Researchers at the HSE Laboratory of Cultural Economics (LCE) in St. Petersburg studied museums’ visitation policies during the lockdown measures. From June 1 – 9, 2020, the Laboratory of Cultural Economics joined the Russian Union of Museums to conduct a survey of 230 museums.
On June 16, Gordin Valery Ernstovich, head of the Laboratory of Culture Economics, was the speaker of an online seminar which was held as a part of the continuing education course “Technologies for Organization and Promotion of Events” developed by the Institute of Cultural Programs.
Tutors and lecturers of the master's program “Cultural and event tourism management” V.E. Gordin, Ya.V. Shokola, I.A. Sizova and A.N. Kudelkina, a first-year student of the program, gave a presentation at the State Hermitage at the seminar “Visitor and Attendance. Organizational, legal and economic aspects”. Their presentation was the result of the research conducted over the past year.
At the beginning of May, the AtlasBusinessTourismSpecialInterestGroup Conference was held in Porvoo, Finland's second oldest city. Together with scientific adviser Y. V. Shokola and academic program supervisor V. E. Gordin, a student of Master's program presented a report on study called “Usage of the cultural aspect in the promotion of MICE tourism products in leading world centers”.
Presentation of the MP “Cultural and event tourism management” at the round table in the State Hermitage
On April 4, the seventeenth round table devoted to the theme of “Museums and the problems of cultural tourism” was held at the State Hermitage Museum. During it representatives of HSE - St. Petersburg - MP “Cultural and event tourism management”- Professor V. Gordin, Senior Lecturer Y.V. Shokola and 2nd year MP student A.A. Fokina gave a presentation.
The results of the project of the Laboratory of Cultural Economics are presented at the international conference ENTER 2019
From January 29 to February 1, ENTER 2019 - international tourism conference was held by IFITT (International Federation for Information Technologies, Travel & Tourism) in Nicosia. The tutor of the management department and the staff member of the Laboratory of Cultural Economics Alexey Gorgadze presented the first results of a large project on the study of the tourism product of the imperial capitals.
Laboratory of Cultural Economics participated in the Coference "St. Petersburg — We Accept Tourists"
At the end of June the Laboratory of Cultural Economics participated in the Coference "St. Petersburg — We Accept Tourists".
The Cinference was organized by KASSIR.RU in the Saint Petersburg Court Chapel. Alexey Gorgadze - research assistant of LEK - submitted the report "Digital traces of cultural tourism".