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International Research and Teaching Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research

About the Laboratory

HSE Expert Institute International Research and Teaching 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...


Intercultural communication

On November 21 Fons J. R. van de Vijver (Professor, Tilburg University, The Netherlands,President, International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP)) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Intercultural communication".

Assimilationism, colorblindness, multiculturalism, and multiculturalism in the Russian context

On November 9 Dmirty Grigoryev took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Assimilationism, colorblindness, multiculturalism, and multiculturalism in the Russian context".

Intra-family social capital in the context of an intergenerational transmission of values

On November 2 Dmirtii Dubrov took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Intra-family social capital in the context of an intergenerational transmission of values".

Are Socially Cohesive Societies Healthier?

On October 10 Klaus Boehnke took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Are Socially Cohesive Societies Healthier? On the Influence of the Societal Level of Social Cohesion on the Health Status of Western Publics".

Laboratory staff on the Youth Forum that was dedicated to the International Day of Tolerance

October 3 at the Russian Economic University named after G.V. Plekhanov hosted the Youth Forum that was dedicated to the International Day of Tolerance.

Online avatars and trustworthiness judgments: The role of avatar customizability

On October 3 Maria S. Machneva took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Online avatars and trustworthiness judgments: The role of avatar customizability".

The role of acculturation attitudes in the relationships of different types of social identity with the psychological wellbeing of ethnic minorities

On September 28 Ryabichenko T. took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "The role of acculturation attitudes in the relationships of different types of social identity with the psychological wellbeing of ethnic minorities".

Relationship between different types of identity and acculturation attitudes

On September 21 Vardikian S. took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Relationship between different types of identity and acculturation attitudes".

Primary results of the field study on the problems of interethnic relations in Moscow and Crimea

On June 23 Zubova D.M. and Kodja E.A. took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Primary results of the field study on the problems of interethnic relations in Moscow and Crimea".

Intergroup attitudes of Russians and discrimination of immigrants in the socioeconomic domain

On June 20 Dmitry Grigoryev took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Intergroup attitudes of Russians and discrimination of immigrants in the socioeconomic domain".