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‘Let's See the Career Start of Those Who Will Become Stars of the Russian Art World’

Maria Popova, ‘Absence of Presence’ series
On September 9th, the Zaryadye Park Media Center and Underground Museum opened an exhibition of graduates from Moscow art universities ‘GRADUATION'22’. Graduates of HSE Art and Design School are taking part in the event. The grand opening of the exhibition was timed to coincide with the park’s first anniversary.

‘HSE University Teaches not Only Academic Disciplines; It Also Shapes Minds’

‘HSE University Teaches not Only Academic Disciplines; It Also Shapes Minds’
Yury Achkasov decided to study economics because he loved mathematics in school and wanted to apply that discipline to the fullest extent possible. In this interview with Age-Mates, he spoke about his inspiring work at the Central Bank, the animal spirits of market traders, and what would convince him to stop going to the office altogether.

‘When You Spend Five Years Studying Two or Three Difficult Languages, You Gain a Real Superpower’

‘When You Spend Five Years Studying Two or Three Difficult Languages, You Gain a Real Superpower’
Four years ago, orientalist and Vietnamese philology expert Yulia Minina began teaching at HSE University’s newly-opened Institute for Oriental and Classical Studies. In this interview with Age-Mates, she spoke about an expedition to describe the language of the Gelao people that she joined as a second-year student, how Oriental studies determine a person’s perceptions, and why she is grateful to her new academic home.

‘HSE University Students Have a Keen Eye. Wherever They Go, They See the Gist of Things’

‘HSE University Students Have a Keen Eye. Wherever They Go, They See the Gist of Things’
HSE graduate Anastasia Lashkova is, quite literally, the same age as her university: she was born on the day the resolution establishing HSE was signed. In this interview with the HSE Age-Mates project, Ms Lashkova spoke about her work at the Russian Academy of Sciences, the benefits of an interdisciplinary approach to science and life, and why, in her opinion, there is no such thing as useless knowledge.

‘Humans Are No Longer at the Top of the Hierarchy’

‘Humans Are No Longer at the Top of the Hierarchy’
In June, the HSE ART GALLERY opened the final exhibition under the general curatorial theme ‘In a Land Faraway’. The exhibition displays the best works by students, graduates, and lecturers of the HSE Art and Design School created over the past year. Thousands of artists applied to participate in the exhibition.

‘I Dream that Universities Will Have Accredited Programmes in Disability Research’

‘I Dream that Universities Will Have Accredited Programmes in Disability Research’
Art historian and cultural scientist Alexander Salenkov graduated from the HSE University School of Cultural Studies with a Master’s in Visual Culture in 2018. In September, he will be returning to the school as a lecturer. Alexander spoke to the HSE University’s Age-Mates project about inclusion and the importance of making sure that people with disabilities are heard.