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?”.
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.
On March 24, 2020, a joint seminar was held at the International Laboratory for Social Integration Research and the Department of General Sociology of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Higher School of Economics. Volha Verbilovich, Master of Sociology and Lecturer for the School of Media, presented a report on her dissertation entitled “Disability Category in the Public Sphere”, which performed under the guidance of the Head of the Laboratory, PhD, professor of the Department of General Sociology E.R. Iarskaya-Smirnova.