Events & News

09.20.2021

Giacomo Andreoletti and Philosophy of Mind: Open Course

On September 21, Giacomo Andreoletti, SAS professor and philosopher, starts a series of four open lectures as part of the Consciousness, Cognition, Rationality open course. They will tackle the problem of consciousness from the perspective of philosophy of mind.  Even though we are familiar with the notion of consciousness as…

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09.07.2021

Multiple Faculty Positions

The School of Advanced Studies (SAS) in Tyumen, Siberia, invites applications for full-time faculty positions for the 2022–2023 academic year. This is a rare chance to develop your research and teaching within an interdisciplinary environment at an innovative Russian educational institution. Tyumen is a prosperous provincial city with a progressive…

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09.03.2021

CONSCIOUSNESS, COGNITION, RATIONALITY

This new SAS offline open course explores recent interdisciplinary insights on how the conscious mind works. Researchers of different disciplines will contribute to this course, so you will learn how interdisciplinary research is done, involving philosophers, a computer scientist, and an economist. A key research thesis that will be explored in this…

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Interview with SAS professor: Jay Silverstein. Anthropology

07.27.2021

Interview with SAS professor: Jay Silverstein. Anthropology

Aztec Empire, Maya civilization, Ancient Egypt, and the perfume of Cleopatra. A desire to discover the secrets of the past, touch ancient objects, participate in the most significant archaeological excavations of our time, and make many discoveries — these dreams made Jay Silverstein, SAS Professor, who is a hero of…

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OTHER video about Tyumen

07.20.2021

OTHER video about Tyumen

The city is a place for personal stories. We fill it in with our expectations, disappointments, and victories. We look through the prism of our knowledge and beliefs. We paint a picture in our heads beforehand, but it's always worth coming to see for yourself. What kind of city will…

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MA “Experimental Higher Education”: online discussion

07.19.2021

MA “Experimental Higher Education”: online discussion

How to implement educational experiments while running the educational process? How to evaluate the results? How to grow an experimentative and transformative person inside the university? On July 22, at 15:00 (Moscow time), we will hold an online discussion where we will answer the above-mentioned questions as well as many…

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