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8th Summer School on Design of Cross-Cultural Study

The Higher School of Economics International Laboratory for Sociocultural Research announces a call for participation in the 8th Summer School “Design of Cross-Cultural Study”.

The School will take place in Moscow region, June 18-21, 2018.

Participants will elaborate on their projects under the supervision of leading international researchers: Klaus Boehnke (PhD, Professor, HSE, Russia, Jacobs University, Bremen), Andreas Alif Hadjar (PhD, Professor, University of Luxembourg, Bern) and Fons van de Vijver (PhD, Professor, Tilburg University).

The working language of the School is English.

In order to participate in the Summer School, it is necessary: (1) to be officially employed by HSE as a researcher; (2) to fill out the application form and submit the extended abstract of your own research project in English. The study should be empirical and cover a topic in one of the following research fields: social psychology, cross-cultural psychology, economic psychology, and intercultural relations. The application form and the abstract should be emailed to ilscr.hse@gmail.com by  May 23, 2018

The abstract should contain the following key elements:

1)     problem statement;

2)     research aim and objectives;

3)     main theories underlying the study;

4)     research questions or hypotheses (including rationale);

5)     proposed sample, procedure, and methods of data analysis;

6)     results;

7)     discussion.

The required volume is 2-3 pages, Times New Roman 12, double spaced. The abstract needs to be written independently, without the assistance of a translator or an editor.

The results of the competitive selection will be announced by May 30, 2018. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to reject any application without explanation. 

Participation in the School is free of charge for members who have passed competitive selection. Participants selected should confirm their participation before June  3, 2018.