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Institute for Social Policy

The Institute was founded in January 2016 as a university research unit aimed at conducting basic and applied research, as well as expert review and analytical analysis in the field of social policy at the federal, regional and municipal levels.

The Institute's goal is to develop comprehensive and future-oriented studies in social policy with a focus on microsimulation of its impact on the household sector.

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Publications
Book
Poverty and Social Exclusion in the New Russia

Manning N., Veit-Wilson J., Abrahamson P. et al.

L.: Routledge, 2017.

Book chapter
俄罗斯中等收入群体的就业与工作 (Characteristics of Employment of Russian Middle Income Groups)

Anikin V. A.

In bk.: 中国和俄斯的 中等收入群体:影响和趋势 (Middle-income groups in China and Russia: influences and trends). Social Sciences Academic Press, 2018. Ch. 5. P. 74-92.

Working paper
Social Stratification by Life Chances: Evidence from Russia

Anikin V. A., Lezhnina Y. P., Mareeva S. et al.

Sociology. WP BRP. National Research University Higher School of Economics, 2017. No. 80/SOC/2017.

News

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17 October 2018

Pavel Shulgin took part in the Round table of the Foundation for the development of civil initiatives on the theme "Modernization of cultural policy»

On October 16, the Foundation for the development of civil initiatives "Dialogue" together with The Gaidar Institute of economic policy held a Round table on the theme "Culture and cultural policy in the process of modernization of the country: problems and solutions".

10 October 2018

The regular seminar "Migration studies": Mikkel Rytter “The Power of Love: Visibility and Mobility among Sufi Muslims at the Margins of the Danish Welfare State”

On October 9, 2018 was held a session of the regular seminar "Migration studies" together with the “International Seminar Series in Sociology” organized by the Higher School of Economics School of Sociology and the Institute of Social Policy. Mikkel Rytter, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology (Aarhus University, Denmark) presented her recent research “The Power of Love: Visibility and Mobility among Sufi Muslims at the Margins of the Danish Welfare State”.  

2 October 2018

On October 2, 2018, the Institute for Social Policy held a scientific seminar on the topic “Healthy lifestyle in old age: barriers and opportunities”

The seminar moderated by Oksana Sinyavskaya, deputy director of the Institute, heard a presentation by Dr. Elena Selezneva, Senior Research Fellow of the Center for Comprehensive Social Policy Studies.

26 September 2018

On September 20, Daniel Kashnitsky spoke as a panelist at the expert section "Moral Aspects and Ethics of Legal Regulation of International Migration" as a part of the conference "Migration and International Law"

The conference was organized by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, and the International Committee of the Red Cross. The event was held in Moscow on September 19-21, 2018.

14 September 2018

How the pension reform will protect the rights of the working citizens in the pre-retirement age?

Lilia Ovcharova, director for Social Studies, HSE, director of the Institute for Social Policy, answered this question in the live broadcast of the program ‘OTRrazhenie’ (‘Reflection’) of the OTR Channel.

Pavel Shulgin took part in the Round table of the Foundation for the development of civil initiatives on the theme "Modernization of cultural policy»

On October 16, the Foundation for the development of civil initiatives "Dialogue" together with The Gaidar Institute of economic policy held a Round table on the theme "Culture and cultural policy in the process of modernization of the country: problems and solutions".

Illustration for news: The regular seminar "Migration studies": Mikkel Rytter “The Power of Love: Visibility and Mobility among Sufi Muslims at the Margins of the Danish Welfare State”

The regular seminar "Migration studies": Mikkel Rytter “The Power of Love: Visibility and Mobility among Sufi Muslims at the Margins of the Danish Welfare State”

On October 9, 2018 was held a session of the regular seminar "Migration studies" together with the “International Seminar Series in Sociology” organized by the Higher School of Economics School of Sociology and the Institute of Social Policy. Mikkel Rytter, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology (Aarhus University, Denmark) presented her recent research “The Power of Love: Visibility and Mobility among Sufi Muslims at the Margins of the Danish Welfare State”.  

Illustration for news: On October 2, 2018, the Institute for Social Policy held a scientific seminar on the topic “Healthy lifestyle in old age: barriers and opportunities”

On October 2, 2018, the Institute for Social Policy held a scientific seminar on the topic “Healthy lifestyle in old age: barriers and opportunities”

The seminar moderated by Oksana Sinyavskaya, deputy director of the Institute, heard a presentation by Dr. Elena Selezneva, Senior Research Fellow of the Center for Comprehensive Social Policy Studies.

On September 20, Daniel Kashnitsky spoke as a panelist at the expert section "Moral Aspects and Ethics of Legal Regulation of International Migration" as a part of the conference "Migration and International Law"

The conference was organized by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, and the International Committee of the Red Cross. The event was held in Moscow on September 19-21, 2018.

Illustration for news: How the pension reform will protect the rights of the working citizens in the pre-retirement age?

How the pension reform will protect the rights of the working citizens in the pre-retirement age?

Lilia Ovcharova, director for Social Studies, HSE, director of the Institute for Social Policy, answered this question in the live broadcast of the program ‘OTRrazhenie’ (‘Reflection’) of the OTR Channel.

Pavel Shulgin and Olga Shtele took part in the meeting of the Scientific Expert Council for Historical Settlements at the Federation Council

On September 10, the Federation Council, the upper House of the Federal Assembly, the Russian Parliament, held a meeting of the Scientific Expert Council for Historical Settlements. It discussed the creation of a list of historical settlements, their comprehensive development and the improvement of their investment attraction.

Pavel Shulgin and Olga Shtele took part in the UNESCO Forum on Intercultural Dialogue held in Kazan

On September 4-7, 2018, a UNESCO Forum on Intercultural Dialog was held in Kazan. The forum united the scientists and public figures from several dozens of countries. The major topic of the forum was the protection of the world heritage as an important part of the intercultural communication.

Illustration for news: On September 5, 2018 was held a session of the regular seminar "Migration studies"organized by the Higher School of Economics Institute of Social Policy

On September 5, 2018 was held a session of the regular seminar "Migration studies"organized by the Higher School of Economics Institute of Social Policy

Bhavna Dave (Department of Politics and International Studies, SOAS, University of London) presented her recent research "Securitization and Neoliberal Logic in Russia’s Labour Migration Governance"

On September 4, 2018, the Institute for Social Policy held a scientific seminar on the topic “Inequality and Welfare Dynamics in Russia during 1994-2015”

The seminar moderated by Alina I. Pishnyak, director of the center for studies of income and living standards, heard a presentation by Dr. Kseniya R. Abanokova, Junior Research Fellow of the Center for Comprehensive Social Policy Studies.

Illustration for news: Daniel Kashnitsky took part in the 19th Nordic Migration Research Conference

Daniel Kashnitsky took part in the 19th Nordic Migration Research Conference

The Conference took place on 15-17 August 2018 and was hosted by the Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society of the Linköping University, Sweden. Daniel presented a paper called "A trap of forced illegality for HIV-positive migrants in Russia".