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International Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research

About the Laboratory

HSE Expert Institute International Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research was founded in 2011 on the basis of the Research and Teaching Laboratory of Socio-Psychological Research which started work in 2006.

The head of the laboratory is Nadezhda Lebedeva ― Tenured Professor at the Higher School of Economics and a recognized scholar in the field of cross-cultural and ethnic psychology. She is the author of more than 20 books and 200 academic articles. Read more...


Illustration for news: All Cultures Day at the Department of Psychology

All Cultures Day at the Department of Psychology

On December 20th, the Master's programme “Applied Social Psychology” and the International Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research held the 5th “All Cultures Day”. It is an annual holiday for the whole multinational community of students and teachers of the HSE.

The relationships of intercultural competence, acculturation attitudes, and the creativity of Russian students

On December 18 Bultseva M. (trainee researcher, postgraduate student of the National Research Institute of Higher School of Economics) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "The relationships of intercultural competence, acculturation attitudes, and the creativity of Russian students".

Habit Disruption and Behaviour Spillover. A Study of the English Plastic Bag Charge

On December 11 Elena Sautkina (PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology,Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Habit Disruption and Behaviour Spillover. A Study of the English Plastic Bag Charge".

Adolescent Annihilation Fears and Lifetime Happiness: Insights from a Long-Term Longitudinal Study

On December 06 Klaus Boehnke (PhD, Professor, Bremen Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), Jacobs University Bremen, Germany; co-head,International Scientific-Educational Laboratory for Socio-Cultural ResearchNational Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Adolescent Annihilation Fears and Lifetime Happiness: Insights from a Long-Term Longitudinal Study".

Predictors of the choice of strategy of behavior in intercultural conflict: A study in Russia and Germany

On November 22 Anastasia Batkhina (research fellow of the HSE) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Predictors of the choice of strategy of behavior in intercultural conflict: A study in Russia and Germany".

Presentation at the Laboratory of Economic and Sociological Research

On October 30, at the Laboratory for Economic and Sociological Research (Laboratory for Studies in Economic Sociology), Guido Sechi (PhD, Department of Human Geography, University of Latvia) gave a presentation on the results of a study carried out in conjunction with Tatarko A. N.

Meetings at the School of Social Work of the University of Tel Aviv

From October 19 to 25, at the University of Tel Aviv, Israel, stuff of the School of Social Work and the International Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research conducted a series of events to exchange experiences in the field of the psychology of migration.

International Psychology Bulletin has published a review of the book "Changing Values and Identities in the Post-Communist World"

In the 4th issue of the 22nd volume of the International Psychology Bulletin was published a review of the book "Changing Values and Identities in the Post-Communist World" edited by N.M. Lebedeva, R. Dimitrova and J. W. Berry.

Ethnic diversity and social capital in the Russian context (on the example of 25 regions)

On October 23 Tatarko A. N. (Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Chief Researcher, International Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research, HSE) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar at the site of the International Workshop "From values to behavior: interdisciplinary studies of regional differences in Russia", conducted by the International Laboratory for Experimental and Behavioral Economics HSE, with the report "Ethnic diversity and social capital in the Russian context (on the example of 25 regions)".

Negative traits in modern studies of personality structure

On October 16 Egorova M.S. (Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Head of the Department of Psychogenetics, Faculty of Psychology, Moscow State University) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Negative traits in modern studies of personality structure".