A call for applications has been launched for the XI Congress of Anthropologists and Ethnologists of Russia to be held in Yekaterinburg on July 7-10. Organizers of the Congress are Association of Anthropologists and Ethnologists of Russia, Institute of History and Archaeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences Ural Branch, Ural Federal University n.a. the First President of Russia Boris N. Eltsin, RAS Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology n.a. N.N. Miklukho-Maklai, and the Sverdlovsk regional government.
On November 25 – December 6, 2014, Miklós Szabó, Research Fellow of Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest) will give an open seminar themed ‘Russian identity in the context of transformation’ at the Laboratory for Social and Anthropological Research.
On October 14, the conference ‘Man in a Changing World. Identity and Social Adaptation: Past and Present. Methodology, Methods and Practices of Research’, organized jointly by the Laboratory for Social and Anthropological Research and European Union Centre in Siberia (EUCES), has been opened at Tomsk State University.
On October 10-16, 2014, the Laboratory for Social and Anthropological Research hosted open lectures given by Professor Peter Finke, Co-Director of Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology (University of Zurich, Switzerland).
On September 25-27, 2014, a research conference ‘Korean Diaspora and the Issue of Korean Identity Preservation’, associated with the 150th Anniversary since the start of the Korean voluntary settlement to Russia, was successfully carried out at Tomsk State University.