The world cross-cultural psychology and the International Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research have suffered a heavy and irreparable loss: Fons van de Vijver, an outstanding psychologist, methodologist, author of more than 500 publications, mainly in the field of cross-cultural psychology, died suddenly at the age of 67 His main research topics included psychological acculturation and multiculturalism, cognitive similarities and differences, bias and equivalence, response styles, translations and adaptations. He is one of the most frequently cited cross-cultural psychologists in Europe.
On May 24 the article "Towards an Integration of Models of Discrimination of Immigrants: from Ultimate (Functional) to Proximate (Sociofunctional) Explanations" by Anastasia Batkhina, John W. Berry, Dmitry Grigoryev and Fons van de Vijver is available online.
On April 23 Demintseva E.B. took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "How do "migrant schools" arise and who are the "children of migrants"?".
Professor Emeritus John W. Berry of Queen’s University, Kingston Ontario, Canada and the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia as the winner of the 2019 William B. Gudykunst Outstanding Book Award for his edited book: Mutual Intercultural Relations published by the Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Innovative vs Bureaucratic Organizational Culture: Importance for Proactivity of University Students
On April 18 Abramova O.A. (Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, HSE) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Innovative vs Bureaucratic Organizational Culture: Importance for Proactivity of University Students".
On April 16 Khokhlatova E. (Founder of the Group for the Development of Analytical Psychology in Kazakhstan) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Cultural complexes expressed in language constructs of the Russian, Kazakh, and Turkish languages".
April 5-6 the VI 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 April 4 Richa Awasthy (PhD, Assistant Professor, Ambedkar University Delhi, India) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Indigenous research on Indian culture: Understanding meaning of LajjA".
On April 2 Márta Fülöp (PhD, DSc, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Competitive and non-competitive school climate and students’ mental and somatic health".
On March 21 Elena Zivkovich took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Interethnic attitudes in polycultural space (by the example of Serbia)".