• A
  • A
  • A
  • ABC
  • ABC
  • ABC
  • А
  • А
  • А
  • А
  • А
Regular version of the site

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...


IV International Research Conference "Culture in society, between groups and across generations"

April 18-20 the IV 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.

Psychological characteristics of Russian Jews: values, identities, and emigration intentions

On April 20 Evgeny Tartakovsky (PhD, Senior Lecturer, Tel-Aviv University, The School of Social Work) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Psychological characteristics of Russian Jews: values, identities, and emigration intentions".

Deception in interpersonal relationships

On April 17 Ilja van Beest (PhD, professor, Department of Social Psychology, Tilburg University, Netherlands) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Deception".

Reports of the laboratory staff at the XVIII April International Academic Conference

On April 11, at the XVIII April international scientific conference on the problems of development of the economy and society, International Research and Training Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research organized a session "Value Transmission in Different Cultures", and laboratory staff participated in other thematic sections.

John Berry won the prize for the best article

The article by the chief researcher of the ILSCR John Berry and Feng Hou (University of Victoria) "Immigrant Acculturation and Wellbeing in Canada" was selected as the winner of the 2016 CPA Canadian Psychology (CP) Best Article Award according to the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA).

Cross-cultural study of the attitude towards the love of Chinese and Russian students

On April 6 Tsunyan L. (Professor of Heilongjiang University, China) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Cross-cultural study of the attitude towards the love of Chinese and Russian students".

The role of Cossacks in the formation of the Russian nation

On March 21 Bredikhin Anton Viktorovich took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "The role of Cossacks in the formation of the Russian nation".

Mental and methodological aspects of the genesis of Russia's economic strategy in the 21st century

On March 9 Mikhailov A.G. took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Mental and methodological aspects of the genesis of Russia's economic strategy in the 21st century".

Immigrants with Trauma: From Risk to Resilience

On March 2 Tomas Jurcik (Assistant Professor, PhD, Faculty of Social Science, School of Psychology, HSE) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Immigrants with Trauma: From Risk to Resilience".

New collection of 4 volumes of cross-cultural psychology

Edited and with a new introduction by Professor John W. Berry (Chief research fellow of ILSCR) and David L. Sam (University of Bergen, Norway) the new series of 4 volumes on cross-cultural psychology will include the collection of basic classical works as well as contemporary research devoted to various topics studied in the framework of cross-cultural psychology.