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Elena R. Iarskaia-Smirnova

  • Tenured Professor (2016)
  • Elena R. Iarskaia-Smirnova has been at HSE since 2008.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2011

    PhD
    Göteborgs universitet
    Thesis Title: Gender and Class in Russian Welfare Policy: Soviet Legacies and Contemporary Challenges

  • 1999
    Professor
  • 1997

    Doctor of Sciences* in Sociology of Culture
    Saratov State Technical University
    Thesis Title: Socio-cultural analysis of otherness

  • 1993

    Master in Social work
    Göteborgs universitet, Social work

  • 1989

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Philosophical Sciences
    Saratov Chernyshevsky State University
    Thesis Title: Philosophical analysis of folk culture

  • 1989

    Postgraduate programme in Philosophy
    Saratov Chernyshevsky State University, Social sciences

  • 1984

    Diploma in Mathematician
    Saratov Chernyshevsky State University, Mechanico-mathematical

* 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.
* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Other responsibilities

Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Social Policy Studies

Courses (2017/2018)

Courses (2016/2017)

Courses (2015/2016)

Courses (2014/2015)

Courses (2013/2014)

Courses (2012/2013)

Courses (2011/2012)

Courses (2010/2011)

Editorial board membership

  • 2003: Member of the Editorial Council, Женщина в российском обществе.

  • 2003: Deputy Editor-in-chief, Журнал исследований социальной политики (Journal of Social Policy Studies).

  • 2000: Member of the Editorial Council, Журнал социологии и социальной антропологии.

  • 1999: Member of the Editorial Council, ИНТЕРакция. ИНТЕРвью. ИНТЕРпретация (INTERaction. INTERview. INTERpretation).

  • 2014–2015: Guest Editor, Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal.

  • 2012–2014: Guest Editor, International Social Work.

Conferences

  • 2014
    Ежегодная научная конференция Сообщества профессиональных социологов "Социология и естествознание: междисциплинарные подхо-ды к изучению социальной реальности"- (Москва). Presentation: Социально опасное положение семьи и детей: анализ понятия и методология оценки
  • 4TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE FOR SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH (Bolzano). Presentation: Social work value system and ideology in today’s Russia: the practitioners’ attitudes and public images
  • 2013
    Against Social Suffering: Social Work in Alliance with the People with Disabilities in the Times of Crisis (Люблияна). Presentation: The Cultural Construction of Disability in Russia
  • 2012
    Embeddedness and Beyond: Do Sociological Theories meet Economic Realities? (Москва). Presentation: Doing gender and class in social welfare discourses and social work practice: ‘unfortunate families’ in Russia
  • Poverty and Survival strategies in Russia (У́ппсала ). Presentation: Parenting children with disabilities in Russia: institutions, discourses and identities
  • Poverty and Survival strategies in Russia (У́ппсала ). Presentation: Parenting children with disabilities in Russia: institutions, discourses and identities
  • Embeddedness and Beyond: Do Sociological Theories meet Economic Realities? (Москва). Presentation: Doing gender and class in social welfare discourses and social work practice: ‘unfortunate families’ in Russia
  • Конференция по проблемам социальных лифтов и медицинской помощи для детей-сирот с инвалидностью «Белое на чёрном. 10 лет спустя…». Presentation: Инвалидность. Культура. Общество
  • 2011
    Социальная политика в контексте трансформаций российского общества: реформы и повседневность (Москва). Presentation: Социальные работники как агенты перемен?
  • 10th Conference of the European Sociological Association (Женева). Presentation: Youth policy in Russia: pluralism or unification?

  • 10th Conference of the European Sociological Association (Женева). Presentation: Translating global health policy agendas: comparing primary care reforms in England, Germany and Russia
  • 9th Annual ESPAnet Conference "Sustainability and transformation in European Social Policy" (Валенсия). Presentation: Social workers as agents of change? Russian context

  • 2010
    Present difference: the cultural production of disability (Манчестер). Presentation: Heroes and spongers: iconography of disability in Soviet poster and film
  • Visual studies of Immedia: Exploring the postmodern immediacy of mass media (Вильнюс). Presentation: Visual methods in the studies of social problems
  • Family, Health, and Reproduction (Сигтуна). Presentation: “Yes-yes, I remember you! You are our unfortunate family!” Symbolic classification in contemporary Russian social welfare discourse
  • The 2010 Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development (Гонконг). Presentation: Disability and society in today’s Russia: nurturing social cohesion attitudes
  • VIII Международный конгресс по изучению Центральной и Восточной Европы (ICCEES VIII World Congress) (Стокгольм). Presentation: The cultural construction of disability in Russia: Soviet legacies and new images
  • "Sociology on the Move", XVII ISA World Congress of Sociology (Гётеборг). Presentation: Public discourse and social work language in today’s Russia

  • VIII Международный конгресс по изучению Центральной и Восточной Европы (ICCEES VIII World Congress) (Стокгольм). Presentation: Who is guilty and what to do? Discourses on family and demography in social policy: current trends and legacy of the past
  • "Sociology on the Move", XVII ISA World Congress of Sociology (Гётеборг). Presentation: Identity Policy of Social Anthropologists / Ethnographers in Post-Soviet Russia: Obstacles to International Integration
  • 7 научная конференция «Социальная политика: вызовы XXI века» (Москва). Presentation: Модернизация работы с семьей и детьми: внедрение технологий оценки
  • 2009
    9th Conference of European Sociological Association "European Society or European Societies?" (Лиссабон). Presentation: Disability imagined: heroes and spongers in Soviet visual policy
  • 9th Conference of European Sociological Association "European Society or European Societies?" (Лиссабон). Presentation: Visual studies of social problems: teaching and research
  • 9th Conference of European Sociological Association "European Society or European Societies?" (Лиссабон). Presentation: проведение секции «Гражданское общество и публичная социология в России»
  • Studies of Teaching and Learning (Будапешт). Presentation: обсуждение программы исследований

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Neighbours: Who is Close to HSE in Rankings. Part 2, Sociology

We continue talking about universities that are alongside HSE in the 51–100 group in various subject areas in the QS ranking. Today we have sociologists speaking about their ‘neighbours in the ranking’.

New Tenured Professors at HSE

On April 29, 2016 at the Academic Council meeting 25 HSE Professors were conferred the status of Tenured Professor.

Cooperation Agreement Signed between University of Southampton and HSE

The Higher School of Economics and the University of Southampton (United Kingdom) have signed a cooperation agreement to expand their research collaboration and to facilitate academic and student mobility between the two universities.

Education and Documentary Films

From November 5th – 12th a group of lecturers from Moscow and Saint Petersburg HSE campuses participated in an intensive continuing education course at the Central European University (Budapest).