Institute of Sociology
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

About the Institute

The Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ISRAS) is a leading social research institution in the Russian Federation. It was created to advance social theory, engage in fundamental social studies and provide practical counsel to better the living conditions of the Russian population.

The Institute came into existence on June 14, 1968 as a further step to expand and develop the Department of Concrete social research of the Institute of Philosophy of the USSR Academy of Science.

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On February 19, 2018 the Institute of Sociology RAS held the theoretical and methodological seminar “Yadov Seminar”. I.A.Shmerlina made a report "Sociology and Biology: searching for "new synthesis".
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On February 19, 2018 the Institute of Sociology RAS held the theoretical and methodological seminar “Yadov Seminar”. I.A.Shmerlina made a report "Sociology and Biology: searching for "new synthesis".

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New article Oleg Yanitsky. Rivers without boundaries (RwB): Some preliminary remarks is published
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 New article "Oleg Yanitsky. Rivers without boundaries (RwB): Some preliminary remarks" is published. The RwB project (Simonov, 2017) marks a new stage in environmental sciences and politics: the turn to global interdisciplinary plans and projects. Speaking in spatial terms, this project embraces a great part of the Eurasia but in geopolitical terms it’s a true global project and action plan with a lot of local, regional, subcontinental and global consequences. The RwB not simply a particular project but the coalition of various specialists working on the project titled the Protection of the Eurasian Transboundary Rivers.


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Russian Youth in the Dynamics of Decades. Statistical Materials and Research Results. D.L. Konstantinovskiy,
G.A. Cherednichenko et al Russian Youth in the Dynamics of Decades. Statistical Materials and Research Results. D.L. Konstantinovskiy, G.A. Cherednichenko et al
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