On December 06 Klaus Boehnke (PhD, Professor, Bremen Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), Jacobs University Bremen, Germany; co-head,International Scientific-Educational Laboratory for Socio-Cultural ResearchNational Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Adolescent Annihilation Fears and Lifetime Happiness: Insights from a Long-Term Longitudinal Study".
On October 9 Svetlana Komissarouk (PhD, postdoc, teacher, department of psychology, Columbia University, USA) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report "Theory of Attachment to the Motherland".
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).
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'.
From 9 to 12 June 2016, VI Summer School "Designing Feasible Cross-Cultural Research: Sampling and Procedure" was held outside Moscow, organized by the International Research and Teaching Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research of the Expert Institute at HSE. The headline teachers at the school were the leading researchers known across the world: Fons van de Vijver (PhD, Professor, Tilburg University) and Klaus Boehnke (PhD, Professor, Jacobs University, Bremen).
19-22 April 2016 was held the XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development which was organized and hosted by the National Research University Higher School of Economics with the participation of the World Bank.
On April 12 Alexander N. Tatarko (Dr. psychol. Sciences, leading research fellow of International Scientific-Educational Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research, associate Professor, School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, HSE) took part in the “Culture matters” research seminar with the report on "Prospects of development of social and cross-cultural psychology in ILSCR".
On April 7 Kirill Ilnitski (PhD, researcher at Centre for Aesthetics in Practice and Community Design, University of Trento) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "The Illegal Street Kiosks and Environmental Psychology".
On 18 February Maria A. Kozlova in the framework of the scientific seminar "Culture matters", was made by Andreevna (Cand. Hist. Sciences, senior research fellow of International laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research, associate professor, Department of General sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences,HSE) took part in the «Culture matters» research seminar with the report on "Moral emotions as a mechanism for social consolidation: problems and prospects of 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".