The first research seminar of this year within series "Culture Matters" was held on January 19th. The report "Psychology of the social capital of a multicultural society" was made by Alexander Tatarko, senior researcher of the ILSCR.
The last in 2011 laboratory research seminar was held on December 22nd . Olga Gulevich delivered a lecture "The ordinary understanding of justice: cross-cultural differences".
The Head of the ethnopsychology department in Moscow City Psychological-Pedagogical University, PhD in Psychology, Oleg Huhlaev made a presentation “Nationalism and patriotism in psychological studies” on 15th December.
The regular workshop of the series "Culture Matters" was held on 24th November. Prof. Andrey Belik (Center for Ethnopolitical Research, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, leading research associate) made the report "Impact of culture on economic behavior".
The regular seminar of the ILSCR “Culture matters” took place on 17th November. The speaker was Ronald Fisher, senior lecturer at Victoria University (Wellington, New Zealand), with a lecture "What is more important for well-being: money or autonomy?".
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.