The Educational-Scientific Center of Applied Ethnology
Centerís curriculum fulfills the specialized requirements of
student-ethnograqhers among various applied problems of modern ethnology and
Included among the many subjects covered in seminars and practical labs,
prospective students may pursue specialization in ethnosociology, ethnical
cartography, statistical methods in ethnology, methods of organization and
construction of field expedition work, findings of interethnic conflict and more.
All courses are conducted by the staff of the center and further by the
department of ethnology.
The Centerís scientists and researches devise methods of mass
ethnological (ethnosociological, ethnopolitical) research,
leading to itís application in various regions of the Russian
Since its founding, the Centerís scientists have organized expeditions
and census research for the populations of the Ural and Volga republics.
An important aspect of the investigation work is the study of the dynamic
ethnological situation in the Ural and Volga regions (research was conducted in
Chubashi and Bashkir).
A critical aspect of the Centerís scientific work is the study of the
modernization of the Russian peasantry and the cultivation of concepts of
agrarian reform in the Russian Federation.
The Centerís scientists are all professional members of the Federation
Counsel For the Development of Agrarian Reform chaired by E.S.Stroev.