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Thursday, January 20

The Impact of Social, Economic and Political Inequalities on Health in Russia and CIS Countries
4:00 pm
Yuri Frantsuz, Fulbright Research Fellow
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies

In the presentation, Dr. Frantsuz will explore how various types of inequities shape health in Russia and post-Soviet countries. The talk will emphasize the methodology and challenges in researching this problem and will investigate the specifics of how inequalities impact major health differentials in various cultures and states depending on their institutional arrangements.

Speaker: Dr. Yuri Frantsuz is a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of New Mexico and a Research Fellow at the Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He is also a faculty member at the Smolny College of Liberal Arts and Science and the St. Petersburg University of Humanities and Social Sciences. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Minnesota. His areas of research interest include social and political demography, sociology of health, and social inequality and health.

Moderator: Professor Nancy Condee, Director
Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies