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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...


Export of Russian higher education: features of formation and structuring of demand

On February 9 Nefedova A.I. took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Export of Russian higher education: features of formation and structuring of demand".

Problems of intercultural communication in the business environment of Singapore

On January 30 Vasileva E.D. took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Problems of intercultural communication in the business environment of Singapore".

Investigation of the age-related dynamics of individual values among servicemen

On January 25 Sugonyaev K.V. took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Investigation of the age-related dynamics of individual values among servicemen".

An examination of acculturation with the Canadian multiculturalism

On December 19 Saba Safdar (PhD, Professor, Psychology Department, Director of the Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, University of Guelph, Canada) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "An examination of acculturation with the Canadian multiculturalism".

What drives societal and individual quality of life?

On December 15 Klaus Boehnke and Georgi Dragolov took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "What drives societal and individual quality of life?".

Applied Social Psychology goes to Tilburg University with a partner visit

On November 28th - December 2nd the delegation of MSc Applied Social Psychology visited Tilburg University (the Netherlands). The purpose of the trip was to extend the Double Degree agreement and to promote the program in the Netherlands.

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".

Students and teachers of "Applied Social Psychology" at the HSE's 1st International Scientific Conference of Young Scientists

On November 7-8th Higher School of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences hosted the 1st International Scientific Conference of Young Scientists "To the Alliance of the Social Sciences: Theory and Practice of Interdisciplinary Cooperation."

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".