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Sergey Gennadyevich Davydov

  • Sergey Gennadyevich Davydov has been at HSE University since 2009.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2014
    Associate Professor
  • 2000

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Social Philosophy
    Moscow Teacher Training University

  • 1996

    Moscow State Social 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.

Awards and Accomplishments

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)


  • 2023
    7th European Conference on Social Networks EUSN 2023 (Любляна). Presentation: Understanding Media Profession: A Network Analysis of Journalistic Roles Indicators
  • II Всероссийская научная конференция «Цифровизация общества: трансформация повседневных практик и исследовательских перспектив» (Москва). Presentation: Искусственный интеллект в российских медиа и коммуникациях: особенности развития
  • 2022
    Трансформация картины мира в глобальном информационном онлайн пространстве (Москва). Presentation: Феномен инфодемии
  • II Международная научная конференция «Интеракция, интеграция, инклюзия в эпоху социальных разрывов» (Москва). Presentation: Искусственный интеллект в сфере медиакоммуникаций: количественный анализ
  • 2021
    Communication and Artificial Intelligence: Challenges of Today and of the Future (Лима). Presentation: AI in Russia: State Policy, Journalism and Public Opinion
  • Automation and Data Driven Journalism Beyond the Western World (Хельсинки). Presentation: Perception of AI-Driven Technologies by Russian Experts and Public Opinion

  • 2020

    Всероссийская онлайн конференция с международным участием «Теоретическое наследие Т. М. Дридзе и фундаментальные проблемы управления современными социальными процессами (XX юбилейные чтения к 90-летию со дня рождения)» (Москва). Presentation: «Цифровая грамотность россиян в условиях пандемии COVID-19

  • 2019
    Character Assassination and Populism: Challenges and Responses (Вашингтон). Presentation: Not a Sex Scandal
  • XIII всероссийская научная конференция памяти Юрия Левады "Современное российское общество и социология" (Москва). Presentation: Контент-анализ плюс: подходы к исследованию рыночного дискурса
  • 2018
    First International Conference on Media, Communication and Journalism: Prospects and Challenges in Bangladesh and Beyond (Читтагонг). Presentation: Runet Economy: Measurement of Online Media Markets: Special Focus From Russia
  • 2017
    VI Санкт-Петербургский международный культурный форум (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Исторические проекты в эпоху инновационных форматов и социальных сетей
  • Revisiting Research on Russian Media (Washington, D.C.). Presentation: Russian Civil Activism and the Media
  • Character assassination in Theory and Practice (Washington D.C.). Presentation: The Coverage of ISIS in the Russian Mass Media
  • IAMCR 2017. Transforming culture, politics and communication: New Media, new territories and new discourses (Cartagena). Presentation: Fearures of ISIS coverage in the media
  • I Международный симпозиум по истории исследований сферы коммуникаций "Памяти Уилбура Шрамма" (Москва). Presentation: Современные исследования медиа и коммуникаций: темы, направления, институты
  • Образовательные институции и трансформации коллективной памяти о революционных событиях 1917 г. (Москва). Presentation: Представления о революционных событиях 1917 г. у московской молодежи
  • I Международный симпозиум по истории исследований сферы коммуникаций "Памяти Уилбура Шрамма" (Москва). Presentation: Современные исследования медиа и коммуникаций: темы, направления, институты
  • 2016

    V Международная научно-практическая конференция НАММИ "Актуальные проблемы медиаисследований - 2016" (Москва). Presentation: Результаты измерения цифровой грамотности в федеральных округах России

  • WAPOR 2016 Regional Conference "Survey Research and the Study of Social and Cultural Change" (Москва). Presentation: ISIS in International Media and Public Opinion
  • The Image of Islam in Russia (Uppsala). Presentation: Portraying Muslims and Terrorist Acts: A Comparative Russian-American Study of Character Attacks

  • 2015
    Наука о коммуникации как дисциплина и область знаний в современном мире: диалог подходов (Москва). Presentation: Использование теории уничтожения репутации в контент-аналитических исследованиях (на основе кейса «The Character Assassination Practices During Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Сrisis»)
  • 65th International Communication Association Annual Conference "Communication Across the Life Span" (Сан Хуан, Пуэрто Рико). Presentation: Different Mediums, Same Messages: Character Assassination Practices During the Ukrainian Crisis

  • 2014
    МЕЖДУНАРОДНАЯ НАУЧНО-ПРАКТИЧЕСКАЯ КОНФЕРЕНЦИЯ ««NEWS LITERACY И ПРОБЛЕМЫ СОВРЕМЕННОГО МЕДИАОБРАЗОВАНИЯ» (Москва). Presentation: "Экономика Рунета 2012-2013": основные результаты исследования
  • IAMCR 2014. Region as Frame: Politics, Presence, Practice (Хайдерабад). Presentation: Russian "Runet Economy": Expert Evaluation as a Method of Integration of Emerging Media Markets
  • Giving Voice to Cultures: Practices of Russia-Britain Cross-Cultural Communication in the 21st Century (Эдинбург). Presentation: The Russian Audience of the BBC in the 2000s
  • 2013
    Reception Study Society biannual conference (Millwaukee). Presentation: Social memory of Soviet Union and Multichannel Television Practices
  • "Middle" and "Creative": Emerging Russian Social Groups in Language and Culture (Эдинбург). Presentation: Construction of protest activity at the leading Russian TV channels during the electoral period in 2011-2012


