracy in hard places

On April 9, Lucan Way (University of Toronto, Canada) made a report 'Pluralism by Default: the sources of democracy in hard places' at the HSE’s XX April International Conference within the section 'Political processes' (moderator: Andrei Melville).

Expert on Authoritarian Regimes to Speak at April Conference

Expert on Authoritarian Regimes to Speak at April Conference
While much of the focus on politics and global affairs over the past several decades has been on democratization, the most striking thing about this period has been the survival and spread of authoritarian regimes, argues Graeme Gill, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney. Professor Gill is one of the presenters at the upcoming XX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, scheduled this year for April 9-12 at the Higher School of Economics.

Igor Bunin Dies at 72

Igor Mikhailovich Bunin, historian, political scientist, President of the Centre for Political Technologies, Head of the Joint Department with Centre for Political Technologies at HSE Faculty of Social Sciences, and one of the pioneers of Russian political technologies, passed away on Saturday, May 12. He was 72.

HSE Hosts Workshop on Varieties of Democracy

HSE Hosts Workshop on Varieties of Democracy
On April 5 and 6, Professor Staffan Lindberg from the Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg (Sweden) was invited to speak at HSE as part of a workshop on the Varieties of Democracy. The workshop was hosted by HSE’s School of Political Science and the Modernization Mobilization in Eurasia (MME) Project. The MME team carries out data-oriented studies of political participation and institutional transformation in China, Russia, Germany, Iran, Turkey and Japan.

Research Paper Competition Winners Can Get a Headstart on Their Academic Careers

The application period for HSE’s Student Research Paper Competition has started. The winners will have an opportunity to take part in workshops on academic skills development, while those in state-financed studies will improve their chances of seeing their academic scholarships increased. Also, in addition in HSE students, learners from other academic institutions are eligible for this competition.

Book by Navid Hassanpour Receives APSA Award

Book by Navid Hassanpour Receives APSA Award
Navid Hassanpour's book Leading from the Periphery and Network Collective Action has won the Best Book Award from the Political Networks Section of the American Political Science Association.

HSE Book Series Published by Springer

Springer, one of the world's leading publishers of scientific literature, has launched a new book series, entitled ‘Societies and political orders in transition’. The series has been initiated by the HSE Faculty of Social Sciences, and three HSE representatives are members of the series International Advisory Board, with the other four members coming from universities in Germany, UK and the USA.

HSE the Only Russian University in ARWU Global Ranking in Sociology, Political Sciences, and Economics

HSE has entered the ShanghaiRanking's Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) in four subjects and become the only Russian university in three of them (sociology, political sciences, and economics). HSE is among the world’s Top 75 universities in Sociology. This is the first time HSE has made it into the ARWU.