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Can Children Continue the Work of Their Fathers at the Same Level?

The Head of the Laboratory gave a comment to a news resource “Lenta.ru” about whether children can continue the work of their parents at the same high level, and on the difference between nepotism and dynasties.

A Master Program in Sweden

Earlier this year a SESL student Sasha Koptyaeva has been enrolled to a Master program at the Linköping University in Sweden. She shares her first impressions with us.

How Students Spend Their Time Online

On the 26th of September, a SESL post-graduate student Dmitry Simanovskiy presented his paper "In search of the digital divide: how the schoolchildren of Saint-Petersburg use the Internet for educational purposes?” at one of the regular SESL seminars.

APSA Annual Meeting 2016

From the 1st to the 4th September, the 112th annual meeting of the American Political Science Association took place in Philadelphia (USA), with the topic "Great Transformations: Political Science and the Big Questions of Our Time." A SESL Research Assistant Daria Kharkina attended this conference.

Artificial Intelligence, Social Networks and Web Technologies

From the 28th of August to the 4th of September, there was held the Summer School and Conference ISMW FRUCT on artificial intelligence, social networks and Web technologies. The staff of our laboratory and the students of the academic program on Sociology attended this Summer School.

Ksenia Tenisheva on her impressions of the Summer School in Social Sciences in Berlin

Almost two weeks, from the 17th to the 28th July, Ksenia Tenisheva spent in Berlin, at the Summer School in Social Sciences. 

Web Science Summer School 2016

Between the 30th of June to the 6th of July, a Web Science Summer School 2016 took place in the University of Koblenz (Germany), focused on the studies of the Internet and social media. Alina Bakhitova, a recent graduate from the second year of her bachelor course "Sociology and Social Informatics”, participated in the work of the school from HESP.

Web Science Summer School 2016

From June 30 to July 6 the Web Science Summer School 2016 was held at the University of Koblenz (Germany). The event was dedicated to the Internet and social media studies. Alina Bakhitova, who is studying Sociology and Social Informatics, took part and shares her impressions of the event. 

The Interest to the Chosen Vocation among Students of Colleges and Technical Schools of St. Petersburg

This year, our lab starts holding a regular seminar. On Thursday, the 10th of March, the SELS staff and students gathered together to discuss one of the lab projects.

The Conference on Media Studies

On the 12th of February, the Inter-University Research and Applied Conference of Bachelors, Masters and PhD students took place in Moscow, under the title of “Media research: theory, practice and research perspectives”. Daria Kharkina, a trainee researcher of SESL and the student of the 3rd year program in Sociology at HSE, presented there her talk, "Polarization and Mediator Sites in the News Communities at the Social Network VK".