The lectures were provided within programm of academic mobility between HSE and Cardiff University. Professor Paul Milbourne Head of the School of Geography and Planning at Cardiff University and Lecturer of School Andrew Williams visited Institute for regioanl studies and urban planning and gave two lectures (Brexit and the agri-food system in the UK: from migrant labour crises to the possibilities of food justice by Professor Paul Milbourne and Religion, spirituality and addiction treatment: new critical perspectives by Dr Andrew Williams).
The third Russian–Japanese Forum on Cooperation in Business, Investment and Sport took place in Tokyo, Japan. The event was organized by leading Japanese and Russian newspapers ‘Mainichi Shimbun’ and ‘Rossiyskaya Gazeta’. Sergei Naryshkin, Russian State Duma Speaker took part in the event.
Participants of the Grant ‘Governance, Community and Ecology: Responding to Challenges of Resource Development in the Circumpolar North’ Went on an Expedition to Kirkenes (Norway)
The main aim of the expedition, which took place from May 11 to 14, 2015, was to study the international experience of how municipal authorities solve the environmental, economic, and social problems related to intensive resource development in Arctic regions.