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Employment history

2018-2019 - Academy of Media Industry, rector

2005-2011 - International Institute for Marketing and Social Reserach "GfK-Rus", head of media research department

2002-2005 - For Media LLC, marketing director

1999-2001 - All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company, consultant of the Audience research department

Timetable for today

Full timetable

ANR-Lab at the Grushin Conference

On April 11-13, 2024, the International Grushin Sociological Conference was held in Moscow. This is the main annual event for everyone who studies public opinion, understands and explains social processes and phenomena. This year's theme is “Metamorphoses of society and the research industry: new challenges.” ANR-Lab team took part in the conference and shared their impressions of the event.

The second DASS open day was dedicated to the impact of artificial intelligence on education.

Current issues of the influence of artificial intelligence systems on education of the online program 'Data Analytics and Social Statistics' were raised at the open day on March 4.

Sergei Davydov’s chapter was published in the book “Social Theory and PR”

The HSE Publishing House has published a collective monograph “Social Theory and PR”, which examines public relations activities through the prism of modern social theories.

Influence of artificial intelligence on education

Employees of ANR-Lab Sergey Davydov and Nataliya Matveeva took part in the study titled 'Influence of artificial intelligence on education' ('Digital economy').

Sergey Davydov took part in the media briefing of the Digital Economy ANO

Sergey Davydov, senior researcher at the ILSIR, spoke on January 30 at the presentation of the study “The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Education”

ANR-lab team members are experts in reviewing trends based on the results of the Grushin conference

Ivan Klimov and Sergey Davydov acted as experts in the trend review that followed the results of the Grushin VTsIOM conference. Using content analysis of the texts of the conference reports, a database of trend signals was formed, which were distributed into subject-thematic clusters and formed the basis of a matrix (map) of trends. Our colleagues gave their assessments of the forecasts that were compiled as part of the trend map.

Artificial intelligence in media and communications

Sergey Davydov, a Senior Research Fellow at our Laboratory, spoke at the XI media forum "Yenisei Russian Federation-2023", which was held from October 5 to 6, 2023 in Krasnoyarsk.

ANR-Lab staff at the EUSN 2023 conference on social networks

On September 4-8, the 7th European Conference on Social Networks EUSN 2023 was held in Ljubljana (Slovenia), where laboratory members presented their reports, learned about the latest developments in the field of network analysis, and also met with their colleagues from foreign universities.

On September 7, the MASNA open day took place

On September 7, another open house event was held for the Master of Applied Statistics with Network Analysis (MASNA) online master's programme.

‘This Summer School Made Me Realise How Important Data Analytics Actually Is Nowadays’

From July 4–8, the 14th Summer School ‘Methods and Tools for Analysing Social Networks’ was held by the International Laboratory for Applied Network Research (ANR Lab). The dissemination of knowledge about the most recent methods of network analysis is one of the goals of the laboratory. Social network analysis is an interdisciplinary field that studies networks of interactions between different objects (such as people, organisations, institutions, countries, words in texts, texts on the internet) and identifying hidden patterns within them.

Sergey Davydov spoke about network analysis on the example of the functions of museum workers

Sergey Davydov, Analyst at the International Laboratory for Applied Network Research and Lecturer of the Online Master’s Programme 'Applied Statistics with Network Analysis', talks about network analysis using the example of the functions of museum workers (video is in Russian).

How the 14th ANR-Lab Summer School 'Methods and Tools for Analyzing Social Networks' went

On July 8, the Summer School 'Methods and Tools for Analyzing Social Networks' ended. We present you a brief overview of the events that the ANR-Lab team held as part of the 14th Summer School.

The book «Internet in the Post-Soviet Area - Technological, Economic and Political Aspects» was published under the editorship of Sergey Davydov

The book is published in one of the most prestigious international publishers of scientific literature Springer and presents a comprehensive analysis of the Runet as a complex social phenomenon.

MASNA Graduation 2023

On July 3, the graduation of the master's programme 'Applied Statistics with Network Analysis' was held for students of the 2021 enrollment.

Artificial intelligence in media and communications

Sergey Davydov, Associate Professor of the Department of Sociology, Senior Research Fellow at the International Laboratory for Social Integration Research (HSE University), moderated and co-presented the results of a joint study of The Russian Association for Electronic Communications (RAEC), the HSE and the Faculty of Journalism of Lomonosov Moscow State University "Artificial intelligence in media and communications".

Runet Economy and its Prospects

On October 29, HSE and the Russian Association for Electronic Communications unveiled key research results on Runet Economy 2013-2014.