EACES-HSE PhD Seminar, April 1-3 2014, Moscow: Call for Papers
In cooperation with the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES), the Higher School of Economics in Moscow is pleased to invite submissions to the following EACES-HSE PhD seminar:
Comparative Economic Studies: The Regional Dimension
The seminar is going to take place during the 15th April Conference on Economic and Social Development at the Higher School of Economics, held in Moscow from April 1st to April 3rd, 2014. Contributions from all fields of economics are invited, as long as they relate to the general topic of comparative economic studies. Submissions that adopt a comparative regional perspective or use regional data are especially welcome. We are happy to announce that Tomasz Mickiewicz, Professor at Aston Business School, President of EACES and from June 2013 editor of the journal “Regional Studies” will be the distinguished keynote speaker.
The main objective of the seminar is to foster contacts and stimulate exchange between young scholars from Russia and other countries, as well as to introduce the Higher School of Economics to a new generation of highly qualified young researchers from around the world. Six PhD students will be invited to give 20 minutes presentations, and will then receive detailed feedback from senior academics in the field. Travel expenses and accommodation will be provided for the selected students.
Proposals of between 800 and 1,200 words, giving a clear idea of the main thesis and methods, plus a short CV should be sent to Andrei Yakovlev (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than December 15th, 2013.The final decision of the selection committee will be made by February 15th, 2014. Full papers of 7,000-9,000 words will then have to be submitted by March 15th, 2014.
The Selection Committee will consist of the following persons:
· Andrei Yakovlev (Vice-Rector of the Higher School of Economics, chair)
· Tomasz Mickiewicz (President, EACES; Professor at Aston Business School)
· Randolph Bruno (University College London)
· Richard Connolly (University of Birmingham)
· Marcello Signorelli (University of Perugia)
· Michael Rochlitz (Higher School of Economics)
The Higher School of Economicsis the leading academic institution in Russia in the fields of economics, management, sociology, business informatics, public policy and political science. In October 2009, HSE received the status of National Research University (see key facts and figures at http://hse.ru/lingua/en/figures/).
The yearly April HSE International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development is the most important academic event in Russia in the field of economics and social sciences, providing broad opportunities for researchers to discuss the economic and social trends in transitional and developing economies (see details about the HSE April Conference at http://conf.hse.ru/).