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6.10.14 TSU Alma Mater on lectures themed ‘Post-socialism and the topography of happiness’

The TSU Alma Mater newspaper elaborates on lectures given at the TSU Laboratory for Social and Anthropological Research by Cambridge University lecturer Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov on the anthropology of post-socialism and today’s industry of happiness.

6.10.14 Alma Mater on the first meeting of mega grant holders

The TSU newspaper tells about the meeting of mega grants holders and the conference ‘Science of the future’ attended by TSU representatives, held on September 17-20 in Saint Petersburg. The newspaper also notes a lively interest expressed at the conference with regard to the TSU Laboratory for Social and Anthropological Research’s project ‘Man in a Changing World..’. 

26.09.14 N. Ssorin-Chaikov’s interview with Tomskiye Novosti

The Tomskiye Novosti newspaper published an interview with well-known anthropologist and ethnographer Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov (PhD in Anthropology from Stanford University), research fellow and lecturer at the Cambridge University Department of Social Anthropology.

18.09.14 Ssorin-Chaikov about the topography of happiness

On September 18, 2014, on the TV2 channel’s ‘Chas Pik’ programme, Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov, research fellow and lecturer at Cambridge University and leading researcher at the TSU Laboratory for Social and Anthropological Research presented his book ‘The topography of happiness: ethnographic contours of modernity’ dedicated to happiness as a universal cultural category.

17.09.14 Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov on ‘Radio Russia – Tomsk’

Cambridge University lecturer Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov speaks on the Radio Russia – Tomsk programme about what the anthropology of happiness is, and explains why in different conditions some of us feel happy whereas others do not, and also elaborates on how the industry of happiness has changed over the past twenty five years.

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