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Ivan Pavlyutkin

  • Ivan Pavlyutkin has been at HSE University since 2006.

Education and Degrees

  • 2010

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)

  • 2006

    HSE University

  • 2006

    Master's in Sociology
    HSE University, Sociology

  • 2005

    Moscow Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences

  • 2005

    University of Manchester

  • 2005

    University of Manchester, Sociology

  • 2004

    HSE University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

2014 Research visit. University of Oslo (Norway). University Merger and Sensemaking at the Threshold: Understanding Radical Organizational Change in Higher Education

2015 Research visit. Catholic University of the Sacred Heart (UNICATT, Italy). Relational sociology and family research

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2023, 2017, 2016, 2013

Young Faculty Support Programme (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "Future Professoriate" (2014-2015)

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)


The Paradox of Interrelation between Religion and Family in Modern Russia (Russian Science Foundation, Saint-Tikhon's University, 2018-2023, № 18-78-10089)

Religion and patterns of social and economic organization. Elective affinity between religion and economy in Christian denominations in Switzerland and Russia (RHF -SNSF, Saint-Tikhon's University, 2016-2019)

Fertility and social support networks: determinants of large families’ formation (2015-2016, grant in accordance with the decree of the president of the Russian Federation of 01.04.2015 № 79-rp).


  • 2014

    "Higher Education Diversity and Excellence for Society". The European Higher Education Society 36th Annual Forum (Essen). Presentation: Religiosity, Social Capital and Civic Engagement: Cluster Effects on Russian Undergraduate Programmes

  • "Дифференциация в динамично меняющихся системах высшего образования: вызовы и возможности", V Международная конференция Российской ассоциации исследователей высшего образования (Москва). Presentation: World Universities Rankings: Impacts on Universities Worldwide. Case of Higher School of Economics

  • 2012
    III Международная конференция Российской ассоциации исследователей высшего образования «Рождение и возрождение университетов» (Москва). Presentation: Going world-class through merger: how the state affects identity formation in Russian flagship universities
  • Embeddedness and Beyond: Do Sociological Theories meet Economic Realities? (Москва). Presentation: Constructing Organization across Institutional Boundaries: The Case of Orthodox University
  • 2011

    Debt: Interdisciplinary considerations of an enduring human passion (Кембридж). Presentation: To pay and not to pay: Symbolic meaning and structure of debt relationships in a Russian town

  • II международная конференция исследователей высшего образования "Университеты и государство" (Москва). Presentation: В поисках формулы слияния университетов: почему организационная культура имеет значение?
  • 2010
    32nd EAIR Forum “Linking Society and Universities: New Missions for Universities” (Valencia). Presentation: Breaking path-dependency: making sense of organizational change in Post-Soviet universities
  • 2009
    9th Conference of European Sociological Association "European Society or European Societies?" (Лиссабон). Presentation: Organizational identities and the quality processes in three Russian universities
  • CHER 22nd annual Conference, "Public Vices, Private Benefits? Assessing the role of markets in higher education" (Порту). Presentation: Marketization in Russian higher education: between economic logic and moral argument


Employment history


Senior Research Fellow, Head of the Family research group, Laboratory “Sociology of Religion”, Saint-Tikhon’s Orthodox University


Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Economic Sociology


Member of the Editorial Board, Journal “Higher Education in Russia and Beyond”.


Associate Professor, Department of Economic Sociology

National Research University Higher School of Economics


Program director at Annual International Conference of the Russian Association of Higher Education Researchers


Junior research fellow, Senior research fellow

Laboratory for studies in economic sociology

National Research University Higher School of Economics


Member of the Research Seminar in Sociology of Religion

Saint-Tikhon’s Orthodox University 


Junior research fellow

International Research Laboratory for Institutional Analysis of Economic Reforms, National Research University Higher School of Economics

Timetable for today

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Incompatible Alternatives: HSE Researchers on the Ambivalence of Power in the Twenty-first Century Economy

Ambivalence and a combination of contradictory principles are vividly manifested in the actions of government, its individual agents and institutions, as well as the everyday practices of economic subjects and citizens. The participants of the HSE Laboratory for Studies in Economic Sociology seminar discussed the book The Ambivalence of Power in the Twenty-First Century Economy: Cases from Russia and Beyond, recently published in the UK. Prepared by researchers from HSE University and foreign universities, the book focuses on the study of ambivalence in Russia and beyond.

Three to Ten

Why families choose to have more children, more often

Norwegian Professor to Discuss Latest Trends in Higher Education Research at Upcoming Conference

Professor Bjørn Stensaker, who teaches in the Department of Education at the University of Oslo, will be the plenary speaker at the 8th International Conference on Higher Education Research organized by the Russian Association of Higher Education Researchers in Moscow. The conference is due to take place October 19-21. In a recent interview with the HSE News Service, Professor Stensaker spoke about his latest research and the trends he sees in higher education, including the growing role of technology.