The aim of the department is to achieve decision advantage in the fields of comparative social research, sociology of young people, sociology of science and education, and research into cultural diversity and tolerance. The department maintains close research ties and partnerships with the European University in St Petersburg, the HSE Moscow Sociology department, the RAS Institute of Sociology in St Petersburg and many other international partners. Faculty are all experienced teachers and researchers from leading Russian and western universities and research centres.
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Like last time, the course was held at the European College of Liberal Arts in Belarus. Within the framework of the study, the main directions of body policies that problematize key aspects of physicality in the context of social, cultural and legal regulation has been considered. Such topics as "Biopower, biopedagogy and vital policies", "Body and reproduction", "Body and Life", "Body and Opportunities", "Body and death."Nadezda noted that the mini-course was highly productive. Despite the short duration of the course (classes were held from 2 to 6 May), she was able to get all the information across to the audience and to have a fruitful discussion about the current Belarusian context.