October 26-29 VI Annual Winter School “Actual Sociology and Challenges of modern Age: new trends in theory and methods” was held in Saint-Petersburg State University.
It was the motto of the 3rd International Conference on Internet Science-2016, which was attended by members of the LINIS. September 12-14 in Florence, scientists, practitioners and politicians from around the world came together to discuss socially important problems and their solutions.
Increasing attention is drawn to the problem of HIV and AIDS, in particular to the problem of denial of their existence. HSE-researchers contributed to the understanding of this phenomenon, describing existing online community of AIDS- dissidents.
Pictures in the social network sites Instagram provide many personal information: who are friends of you, what do you eat, how do you prefer to relax and so on. People pictorialize the surrounding, in particular, the city environment. The participants of Summer School «Digital Traces I: Meta-Morphologies of St. Petersburg» made an attempt to analyze in which way city folk construct the digital “face” of city in their own Instagram-accounts.
The Summer School on methods of research in the field of network analysis has been held in the International Laboratory Network Analysis (HSE, Moscow) for 6 years. This summer the intern-researcher of LINIS Yadviga Sinyavskaya participated in the work of the summer school held from1 to 5 August 2016 in Moscow.