Institute of Education

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Seminar Series: Current Research and Development in Education

Seminar Series: Current Research and Development in Education

This weekly seminar series aims to inspire a broader discussion of pressing issues and current research in the field of education. The venue hosts presentations by accomplished academics, teaching professionals, and administrators, including leading experts from the Higher School of Economics and acclaimed international speakers.


Yaroslav Kuzminov

Rector, Higher School of Economics

Isak Froumin

Head of the HSE Institute of Education

Irina Abankina

Director, IOE Institute for Education Development

Viktor Bolotov

Academic Supervisor, IOE Centre for Education Quality Monitoring

Between November 2005 and February 2006, renowned educator and public activist Anatoly Pinsky led the first five seminars before tragically passing away. In March 2007, the seminar resumed under leadership of Yaroslav Kuzminov, Isak Froumin, and Boris Rudnik. In the following year, Irina Abankina and Viktor Bolotov joined the team of directors, and the current format was established.

  • Time: Every Tuesday from 16:00 to 18:00 Moscow time
  • Location: Online / Main building, HSE University Moscow Campus (20 Myasnitskaya St.), room #311
  • Contacts: Michael Gasinets, +7 (495) 772-95-90, ext. 15028; email: mgasinec@hse.ruAleksandra Mikhailova, +7 (929) 900-04-62, email:

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