On April 21 researchers from the “Sociology of Religion” laboratory presented a variety of research projects conducted at the university.
The head of the “Sociology of Religion” laboratory, archpriest Nikolay Emelyanov presented a report “The temporal structure of the activities of an Orthodox priest and the religious supply in Russia” in the framework of the project “Priest in the Church and society: Analysis of time-budgets”.
Elena Prutskova presented a report “Preparation for the celebration of Easter (based on the poll in queue for the blessing of Easter cakes in the temples of the Eastern vicariate of Moscow on the Holy Saturday 2016)”.
Elena Melkumyan presented a report “Social portraits of Orthodox believers (based on the survey “Holy Saturday: An opinion poll in the temples of the Eastern Vicariate of Moscow”)”.
Both reports are aimed at analysing the results of the project “Holy Saturday: An opinion poll in the temples of the Eastern Vicariate of Moscow on the 30th of April 2016″. The study was carried out with the support of PSTGU Development Foundation.
Olga Borisova presented a report “The importance of religion in modern Russian fertility processes”; report was prepared with the support of PSTGU Development Foundation based on a number of projects conducted by our laboratory: “Fertility and social support networks: determinants of large families’ formation”, “Three Moscow parishes”, “Social support networks in the Orthodox church community”.
Ivan Zabaev, the scientific advisor of the “Sociology of Religion” laboratory, prepared a report “Humility and a gift: selective affinity of institutions and ethics at the Russian Orthodox Church parish”.
Kirill Markin presented a report “The reasons for non-attendance of the Church among the Orthodox Russians believers”.
Both of the latter reports were prepared in the framework of the Russian-Swiss research project “Religion and patterns of social and economic organization. Elective affinity between religion and economy in Christian denominations in Switzerland and Russia”. The project is supported by the RFH grant No. 16-23-41006.