An applied research project being carried out by the HSE Laboratory for Economics of Climate Change uses the example of the Chechen Republic and the mountainous areas of Krasnodar Krai to create a model of climate risk evaluation and management for Russian regions. Laboratory heads Igor Makarov and Ilya Stepanov talk about the threats presented by global climate change, about whether the pandemic will slow it down, and why a multifaceted approach is essential.
CCEIS fellows, together with Finnish experts, discussed the prospects for Russian-Finnish cooperation in the Arctic
On December 4, the HSE Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies (CCEIS) hosted a closed round table on “Russian-Finnish cooperation in the Arctic”. Finnish researchers from the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland, the University of Oulu and the University of Tampere were invited to participate in the online conference.
Timofey Bordachev on the reasons for the restraint of Russia's policy in the CIS for the Valdai Discussion Club (10.11.2020)
Timofey Bordachev, the scientific director of CCEIS, published an article "Imperial Restraint of Russia" at the Valdai Discussion Club, in which he analyzes the necessary transformations of the Russian policy in the post-Soviet region.
Lev Sokolshchik (PhD, Candidate of Science, a research fellow of the Centre of Comprehensive European and International Studies of HSE) took part in an online discussion with NATO officials. Within the framework of the meeting, issues related to global and regional security, Russia–NATO relations, the strategic force balance in Europe, and the prospects for the NATO development as a military-political block were discussed.
Dmitry Suslov and Fyodor Lukyanov about Russia, the United States, and their perception of each other on the eve of the American presidential campaign for the journal "The National Interest" (3 October 2020)
The American journal "The National Interest" published an article by Dmitry Suslov "Why the 2020 Election Has Become a Geopolitical Russian Roulette", which contains the comments of the research professor Fyodor Lukyanov, as well as the deputy director of CCEIS, Dmitry Suslov.
Alexander Korolev on the prospects for the ASEAN development in the era of "the new bipolarity" for the Valdai Discussion Club (22.09.2020)
Alexander Korolev, Junior Research Fellow at CCEIS, published an article “Asia’s Mouse Deer Diplomacy: ASEAN in the New Bipolar Era” at the Valdai Discussion Club.
Anastasia Pyatachkova on the new trends in China’s sanctions policy for the Valdai International Discussion Club (18 August 2020)
The website of the Valdai International Discussion Club published an article by a junior researcher and deputy head of the Asia-Pacific sector of CCEIS Anastasia Pyatachkova. The article "Chinese sanctions: now officially?" analyzes important changes that have occurred in China’s sanctions policy during the last few months.
Senior Research Fellow of CCEIS, Igor Makarov, took part in the scientific seminar “The Arctic Region: State Policy and Development in Conditions of Uncertainty”, which was organized by Valdai International Discussion Club.
On May 29, 2020, the Higher School of Economics in cooperation with the Integration club under the Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation held an online roundtable discussion “Searching for a new multipolarity architecture: international cooperation of the EAEU”. The event is included in the official distributed programme of the XXI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. During the round table, an expert report was presented, in which the staff of the Center for Comprehensive European and International Studies, Higher School of Economics took part: T. Bordachev, A.B. Likhacheva, A. Korolev, A. Pyatachkova, Yu. Belous, M. Zhiyenbayev, D. Malyutina, L. Krashennikova.
On May 12, 2020 the international conference "EAEU Strategies in the Age of New Protectionism"organized by the Eurasian Sector of the Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies at the National Research University Higher School of Economics took place on the Zoom platform. Representatives of the academic and expert community from 12 countries, including EAEU member states, China, USA, Canada, Italy, Norway, Finland, the Netherlands - a total of more than 90 people - took part in the international conference in four sessions. The experts discussed the reasons, features, mechanisms and scope of potential impact of the new protectionism measures on the EAEU long-term development and proposed their vision of the most effective tools to respond to the new challenges.