This conference is one of the largest sociological forums in Europe, it takes place every two years and gathers representatives of different countries and universities, researchers in different fields. This year the conference was held at the University of Manchester and at the Manchester Metropolitan University.
On the 21st of August Matteo Moscatelli, a researcher at Family Studies and Research University Centre at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan, and Maria Goleva made a presentation «In Search of Relational Reflexivity at the Early Years of Marriage. A Comparative Study on Family Formation in Moscow and Milan». The paper was prepared in co-authorship with Ivan Pavlyutkin and Elisabetta Carrà, a professor of sociology at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart. The report was included in the section «Couple formation in digital age». The Russian part of the presentation was prepared by the research fellows of our laboratory within the framework of research-project «How are young families created and live in modern Russia? Comparison of laity and priest families».
On the 23rd of August Maria participated in the section «Parent-child relations, mothering and fathering practices V». She presented a report «The Social Meaning of Time in Family with Children: The Case of Russian Large Families». The speech was prepared within the framework of the project «The Paradox of Interrelation between Religion and Family in Modern Russia (Research grant RSF)».
The conference program is available here.