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OPEN COURSE “THE RISE AND FALL OF COMPLEX SOCIETIES”

04.21.2020

OPEN COURSE “THE RISE AND FALL OF COMPLEX SOCIETIES”

Civilization represents the apex of human socio-political achievement and its destruction the epitome of societal failure. We will evaluate definitions of civilization and collapse and conduct a survey of civilizations from history. Cultures examined will span the Bronze Age to Modernity and from geographical regions covering Eurasia to the Americas.…

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OPEN LECTURE “THE FUTURE OF THE STATE” BY PROF. ARTEMY MAGUN

03.16.2020

OPEN LECTURE “THE FUTURE OF THE STATE” BY PROF. ARTEMY MAGUN

State is the central concept of social science and social theory. However, it is surprisingly neglected or narrowed down, both in the descriptive and the normative accounts. The predominant Weberian-Marxist school of state analysis reduces it to an alienated bureaucratic superstructure of capitalism. “State capacity” is needed functionally, but is…

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Open Lecture “The Present and the Future of Interdisciplinarity”, by prof. Machiel Keestra

03.10.2020

Open Lecture “The Present and the Future of Interdisciplinarity”, by prof. Machiel Keestra

Machiel Keestra is an assistant professor (UD) at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands). His research presently focuses on the philosophy of action and the philosophy of neuroscience. Since 2010, Keestra is a board member of the international scholarly Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, being the…

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BA SCHOLARSHIP, LIBERAL ARTS, SIBERIA

03.10.2020

BA SCHOLARSHIP, LIBERAL ARTS, SIBERIA

In 2020, University of Tyumen will award three scholarships providing comprehensive support for the completion of a four-year undergraduate degree at School of Advanced Studies (SAS), beginning September 2020. SAS offers a unique educational experience: A liberal arts and sciences curriculum spanning the humanities, life sciences, IT, and the social sciences; International…

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Open Course “Alternative Designs in Higher Education”

01.30.2020

Open Course “Alternative Designs in Higher Education”

The course will focus on liberal arts and sciences model of higher education, which becomes increasingly relevant in Russia following the appeals for more individualized and flexible university education. Is it the most promising direction of higher education and does it really provide “competencies of the future”? How do graduates…

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ENDLESS FUTURES AND HUMAN LIMITATIONS — 2020

12.12.2019

ENDLESS FUTURES AND HUMAN LIMITATIONS — 2020

The 2020 summer school Endless futures and Human Limitations for high school students graduating from 9th or 10th grade will take place from 15–21 June at the School of Advanced Studies (SAS) in Tyumen. The main language of the school is English. Julie Reshe, a philosopher, blogger, and professor at…

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