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Illustration for news: How Food Affects Political Regimes

How Food Affects Political Regimes

Andrey Scherbak, LCSR Senior Research Fellow, on how good nutrition can speed up the transition to democracy.

Call for Research Assistants at the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research

The Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) is looking for Research Assistants for its Moscow and St. Petersburg offices. Bachelor, master, or doctoral students reading for a degree in sociology, political science, or economics are particularly welcome to apply. Successful candidates will sign a part-time contract with the LCSR for 20 hours a week.

Postdoctoral Position in Belgium

The Centre for Sociological Research (CeSO), KULeuven has a vacancy for a post-doc position to analyse and report upon welfare attitudes of Russians in comparison to attitudes of citizens of a selection of European countries. Application deadline is 15 October 2016.

Christian Welzel will give lectures to the HSE graduate students

On 20th and 21st of September Christian Welzel will give two lectures to the students of the HSE master’s programme 'Comparative Social Research'.

Social Science Helps Solve Problems

Regional Conference on of World Association of Public Opinion Research dedicated to Survey Research and the Study of Social and Cultural Change is taking place at HSE Moscow September 15-17, 2016 in partnership with World Values Survey. Ronald Inglehart, Academic Supervisor of HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research and the Founding President of the World Values Survey (WVS) has talked to HSE News Service about the role of sociology in the modern world and the changes in values and beliefs around the world.

Illustration for news: Seven WAPOR Papers that will Amaze You

Seven WAPOR Papers that will Amaze You

The World Association for Public Opinion Research’s (WAPOR) annual regional conference ‘Survey Research and the Study of Social and Cultural Change’ kicks off at HSE on September 15, 2016.

Inglehart Celebrates His 82nd Birthday!

Laboratory staff congratulates Ronald Inglehart on his birthday.

WAPOR Regional Conference Program is Available Online

We are glad to inform you that the preliminary program of the WAPOR Regional Conference “Survey Research and the Study of Social and Cultural Change” is available online.

The 6th LCSR Summer School is Over in Moscow

The last day of the summer school was devoted to multivariate latent curve models.

The 9th Day of the LCSR Summer School: Between-Group Comparison of Trajectories

On Thursday, Prof. Kenneth Bollen addressed more complicated latent curve models. The lecturer talked about the between-group comparison of trajectories.