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Kate Kuldina about the conference "Youth (Sub)cultures in Changing Societies"

On February, 2 – 4 the conference «Youth (Sub) cultures in Changing Societies» was held in Tallinn, Estonia. It was devoted to research of youth from different points of view. The University of Tallinn organized the conference. The junior researcher of laboratory, Ekaterina Kuldina tells about conference and her report.

Ethnic Сommunities in Social Networks (Collective Student Project)

A unique research project of ethnic groups in social networks has been started several months ago in SESL. This project is of special interest as the research group consists of initiative students from the department of sociology. Moreover, these students are experts in ethnic issues to some extent as they belong to ethnic groups.

Evgeny Kochkin about the conference ”Global Conclave of Young Scholars of Indian Education" in Delhi

On January 28, 2011 Evgeny Kochkin presented his paper at the conference "Global Conclave of Young Scholars of Indian Education". The conference was held in Delhi on January 27-29, 2011.

Happy Birthday!

On the 26th of November our laboratory celebrated the 3rd birthday. The abbreviation of the laboratory’s title is translated in English as “an elephant”. That is why the elephant has become our “totemic animal” and we collect all the possible images of it.

The Weakest Point of the New “Education Law” Is Academic Mobility

The academic community is a living system and it can not develop without the afflux of the new ideas. For Russia it is a point of high importance as right now the country is integrating into the international educational system. How does the new law “About Education” regulate academic mobility? The interview with professor of sociology and Associate Director for Research of the Higher School of Economics (SPb) Daniel A. Alexandrov.

Veronica Kostenko about TRANSMIG Conference in Stockholm

On the 12th of November Veronica Kostenko told the colleagues from the laboratory about the TRANSMIG conference, CEIFO, Stockholm University she has participated in. «TRANSMIG: Transnational Practices in Migration» conference was held in Stockholm in November 4-5.

I Know Some Nobel Prize Winners Who Refused to Participate

Daniel Alexandrov, professor of the Higher School of Economics, told us why the state should finance social sciences and who has a chance to get this money.

"Parallel St.Petesburg" Exhibition

SESL took part in the creation of an interactive exhibition “Parallel Saint-Petersburg” in the framework of the “Children’s days in Saint-Petersburg” festival. The exhibition is devoted to migrant children and teenagers of different nationalities whose families have been living in Saint-Petersburg for many years.

A meeting with Mexican and Brazilian guests: Alma Maldonado-Maldonado and Simon Schwartzman

SESL greeted Alma Maldonado-Maldonado from Mexico and Simon Schwartzman from Brazil who came to Saint-Petersburg after an international conference organized by HSE on October 27th 2010.

SESL researchers used to go to India for working and studying, but now Indian guests are coming to SESL!

SESL researchers used to go to India for working and studying, but now Indian guests are coming to SESL!