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School Head Andrei Y. Melville
Deputy Head Igor B. Orlov
Russia’s Regime-on-the-Move

Petrov N., Hale H. E., Lipman M.

Russian Politics. 2019. Vol. 4. No. 2. P. 168-195.

Book chapter
Armies in Politics: The Domestic Determinants of Military Coup Behavior

Arbatli E.

In bk.: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics (Living Edition). Oxford University Press. P. 1-20.

Working paper

Sorokina A., Maximenkova M., Kasamara V.

Political Science. PS. Высшая школа экономики, 2019. No. 71.


HSE Recognizes Staff Achievements

HSE Recognizes Staff Achievements
At a meeting of the HSE Academic Сouncil on October 31, five members of the University staff were given awards recognizing their achievements at HSE.

Political Science is Learning More, but Studying Less

Political Science is Learning More, but Studying Less
Andrei Melville, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, reflects on the direction of political science today.

HSE Makes World’s Top-300 Best Universities List in Management and Social Sciences

In the annual QS World University Rankings published on September 16, the Higher School of Economics maintained its overall position in the 501-550 group, while placing 232nd in the ‘Management and Social Sciences’ category.

HSE Political Scientists at the World International Studies Committee Conference

From the 5-9 August the Fourth Global International Studies Conference organised by the World International Studies Committee took place in Frankfurt. The dean of the the HSE Social Studies Faculty, Andrei Melville, spoke in his capacity as Chairman of the Programme Committee.

To Enjoy Academic Freedom at the HSE

Dr. Dina Balalaeva, who will begin a tenure-track position at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the HSE in September, recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the HSE. She received her PhD in Political Science at the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2013. She agreed to speak with the HSE news service about her decision to make her career at the HSE and her plans for future research and teaching.

Article by HSE Researchers Published in ‘Russian Politics and Law’

An article by Andrei Melville,  Denis Stukal and Mikhail Mironyuk ‘King of the Mountain’, or Why Postcommunist Autocracies Have Bad Institutions’ was published in the U.S. journal Russian Politics and Law (vol. 52, no. 2, March-April 2014, pp. 7-29).

The University of Dundee invites post-doctoral researchers

The University of Dundee (Scotland) invites post-doctoral researchers who would be interested in coming to Dundee and working on a research project on Russian politics.

International Conference "Legitimate Repression in Post-Soviet States?"

HSE representatives took part in the international conference "Legitimate Repression in Post-Soviet States?"on Nov. 21-23.
Valery Ledyaev (faculty of Sociology) "Power, Authority and Legitimacy"; Boris Makarenko (Faculty of Politics)  "The Demand Side of Non-Democracy: Political Culture, Agency Factor in the Elites and the Public"; Andrei Melville (Faculty of Politics) "How Durable/Vulnerable Are Post-Soviet Autocracies and Hybrid Regimes?"; Nikolay Petrov (Faculty of Politics) "Technologies of Political Regime Legitimation in Present Day Russia".

Human Development Report 2013

The 2013 Human Development Report, The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse Worldlooks at the evolving geopolitics of ourtimes, examining emerging issues and trendsand also the new actors which are shaping thedevelopment landscape.

Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative Perspective

National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow)and the University of Oxford invites you to the workshop Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative Perspective