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International Research Conference "Interaction. Integration. Inclusion". December 21, 2020.

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It is a pleasure to invite you to the International Research Conference “Interaction. Integration. Inclusion” on December 21, 2020. The conference is organized by the International Laboratory for Social Integration Research (https://www.hse.ru/en/ilsir/), National Research University “Higher School of Economics”.

A major problem facing Central and Eastern European countries is how to successfully promote social and cultural integration in ways that are developmentally sustainable into the future. Examining, comparing and learning from approaches to socio-cultural integration, taken by different regions and countries in different fields, with focus on the problems affecting inclusion of marginalized and vulnerable groups are discussed on the conference. 


•  Inclusive development for developing countries;

•  Inclusion in urban communities (neighbourhoods);

•  Multiculturalism and intercultural education;

•  Role and potential of new technologies in overcoming social isolation and enhancing integration;

•  Health and well-being in the context of socio-economic and cultural transformations. 


Key Speakers

Dr. Elena Iarskaya-Smirnova (HSE, Moscow, Russia)

Dr. Linda J. Cook (Brown University, USA, HSE, Moscow, Russia)



Important Dates

Deadline for abstracts submission: December 05, 2020.
The submission form has to contain: information about the speaker (last name, first name; place of work; position; academic degree and title; title of the presentation; abstracts (up to 3000 words); and language of presentation of the report

Please send your requests and abstracts to makozlova@yandex.ru

Notification of acceptance and publication of the conference program on IL SIR web-page (https://www.hse.ru/en/ilsir/): December, 12, 2020


Working Languages


The working languages of the conference are English, Russian. 

Duration of the speech-15 minutes


For all enquiries, please contact:  makozlova@yandex.ru

Please register for the conference here 

We look forward to seeing you at the International Conference “Interaction. Integration. Inclusion”!