On October 20th a public lecture "Psychological adjustment and cultural identities of immigrant adolescents" by Eugene Tartakovsky, a professor at the University of Tel-Aviv (Israel) was held in Psychology Department within the scientific seminar “Culture matters”.
October 13th held a regular scientific seminar of the series "Culture Matters". A presentation “Comparative study of methods measuring values or “If we've got questions, then they've got answers” was made by Dmitry Podolsky, Ph.D., senior researcher at Moscow State University.
A review of current trends in the development of future leaders: cross-cultural studies of leadership
The regular seminar of the International Scientific-Educational Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research “Culture matters” took place on 23th September. The lecture was delivered by Meena Surie Wilson (PhD, Senior Enterprise Associate, CCL), a member of the research team of the international consulting company CCL (Center for Creative Leadership), known worldwide for its leadership development programs. Meena Surie Wilson made a presentation "Development of future leaders today from the standpoint of China, India, Singapore and the United States". Another short report at the seminar was made by Regina Eckert (PhD, Senior Research Associate, CCL EMEA). Her theme was also associated with cross-cultural psychology: "The Importance of Expectation-Perception Fit for Leadership Effectiveness across Cultures".
Professor Anu Realo (Department of Psychology, University of Tartu) made a presentation “The cultural dimension of tightness - looseness: some recent applications” at the scientific seminar of the International Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research on 21st September. She presented results of the research conducted in 33 countries.
Shalom Schwartz, the scientific supervisor of the International Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research, conducted a course "Using Basic Human Values to Understand Individual Behavior" for Master students of the program "Applied Social Psychology" on 12-15th September.
Regional Conference of the International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP) entitled "Istanbul: 25 years later: Self-Reflections and Future Directions" held in Istanbul, Turkey, from 30th June to 3 July.
S. Schwartz: Reflections and future direction of the ILSCR in the light of summer school and mini-conference
In June, 28 at the seminar of the International SEL of sociocultural research were discussed the results of last summer school devoted to the measurement of values and socio-economic behavior. Seminar participants had the opportunity to watch the videos of interviews conducted with foreign experts who participated in the summer school.
I Summer School “Values and Socio-Economical Behaviour: Cross-cultural Dimensions and Explanatory Models”: interviews with participants
In the end of the Summer School researchers of the International Scientific-Educational Laboratory of Socio-Cultural Research interviewed professors Eldad Davidov, Valery Chirkov, Shalom Schwarts, Emiko Kashima, Nadezhda Lebedeva, Peter Schmidt, Adam Cohen. During the interview experts described their impressions of the event and offered their ideas about the organization of future Summer Schools.
On June 23 the HSE building at Pokrovsky Boulevard hosted an international mini-conference, organized by the International Laboratory of socio-cultural research, "Research Frontiers of Culture and Psychological Processes".
I International Summer School “Values and Socio-Economical Behavior: Cross-cultural Dimensions and Explanatory Models” was held on 17-21 June in the holiday hotel “Klyazma” near Moscow. Research fellows and trainee researchers of the international laboratory, lecturers and researchers, students and PhD students of HSE participated in the Summer School. The heads and leading researchers of the international laboratory (S. Schwartz, P. Schmidt, N.M. Lebedeva, V.I. Chirkov, A.N. Tatarko) and professors from foreign universities – leading specialists in cross-cultural psychology – were lecturers and scientific consultants in the summer school. English was working language.