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Results of the tender for data collection

LCSR announces the winner of the tender for data collection of the 7th wave of the World Values Survey (WVS-7) and the 5th wave of the European Values Study (EVS-5).

On the new book by Ronald Inglehart

Cambridge University Press has accepted a new monograph by Ronald Inglehart for publication in early 2018. LCSR is prepares Russian-language translation of the book.

Values in Transtiton? ― Ronald Inglehart gave an interview to the Russia Today TV channel (23.04.2017)

Martin Luther King famously said that the arc of history is bending toward justice - a statement sometimes dismissed as too idealistic but one that may actually have a basis in social science. More than thirty years of research by Ronald Inglehart suggest that, in the long run, democratisation, with its attendant social and legal justice, is inevitable. But how long is that long run? To discuss this, Oksana is joined by Ronald Inglehart, Academic Supervisor of Laboratory for Comparative Social Research at the Higher School of Economics (HSE) during XVIII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development.

Aritificial Intelligence Society Breeds Insecurity and Xenophobia

Why did Trump win the election? Who votes for right-wing xenophobic populist parties? How do we account for Brexit? Ronald Inglehart, Academic Supervisor of HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research, traces the change in public opinion to rising inequality and the resulting cultural xenophobic backlash and prevailing feeling of insecurity.

First day of the 7th LCSR International Workshop “Subjective Well-being and Growing Inequality across the Globe”

We are pleased to announce that the 7th LCSR International Workshop “Subjective Well-being and Growing Inequality across the Globe” started on Tuesday, 11 April at the HSE, Moscow. The Seminar is organized within the XVII April International Academic Conference at the HSE. The event will last until April 14.

LCSR`s Post-Doc Positions in Comparative Studies

The Higher School of Economics Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) in Moscow, Russia invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of comparative studies.

8th Annual Conference in Political Economy “The Political Economy of Inequalities and Instabilities in the 21st Century” (Berlin, September 13-15, 2017)

IIPPE, CPERN and IPE call for general submissions for the Conference but particularly welcome those on its core themes of inequalities and instabilities, which will be the focus for the plenary sessions. Proposals for presentations will, however, be considered on all aspects of political economy. New participants committed to political economy, interdisciplinarity, history of economic thought, critique of mainstream economics, and/or their application to policy analysis and activism are encouraged to submit an abstract. Deadline is April 1, 2017.

How Food Affects Political Regimes

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

Ronald Inglehart gave the lecture “Modernization and Inequality: Trump, Brexit and Populism”

On Thursday, July 28, within the framework of the 6th International LCSR Summer School Professor Ronald Inglehart gave the lecture “Modernization and Inequality: Trump, Brexit and Populism.”

Outcome of the April Workshop

LCSR organized an 2nd international research workshop in Saint Petersburg on April 23-27, 2011.


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