We are pleased to announce that the 6th LCSR International Workshop “Trust, Social Capital and Values in a Comparative Perspective” started on Monday, 18 April at the HSE, Moscow. The Seminar is organized within the XVII April International Academic Conference at the HSE.
Correspondents of OPEC.ru published a review article of the research conducted by to Tatiana Karabchuk (Ex-Deputy Head of LCSR) and Daria Salnikova (LCSR Research Assistant). The study is devoted to subjective wellbeing and life satisfaction of Central Asian countries` citizen.
New article by Margarita Zavadskaya (LCSR Senior Research Fellow) and her colleagues titled "When do political parties join protests? A comparative analysis of party involvement in “for fair elections” movement" was published in the recent issue of "East European Politics".
We are informing you about the last changes connected to the holding of the 6th LCSR Summer School. There are changes in the place and dates: the school will be held in July 25– August 5, 2016, in Moscow, Russia (Adress: 11, Myasnizkaya Str.). The deadline for application is May 15, 2016.
In many countries, including but not limited to Russia, frontier regions, populated more recently than the country's core territory, tend to lag behind in terms of socio-economic development. This phenomenon can be explained by legacies such as state formation in remote regions and the autonomy traditionally enjoyed by new settlers, according to Roberto Foa (Harvard University) and Anna Nemirovskaya, Senior Research Fellow of the HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR).