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Call for papers: Global Smart Cities in the 21st Century: Screening best business practices and policies from Moscow, Los Angeles, Shanghai and Hamburg

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HSE Graduate School of Business* in collaboration with Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Business & Social Sciences/ Department of Business is announcing a student conference on Global Smart Cities in the 21st Century: Screening best business practices and policies from Moscow, Los Angeles, Shanghai and Hamburg.

What?

This international pilot project aims to bring together student groups from 3 continents (Europe, North America, Asia) and 4 global cities (s. project title) by means of collaborative research in international teams.

When?

Apply now, submit you project proposal by the end of September, submit your paper by the end of October and be ready to present it at the Project finale in Hamburg at the end of November. The main dates are:

  • Application deadline –September 15
  • Project proposal deadline – September 30
  • Paper submission deadline – October 31
  • Project presentation dates – to be confirmed

Where?

Student teams will collaborate virtually from Moscow, Los Angeles, Shanghai, and Hamburg during the research phase (September-November 2021). The project will be finalised by a joint project finale to be held in Hamburg f2f and/or hybrid format in November 2021. Travel stipends for HSE GSB students are available.**

Who?

HSE GSB students at all levels are welcome to participate. Follow updates by the HSEGSB International Office for more information.

How?

If you are interested in taking part at the project, please select 2 research topics that appeal to you from the proposed list below and add one of your own within the main theme of the project. Apply now. Write a project proposal in September to pass the selection process. Team up with the students who are interested in the same topic and work together on your research. Then present your results in Hamburg. Project theme: “Global Smart Cities in the 21st Century: Screening best business practices and policies from Moscow”.

  • Smart solutions for business survival in Covid-19 era
  • Transport and the city
  • Creating an X-friendly city (where X stands for senior citizens, child, sports, etc) 
  • Vision for sustainable cities

Requirements for the project proposals and papers will be provided on a kick-off session in September.

To apply now, follow the link.

 

* From HSE GSB side the project is initiated by the Laboratory for Strategies and Operations in International Business 

** Supported by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and BMBF (The Federal Ministry of Education and Research Germany)

Please send your questions to outgoing.gsb@hse.ru.