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Centre for Sociocultural Research

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Intercultural Friendships, Social Identities and Psychological Well-Being of Ethnic Minorities in Different Contexts

Galyapina V. N., Lebedeva N., Lepshokova Z.

Journal of Intercultural Communication Research. 2020. Vol. 49. No. 1. P. 86-105.

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Social capital, acculturation attitudes, and sociocultural adaptation of migrants from central Asian republics and South Korea in Russia

Tatarko, A., Berry, J., Choi, K.

Asian Journal of Social Psychology. 2020. Т. 23. № 3. С. 302-312.

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Towards an integration of models of discrimination of immigrants: From ultimate (functional) to proximate (sociofunctional) explanations

Grigoryev D., Batkhina A., van de Vijver F. et al.

Journal of International Migration and Integration. 2020. Vol. 21. No. 3. P. 667-691.

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Mapping ethnic stereotypes and their antecedents in Russia: The Stereotype Content Model

Grigoryev D., Fiske S. T., Batkhina A.

Frontiers in Psychology. 2019. Vol. 10. No. 1643. P. 1-21.

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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. In 2019, it was transformed into the Centre for Sociocultural Research

The head of the Centre 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...


Problems of studying cultural diversity in Russia

On March 25 Ekaterina Zibrova (PhD, ECOPSY Consulting consultant, Associate member of the Science Slam Russia Association for the Promotion of Science and Innovation, D&I expert) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Problems of studying cultural diversity in Russia".

Illustration for news: COVID-19 Denial Depends on a Population’s Trust in Social Institutions

COVID-19 Denial Depends on a Population’s Trust in Social Institutions

An international team of scholars studied how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Europeans’ stress levels and their trust in their national governments and the healthcare systems. They found that respondents were most stressed by the state of the national economy, and only after that, by the risk of catching COVID-19 and possibly being hospitalized. In Western Europe, people trust their governments more than in other EU countries. The results of the study were published in Royal Society Open Science.

COVID-19, Existential Insecurity and Value Change in Japan

On March 4 Plamen Akaliyski (PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher, Keio University, Japan) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "COVID-19, Existential Insecurity and Value Change in Japan".


Finding new latent integration patterns in acculturation research

On February 25 Petra Sidler (Doctoral student, National Center of Competence in Research – The Migration-Mobility Nexus and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Finding new latent integration patterns in acculturation research".

The role of the face-saving strategy among Russians in the process of intercultural business interaction

On February 11 Ekaterina Vasilieva (Research Assistant, Center for Sociocultural Research, National Research University Higher School of Economics) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "The role of the face-saving strategy among Russians in the process of intercultural business interaction".

"All cultures day"-2020 for the first time online

The annual “All cultures day” celebration took part on December 15 for the first time online! The 7th annual "All Cultures Day" was organized by the Center for Sociocultural Research and the Master's program "Applied social psychology". This time we have chosen an intriguing theme -  “Around the world in 100 minutes”. Students of our Master’s program "Applied social psychology" welcomed our guests in their countries and introduced local cultures. Even though we couldn’t meet in person this year, our students from all over the world managed to create a warm atmosphere and provide a unique experience for the participants. 

Antecedents and consequences of the content of ethnic stereotypes

On December 16 Dmitry Grigoryev (PhD, principal investigator, HSE University) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Antecedents and consequences of the content of ethnic stereotypes".

J. W. Berry was included in the list of 2% of the best scientists in the world at Stanford University

Professor John W. Berry has been included in the recent Stanford University's list of 2% of the world's top scientists. The study analyzed data from 1965 to 2019, covering about 7 million scientists in 22 main fields of science. Most of those on the list work in Medicine and Technology. According to the list, among Canadian psychologists from all fields, prof. Berry is ranked # 3 on this list and # 1 among Canadian social psychologists.

Political culture and migration policy in non-democratic countries of reception of migrants: how political scientists study migration policy

On December 9 Anna Prokhorova (PhD candidate (political sciences), European University at St. Petersburg; Scientific Advisor, International Organization for Migration, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Political culture and migration policy in non-democratic countries of reception of migrants: how political scientists study migration policy".

Cognitive and affective processes in decision making

On November 25 Rima-Maria Rahal (PhD, research fellow, Tilburg University, The Netherlands) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Cognitive and affective processes in decision making".

Russia in the International Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX)

The webinar "Russia in the International Index of Migrant Integration Policy (MIPEX)" dedicated to the international launch of the results of the MIPEX study in Russia was organized by the Center for Sociocultural Research of the Higher School of Economics on November, 19 via the Zoom platform. 

Center for Sociocultural Research has launched a YouTube channel

We have launched our own YouTube channel! Now you can learn about scientific discoveries and current trends in the fields of cross-cultural, social, organizational and economic psychology directly from leading Russian and international scientists. We are sure that on our channel you will find a lot of new and interesting things for yourself. We will be glad to see you among our subscribers.

Facial discrimination: A social bias perspective on first impressions

On November 18 Bastian Jaeger (PhD, Associate Professor, Tilburg University, The Netherlands) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Facial discrimination: A social bias perspective on first impressions".

Modern conservatisation and the "truth regime" of the pandemic

On November 11 Dimitris Kilakos (PhD, Adjunct Lecturer, University of West Attica, Greece) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Modern conservatisation and the "truth regime" of the pandemic".

Does COVID-19 propel value change: A comparison of Germany and the United Kingdom?

On November 6 Klaus Boehnke (PhD, professor, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany, Deputy Director, Center for Socio-Cultural Research, HSE) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Does COVID-19 propel value change: A comparison of Germany and the United Kingdom?".