Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, together with the International Laboratory for Social Integration Research at Moscow’s Higher School of Economics, is launching a course on the study of diversity in society.
Inclusion is becoming more and more popular in society - both as a philosophical concept and as a way of working with communities, as a norm of a new ethics. This term is heard by everyone, but it is not always perceived in the same way by different participants in the process - people with disabilities, public organizers, administrators. On December 10 and 11, 2020, the OMK-Uchastiye Charitable Foundation, which specializes in the development of inclusive culture in the city of Vyksa, Nizhny Novgorod Region, held an online conference “Inclusion in a modern small town: how to make it work?”.
Employees of the ILSIR participated in the conference "Social Dynamics. Inequalities, Integration, Mobility and Migration»
Conference “Social dynamics. Inequalities, integration, mobility and migration” organized by the Budapest Center for Social Sciences (Hungarian Academy of Sciences Center of Excellence) took place on November 16-17 online. The purpose of the conference was to gain a clearer picture of social shifts and immobility in the post-millennium international context.
June 18, 2020 at the on-line seminar of IL SIR, Andrey Kozlov the leading researcher of the laboratory, gave presentation ‘How Body Size Follows Social Changes in Arctic Generations: the Case of Western Siberia’. Researchers from Russia and Canada took part in the seminar. Discussants: Dr.Tracey Galloway (Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto Mississauga) and Prof.Elena Tarasenko (Higher School of Economics).
Our Laboratory has joined an international research project on how Families with Children with Special Needs are coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic.
On May 29, 2020 a junior research fellow at the laboratory Nikita Bolshakov made a report on the topic ‘The Problems of Professional Education for Deaf and Hearing-Impaired Students’ during the joint online seminar of the IL SIR and The Research group on disability anthropology of the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of RAS.
Sociological Researches of Inclusive Education: What Can They Offer Parents of Children with Disabilities?
On May 1, 2020, the international webinar of the International Laboratory for Social Integration Research was held together with the “Autism. Regions” association and the “Vykhod” Foundation for parents, teachers and researchers from different regions of Russia, as well as from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
On April 16, 2020, the second research seminar was held at the International Laboratory for Social Integration Research. Daria Salnikova, senior lecturer of the department of higher mathematics and junior research fellow of the IL SIR, presented the results of her dissertation research conducted under the supervision of professor V.V. Radaev. The study is devoted to examining the existing gap between subjective and objective economic well-being.