On September 27, Guido Sechi (Ph.D., University of Latvia), took part in the "Culture Matters" research seminar with the report on "Social capital accumulation and effects at a local level: evidence from Latvia".
On September 22nd, Kamila Isaeva (MSc in Psychology at HSE and TiU), made a report "Russian-speaking identity and its impact on interethnic relationships (the case of Uzbekistan)". The report took place at the scientific seminar "Culture matters".
On June 23th, Evgenia G. Nemirovskaya (MSc Psychology, prospective doctoral student at HSE) presented her report on Psychological Well-being of Jewish Emigrants at the research seminar 'Culture Matters'.
A two-day seminar was held in the Saint-Petersburg’s HSE department on the 25th-26th of May and was conducted by the lecturers of Applied Social Psychology programme: Alyona Khaptsova and Olga Poluektova. The seminar’s topic was ‘Methodology of a Field Research: The Cost-Quality Balance’.
On March 24 Anna A. Mironova (Junior researcher of the Center for Family Policy and Quality of life Studies) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Family support in Russia as a sociocultural phenomenon".
On March 15 Alena A. Khaptsova (Junior Research Fellow of International laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research, lecturer of School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, HSE) took part in the «Culture matters» research seminar with the report on "Russian multiculturalism in the media: the technique of content analysis of the news".
The publication "International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition)" won the main prize of the 40th annual PROSE Awards in the category "Excellence in Reference Works". Two of the Area Editors have affiliation with National Research University Higher School of Economics — John Berry (co-head of International Scientific-Educational Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research), and Peter Schmidt (former co-head of International Scientific-Educational Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research).
On February 1 Olga S. Pavlova (Cand. Ped. Sciences, associate Professor, chair of ethnic psychology and psychological problems of multicultural education in Moscow State University of Psychology and Education" (MSUPE); expert of the Department of science, education and culture of Muslim Spiritual Board in Russian Federation; member of ed. board of the journal "Islam in the modern world") took part in the «Culture matters» research seminar with the report on "Hierarchy and identities’ compatibility of different ethnic groups of the North Caucasus".
January 14, Edgar Demetrio Tovar-García, PhD in Economics, University of Barcelona, Associate Professor of the Department of Public Policy (Faculty of Social Sciences, HSE) took part in the "Culture Matters" research seminar with the report on "Migration background and educational achievements in Russia".
On February 26, Akhmet Yarlykapov (PhD, senior research fellow at the Center for the regional security and Caucasus studies, senior research fellow at the Institute for International Research, MGIMO) took part in the “Culture matters” research seminar.