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The scents of Christmas past – the relationship between memory and olfaction

On October 2 Michael Bender (PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Psychology, Tilburg University, the Netherlands) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "The scents of Christmas past – the relationship between memory and olfaction".

Migration Challenges in Italian, Russian and British Schools

On September 25 Lucia Bombieri took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Migration Challenges in Italian, Russian and British Schools".

Model of the content of stereotypes and different of approaches to explaining ethnic stereotypes in Russia

On September 6 Dmitry Grigoryev took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Model of the content of stereotypes and different of approaches to explaining ethnic stereotypes in Russia".

The laboratory staff at the 24th International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology Congress (IACCP)

The 24th International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology Congress (IACCP) was held in Guelph, Canada on July 1-5, 2018. The Congress was attended by more than a thousand representatives of almost all countries (the USA, Canada, Russia, Poland, the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Japan, Singapore, etc.) engaged in research in cross-cultural psychology. The laboratory staff presented the results of their research in Russia and other countries, took part in discussions and thematic round tables.

VIII Summer School "Design of Cross-Cultural Study"

18 - 21 June 2018 in Kolomna near Moscow there was the VIII Summer School "Design of Cross-Cultural Study", organized by the International laboratory for socio-cultural research, Expert Institute, Higher School of Economics. The teachers of the school were the leading foreign researchers with a world name: Fons van de Vijver (PhD, Professor, Tilburg University, IL SCR, HSE), Klaus Boehnke (PhD, Deputy head, IL SCR, HSE; Professor, Jacobs University, Bremen) and Andreas Alif Hajar (PhD, Professor, University of Luxembourg, Esch-sur-Alzette).

New article by laboratory staff in Journal of Intercultural Communication Research

On June 16 the article "Discordance of Acculturation Attitudes of the Host Population and their Dealing with Immigrants" by Anastasia Batkhina, Dmitry Grigoryev and Fons van de Vijver is available online.

Instructions and Empathy: Teachers’ Role in Changing Intercultural Relations in School Settings

On May 24 Lucia Bombieri took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Instructions and Empathy: Teachers’ Role in Changing Intercultural Relations in School Settings".

Using the value questionnaire of Sh. Schwartz in psychosemantic research

On May 22 Mitina O.V. (PhD) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Using the value questionnaire of Sh. Schwartz in psychosemantic research".

Social lessons of cancer: what are the histories of personal transformations of cancer patients in remission talking about modern society as an environment of human life?

On May 17 Berdysheva E.S. (PhD, senior research fellow) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Social lessons of cancer: what are the histories of personal transformations of cancer patients in remission talking about modern society as an environment of human life?".

Changing Values and Identities in the Post-Communist World

This book offers a comparative analysis of value and identity changes in several post-Soviet countries. In light of the tremendous economic, social and political changes in former communist states, the authors compare the values, attitudes and identities of different generations and cultural groups. Based on extensive empirical data, using quantitative and qualitative methods to study complex social identities, this book examines how intergenerational value and identity changes are linked to socio-economic and political development. Topics include the rise of nationalist sentiments, identity formation of ethnic and religious groups and minorities, youth identity formation and intergenerational value conflicts.