The CCEIS is happy to share some crucial news. Director of the CCEIS Anastasia Likhacheva has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs of the Higher School of Economics. Vasily Kashin is now the new director of the CCEIS. He is a leading Sinologist, an expert on military-strategic issues, the former deputy director of the CCEIS, and the head of the sector of international military-political and military-economic issues. At the CCEIS, Vasily Kashin was in charge of multiple applied research projects. He also led a team of employees and postdocs, which launched a series of regular monitoring sessions on various aspects of China's development.
On 8-9 November 2021, in virtual format was held Global Energy Conference by JP Morgan. Vitaly Yermakov, the CCEIS Expert, has participated in it and spoke about the causes and solutions of Europe's gas crunch.
Presentation of Yuqing Xing's book “Decoding China's Export Miracle. A Global Value Chain Analysis ”(27.10.21)
On October 27, an online presentation of the book by Professor Yuqing Xing (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan) was held by the Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies (CCEIS) in cooperation with the Department of World Economy of the Higher School of Economics. The presentation was dedicated to revealing the phenomenon of the Chinese export miracle through the prism of global value chains. The discussion touched upon the issues of the Chinese experience for emerging economies, the current realities of economic cycles, and the factor of US-China decoupling and its impact on the global economy.
Egor Prokhin presented a report at the 5th International Conference on E-Business and Internet at Singapore.
On October 16, a research fellow of the CCEIS, Egor Prokhin, presented his report in the 5th International Conference on E-Business and Internet entitled «Technology Breakthrough 4.0: Public Policy as an Integral Element of a Smart City's Development» held at the National University of Singapore. Egor Prokhin’s presentation has been recognized as the best in its section.
Lev Sokolshchik became a supervisor of the international research group of the Arms Control Negotiation Academy
Lev Sokolshchik (Associate Professor at the School of International Regional Studies, Research Fellow at CCEIS), has been working as a supervisor of the international research group on the problem of a new possible arms control treaty since September 1, 2021. The group consist of young specialists from Japan, Iceland, the US, working in the fields of diplomacy, defense, and negotiations.
Vitaly Ermakov, the CCEIS expert, published the new study concerning Russian gas exports
- Russian gas output in 2021 has reached limits of near-term productive capacity responding to spikes in demand at home and abroad
- Russian gas exports increased robustly y-o-y, focusing mostly on Turkey and Germany
- This has proven to be insufficient to meet the rising call on Russian gas in Europe in Q3, which contributed to a price spike
- The configuration of Russian gas flows is changing, reflecting the shift in the geography of Russian gas supply
This year the CCEIS team has been replenished with three postdoctoral fellows, which will work in such areas as Eurasian studies and geoeconomics, the Arctic agenda of the Russian Federation in the context of the transformations of the international system, as well as the US-China Decoupling and its consequences for the world economy
Valdai Discussion Club published "The Iron Frame of Eurasia: Achievements, Problems and Prospects of Continental Connectivity" report, dedicated to the current situation and prospects for the development of logistics and trade ties located both within the Central Asian region and beyond.
Vitaly Yermakov, CCEIS expert, took part in the discussion "Transition to Net-Zero focusing on IEA’s recent report Net Zero by 2050", where he presented a report on the topic " Energy transition and Russia's low-carbon adaptation strategy".
The HSE University in collaboration with Harvard University and partner organizations has completed the first 2021/22 Boot Camp of the Arms Control Negotiation Academy (ACONA)
As a member of the Project Affiliates team Lev Sokolshchik (Research Fellow, Center for Comprehensive European and International Studies – CCEIS), took part in the work of the first ACONA Boot Camp, which had been held from 16 to 20 August 2021. During the camp, scientific discussions, lectures, reports, and workshops were held. The list of the participants included leading world experts in the fields of International Relations, Negotiations, Global and Regional security.