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...
On June 23th, Evgenia G. Nemirovskaya (MSc Psychology, entrant postgraduate students of HSE), made a report "Psychological well-being of Jewish emigrants". The report took place at the scientific seminar "Culture matters".
From 9 to 12 June 2016, VI Summer School "Designing Feasible Cross-Cultural Research: Sampling and Procedure" was held outside Moscow, organized by the International Research and Teaching Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research of the Expert Institute at HSE. The headline teachers at the school were the leading researchers known across the world: Fons van de Vijver (PhD, Professor, Tilburg University) and Klaus Boehnke (PhD, Professor, Jacobs University, Bremen).
May 30th - June 1st the III International Research Conference "Culture in society, between groups and across generations", organized by the International Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research at the Expert Institute of the Higher School of Economics took place in Moscow.
On May 27-28, ILSCR staff members Nadezhda Lebedeva, Alexander Tatarko, Zarina Lepshokova, Victoria Galyapina, Marina Kotova, Dmitry Dubrov and Maria Drobovtseva took part in the Fifth international scientific conference "Theoretical problems of ethnic and cross-cultural psychology".
A two-day seminar was held in the Saint-Petersburg’s HSE department on the 25th-26th of May and was conducted by the lecturers of Applied Social Psychology programme: Alyona Khaptsova and Olga Poluektova. The seminar’s topic was ‘Methodology of a Field Research: The Cost-Quality Balance’.
Intercultural relationships in policy field and in science field: a comparison through the scope of multiculturalism
On May 24th, Pavel Sorokin (PhD in sociological sciences, researcher at the Centre for social studies of business administration, senior lecturer of the Department of Human Resource Management at the Faculty of Business and Management HSE), made a report "Intercultural relationships in politics and in science: a comparison through the scope of multiculturalism". The report took place at the scientific seminar "Culture matters".
On May 12 the presentation of the International Scientific-Educational Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research (ILSCR) was held at the scientific seminar "Culture matters" in the lecture hall of HSE Professors' club.
19-22 April 2016 was held the XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development which was organized and hosted by the National Research University Higher School of Economics with the participation of the World Bank.
On April 12 Alexander N. Tatarko (Dr. psychol. Sciences, leading research fellow of International Scientific-Educational Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research, associate Professor, School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, HSE) took part in the “Culture matters” research seminar with the report on "Prospects of development of social and cross-cultural psychology in ILSCR".
On April 7 Kirill Ilnitski (PhD, researcher at Centre for Aesthetics in Practice and Community Design, University of Trento) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "The Illegal Street Kiosks and Environmental Psychology".