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On March 26, 2018, the First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Muftis of Russia and the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Russian Federation Rushan hazrat Abbyasov met at the Moscow Cathedral Mosque scholars working in the field of migration studies

Ekaterina Demintseva, director of the Centre for Qualitative Social Policy Research and Dmitry Oparin, research fellow at the same center, attended the meeting and presented some results of their research.

On March 12, 2018, Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute, took part in the “Moscow Active Longevity 2018” Forum

The Forum was held within the framework of the Moscow Government pilot project aimed at creating better conditions for the elderly Muscovites. The forum participants discussed various city programs aimed at helping senior citizens to realize their full potential. The programs will provide elderly people with the opportunities of studies, employment, and leisure and sport activities.

Russian population in 2017: incomes, expenses and social well-being. HSE monitoring: results of the year

A new issue of the HSE Monitoring of the incomes, expenses and social well-being of the Russia population was published on the page of the Institute for Social Policy. The final issue for 2017 contains official statistics review for 12 months of the past year and analysis of four waves of data specially organized for monitoring the population survey.

Roundtable "Myths of Old Age"

On February 15, 2018, the roundtable on "Myths of Old Age" was held  at the Kudrin Foundation for the Development of Civil Initiatives. The event was attended by Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, and Oxana Sinyavskaya, deputy director of this institute.

Social forum “Responsible business-government cooperation for sustainable social development”

On February 7, 2018, a Social forum on the topic “Responsible business-government cooperation for sustainable social development” was held within the framework of the Russian Business week. Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, co-moderated the discussion.

Illustration for news: International Scientific Conference "Active Age: Seniors on the Labour Market in Germany and Russia"

International Scientific Conference "Active Age: Seniors on the Labour Market in Germany and Russia"

The International Scientifi Conference "Active Age: Seniors on the Labour Market in Germany and Russia" organized by the Institute for Social Policy of the Higher School of Economics and the Department of Labour, Social Affairs and Health of the German Embassy in Russia, was held in Moscow on 22 January 2018.

The Gaidar Forum

On January 16, 2018, an expert discussion “Will the social policy remain a national priority?” was held within the framework of the Gaidar forum. Lilia Ovcharova, director of the Institute for Social Policy, and Natalia Zubarevich, chief research fellow of the Centre for Studies of Income and Living Standards of this Institute, took part in the discussion.

Illustration for news: "Creating and using social infrastructure by migrants. The case of Central Asian migrants in Moscow": a presentation by Ekaterina Demintseva at the seminar of the Center for the Study of Russia, the Caucasus and Eastern Europe, EHESS, Paris

"Creating and using social infrastructure by migrants. The case of Central Asian migrants in Moscow": a presentation by Ekaterina Demintseva at the seminar of the Center for the Study of Russia, the Caucasus and Eastern Europe, EHESS, Paris

On November, 13, 2017, Ekaterina Demintseva presented her study of the ways urban infrastructure is created and used by by migrants from Central Asia in Moscow at the seminar of the Center for the Study of Russia, the Caucasus and Eastern Europe (CERCEC), EHESS, Paris.

"City and migrants. The use of urban infrastructure by migrants in Moscow": a presentation by Ekaterina Demintseva at the University of Nanterre

On November 9, 2017, Ekaterina Demintseva gave a talk on "City and migrants. The use of urban infrastructure by migrants in Moscow" at the University of Nanterre (Université Paris Ouest Nanterre). Presentation featured the findings from her fieldwork that illuminate such issues as the ways migrants understand  the city, the extent to which they are able to use its social infrastructure, as well as to create that of their own.

Illustration for news: The conference “Migration: new trends and directions”

The conference “Migration: new trends and directions”

On the 26-27th of October 2017 the conference “Migration: new trends and directions” took place in the Higher School of Economics. The conference was co-organized by the Higher School of Economics, Oxfam in the Russian Federation and Centre for Franco-Russian Research in Moscow (CEFR). Among 240 participants of the conference there were migration specialists from academia, Russian and international civil society organizations, international organizations and governmental institutions. More than 40 research reports, based on empirical studies and covering a wide range of issues pertaining migration and migration policy were presented within the 2 days of the conference. The conference became a multi-disciplinary platform for discussions on methodology of migration research, studies of transnationalism, issues of integration and adaptation of migrants as well as economic, social and cultural aspects of migration.