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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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Dare to Experiment: Higher Education between Safety and Danger

11.27.2019

Dare to Experiment: Higher Education between Safety and Danger

On June 13–15, 2020 SAS will hold its annual Disciplinary Landscape forum on the topic Dare to Experiment: Higher Education Between Safety and Danger. Education is a risky business. We gain new experience through trying new things, essentially, through experimenting on ourselves. A learner seeks to be altered, and many…

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DAY AT SAS: THE MOST INTERNATIONAL BACHELOR PROGRAMME IN RUSSIA | ONLINE BROADCAST

11.26.2019

DAY AT SAS: THE MOST INTERNATIONAL BACHELOR PROGRAMME IN RUSSIA | ONLINE BROADCAST

On December 22, 2019 we invite interested applicants and their parents to spend a day at the School of Advanced Studies (SAS). SAS is fundamentally new research and educational unit of UTMN and the most international baccalaureate in Russia that provides the best students with access to a world-class education.…

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LAUGHTER AND POWER IN THE TWELFTH CENTURY — A NEW BOOK BY PETER JONES

11.07.2019

LAUGHTER AND POWER IN THE TWELFTH CENTURY — A NEW BOOK BY PETER JONES

SAS professor Peter Jones has just published his monograph, Laughter and Power in the Twelfth Century, with Oxford University Press. The book offers a new angle on the contested “twelfth-century renaissance,” arguing that techniques of humour helped to steer governments through the major cultural, political, and legal changes of c.1100-1200. Powerful and miraculous…

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