LCSR and Journal "Monitoring of Public Opinion: Economic and Social Changes" announce special issue call for papers «Happiness and Subjective Well-being in Russia» (Volume 1, 2020). Guest editors: Eduard Ponarin (PhD, LCSR head), Anna Almakaeva (PhD, LCSR deputy head) and Natalia Gashenina (PhD, Public Opinion Foundation – FOM). Manuscripts should be submitted in Russian or in English by the 31st of July 2019.
On April, 11th Chief Research Fellow of the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research Ronald Inglehart will give a lecture in Sakharov Center, Moscow. Professor Inglehart will cover the issues of contemporary authoritarianism in world politics. To register, please, follow the link (in Russian).
A new book by the Member of the WVSA Governing Board Pippa Norris (Harvard University, Massachusetts) and WVSA Founding President Ronald Inglehart (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) “Cultural Backlash: Trump, Brexit, and Authoritarian Populism” is being published now by Cambridge University Press.
Ronald Inglehart, LCSR Chief Research Fellow, topped the Most-Cited Scholars Rating which is compiled by American Political Science Association (APSA). LCSR team sincerely congratulates Ron on this marvellous achievement!
Aigul Mavletova, Senior Research Fellow at the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research and Assistant Professor at the Department for Analysis of Social Institutions, officially entered the Editorial Board of international interdisciplinary scientific journal «Field Methods».
Eric Uslaner Presented New Research Project within the Framework of the 8th LCSR International Workshop
On April, 13th, the last day of the XIXth April International Academic Conference on Social and Economic Development in HSE, Professor Eric M. Uslaner gave a key lecture on “National Identity and Political Polarization”. It was held within the framework of the 8th LSCR International Workshop “Quantitative Research of Social Changes across the World”.
The Contribution to Science and Education Award, established by the HSE, recognises outstanding contributions to academic development and international academic cooperation.
Andrey Scherbak and Alexey Bessudnov Presented Results of the Research Project on Ethnic Hierarchy in the Russian Labour Market
On April, 10th, the first day of the XIXth April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, Andrey Scherbak (HSE) and Alexey Bessudnov (University of Exeter) gave a special lecture called “Ethnic Hierarchy in the Russian Labour Market”. It was held within the framework of the 8th LCSR International workshop “Quantitative Research of Social Changes Across the World”.
On April 10th Christian Welzel gave a lecture on “Rethinking Measurement In-Equivalence: Or Why We Should Forget about MGCFA” at the 8th LCSR International Workshop. Read more about this in the publication.