The Third Nordic Conference on South Asian Studies for Young Scholars took place from the 16th to 18th of August in Sweden.
Summer Field Research 2011: A Two-Week Course “The Combination of Theory and Practice Based on Community Studies”
Summer Field Research 2011: A Two-Week Course “The Combination of Theory and Practice Based on Community Studies”.
From June 3 to June 5, 2011 in the suburban boarding house “Sunny Meadow” a seminar on "Tools and practices for the development of young researchers" was held. 36 students from different faculties of bachelor and master programs of the HSE who are interested in academic career took part in the seminar. Among them was a researcher from our laboratory, Catherine Kuldina.
Evgeny Kochkin presented his report "Gender Bias in Educational Expectations of Children from Indian Rural Area" at the conference dedicated to South-Asian studies at Humboldt University.
The director of the Sociology of Education and Science Laboratory Daniel Alexandrov, senior researchers Valeria Ivanuishina and Vlada Baranova have reported about the largest and most detailed study of migrant children in Saint-Petersburg in recent years.
On May, 13th the National Research University-Higher School of Economics at St. Petersburg hosted the international round table on environmental history, organized by SESL and the Department of Humanities.
In March, 2011 Daniel A. Alexandrov, deputy head of St. Petersburg branch of the National Research University-Higher School of Economics (HSE) in science and director of the Sociology of Education and Science Laboratory, visited the Universities of Frankfurt, Mannheim and Bamberg.
Intensive seminars on social network analysis (SNA) held by specialists from University of Groningen, Netherlands, took place at the Sociology of Education and Science Laboratory (SESL) in the middle of April.
On April 11-13 intensive seminars on network analysis were held in the Laboratory. They were held by invited specialists in this field from the University of Groningen.