What constitutes a country’s geographic core and periphery? Can a periphery turn into a core? What is the role of tourism in regional development? These questions were addressed in the presentation made by David Weaver (Dongbei University of Finance & Economics, China) at the Tourism and Hospitality session of the XX April International Conference held in Moscow last week.
On April 10, Ronald Inglehart, founder of the World Values Survey and the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research, delivered an honorary lecture at the LCSR’s 9th international seminar held as part of HSE’s XX April Academic Conference. The lecture addressed the roots of authoritarianism, its relationship to other widely investigated phenomena and its empirical linkage with contemporary politics.
The round table on ‘Psychological Wellbeing in the Digital Age’ brought together a range of scholars and one industry professional to talk about how a user’s digital footprint—or ‘digital traces’—can be used to discern a person’s psychological state, predict their behavior, and, potentially, even improve their psychological wellbeing.
As part of the Management session of the XX April International Conference, Carl F. Fey from Aalto University School of Business, Finland, presented his paper on Facilitating Innovation in Companies in Russia: The Role of Organizational Culture. In his talk, Professor Fey spoke about the results of three studies he has been conducting with his team.
Russian Economic Development Scenarios and Budgetary Policy at Present
A Strategy for Russia on the Global Food Market
David Garcia «Collective Emotions and Social Resilience in the Digital Traces After a Terrorist Attack»
Stephanie M. Jones «The Science and Practice of Social, Emotional, and Character Development in Schools»
Maarten Janssen «Regulating Product Communication»
Sheikh Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani «Islamic Finance in the XXI Century»
Maurizio Bussolo «Toward a New Social Contract –Taking on Distributional Tensions in Europe and Central Asia»
Jacques-François Thisse «About the Origin of Cities»
Dorothy L. Espelage «Prevention & Intervention of Youth Bullying and other Forms of Youth Aggression: Research Informed Strategies»
Mariano Laplane «Current Challenges for Development: a Latin American Perspective»