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Virtual Jihad in the 21st Century: The Caucasus Emirate

On September 25th, Alexander Knysh gave a presentation as part of the Oriental Seminar in the EUSP’s Gold Hall. Mr. Knysh is the head of the Laboratory for Analysis and Modeling of Social Processes at SPbSU, and professor of Islamic Studies in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan.

Defining and Redefining Terrorism: a Sociological Perspective

On September 22nd, renowned French sociologist Michel Wieviorka gave a lecture titled “Defining and Redefining Terrorism: a Sociological Perspective” in the EUSP’s Golden Hall. Mr. Wieviorka is a professor at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS), in Paris.

On Adam and Eve: In Search of the Common Ancestry of People, Animals, and All Living Things

On September 12, Konstantin Severinov, professor at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology and head of the Molecular, Environmental and Applied Microbiology Laboratory at St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, gave a lecture in the Conference Hall.

First Place in Medieval Art Competition

Department of Art History alumna Marina Musurok won first place in a competition sponsored by the International Center of Medieval Art (New York, USA)

Saskia Sassen’s Global Cities

On September 5, Columbia University professor Saskia Sassen presented on the role of the city in the contemporary global economy at an open lecture at the European University. The day’s activities transpired under the aegis of the Moscow Urban Forum, with support from the EUSP’s Department of Anthropology.

A Growth Strategy with Social Networks and Physical Capital. Theory and Evidence: the Case of Vietnam

On September 4, a presentation was given by Cuong Le Van of the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne.

Start of the New Academic Year

The EUSP International Programs have started the new academic year for the 17th time since 1998, when IMARES hosted its first students almost two decades ago.

New issue of Stasis is out: #1 2014, Revolutions and protest movements

The second issue of STASIS brings together quite diverse articles. Each is excellent in its own right and was individually considered by the editors and reviewers.

EUSP in PRESS

Leiden Islam Blog: May 13, 2014

Alfrid Bustanov: Muslims in Crimea and the Challenges of Cultural Legacy

The Washington Post: April 29, 2014

A Comment by Professor Grigorii Golosov: U.S., E.U. sanctions on Russians amid Ukraine crisis have little impact on the ground

International Business Times: April 22, 2014

A Comment by Jack Sharples: Rising Ukraine-Russia Tensions Bring More Focused Discussion Of West's Energy Options

Nature: April 8, 2014

A Comment by Rector Oleg Kharkhordin: Western science severs ties with Russia

The New York Times: March 12, 2014

Boris Kolonitskii: Why Russians Back Putin on Ukraine

The Globe and Mail: February 3, 2014

A Comment by Dmitrii Travin: Moscow nightclub mogul steers clear of Sochi

Open Democracy: January 22, 2014

Dmitrii Travin: Putin’s political triumph - but economic impasse

The Globe and Mail: January 19, 2014

A Comment by Dmitrii Travin: Gazprom spire a marker for Putin’s power

The New York Times: December 12, 2013

A Comment by EUSP Rector Oleg Kharkhordin: The Kremlin, the Press and the Protesters: A Case Study of Rule of Paranoia

Voice of Amercia: November 30, 2013

A Comment by Professor Yulia Vymyatnina of EUSP Department of Economics: European Union Signs Up Moldova and Georgia, but Loses the Big Prize, Ukraine