New article by Anna V. Nemirovskaya, LCSR Senior Research Fellow, and Valentin G. Nemirovskiy titled "The Origins and Subjects of Fear for Siberians: Sociological Research in the Regions of Eastern and Western Siberia" was published in Interdisciplinary Journal of Siberian Studies "Sibirica".
LCSR director Eduard Ponarin and LCSR deputy director Tatiana Karabchuk gave a talk about scientific projects of the Laboratory, current scientific and applied projects, educational aims, and the forthcoming November event, the Fifth international LCSR Conference.
"BRICS Business Magazine" interviewed prof. Ronald Inglehart, the scientific supervisor of LCSS. Professor shared his views on the way values have been developing throughout the world, and commented on the situation in individual countries.
As the 5th LCSR Summer School on “Introduction to Factorial Design and Data Visualisation with R” came to a close on August 3, participants commented on their experience and shared their impressions. The invited lecturers, LCSR`s associate researches and students of the Master Program in Comparative Social Research provided their opinions about the event.
The 5th LCSR Summer School started this Saturday in Voronovo, Moscow. The renown scientists, many graduate students and young researchers from various fields within social sciences came here to meet and discuss their scientific interests and progress in projects.
Anna Nemirovskaya, Senior Research Fellow at LCSR, supervised a group of participants and facilitated group discussions at the Summer School on "Eurasian Economic Integration: Priorities, Perspectives and Tools", held on 13–18 July in Moscow by the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) in collaboration with the Russian Council on International Affairs.
The time for the LCSR Summer school is coming. The internet connection in Voronovo is not very fast. For this reason we strongly recommend to install the list of the packages in R beforehand.
The 6th conference of the European Survey Research Association titled “Reykjavik is the Capital of Parsimony” took place in Reykjavik, Iceland. Among the LCSR members who presented at ESRA 15, there were four staff members and three associate researchers.
We are happy to recommend you a useful book on R-programming titled "Exploratory Data Analysis with R".
New article by Stefano Bartolini (University of Siena, Italy) and Francesco Sarracino (LCSR Senior Associate Researcher) titled "The Dark Side of Chinese Growth: Declining Social Capital and Well-Being in Times of Economic Boom" was published in World Development.