«In Our Universities, Sociologists Are not Taught to Theorize» (interview with G.A. Kliucharev)

Kliucharev G.A.

Head of Sociology of Education and Science Department of the Institute of Sociology of FCTAS RAS; Professor at the National Research University – Moscow Power Engineering Institute; Editor-in-Chief of the journal «Sociological Studies», Moscow, Russia Kliucharev@mail.ru

Demidenko S.Yu.

Research Fellow, State Academic University for the Humanities, Executive Secretary (editor) of the journal «Sociological Studies» (demidsu@yandex.ru), Moscow, Russia demidsu@yandex.ru

DOI: 10.31857/S013216250005776-6
ID of the Article: 7730

For citation:

Kliucharev G.A., Demidenko S.Yu. «In Our Universities, Sociologists Are not Taught to Theorize» (interview with G.A. Kliucharev). Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2019. No 7. P. 11-18


Interview with Sociological Studies Editor -in-Chief Professor G.A. Kliucharev touches upon some key issues of editorial policies, as well as problems of engagements with the authors, of outlook for the journal development, etc. Themes of methodology and methods were discussed, ranging from Big Data to social ontology. Interdisciplinarity, so the interviewee, is a basic attribute of contemporary social science research. Also the issue of promising lines for Russian sociology is debated, along with the crucial knots of sociologists’ education, including postgraduate and postdoctoral one – within the framework of Lifelong learning and competencies of graduate sociologists.

Sociological Studies journal; Editor-in-Chief; contemporary sociology; sociology in Russia; sociological theorizing; methodology and methods of sociology
Content No 7, 2019