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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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Open Course “International Business”

11.01.2019

Open Course “International Business”

What is international business? Why it matters to me? What is the significance of culture in international business? Will marketing strategy change or company can use the same strategy globally? How does global and regional economic cooperation and integration shape the international business?

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THE CITY AS TEXT — 2019

10.07.2019

THE CITY AS TEXT — 2019

The aim of the course is to learn how to apply skills acquired during the course “Writing, Thinking, Analysis, Interpretation” to a multidisciplinary object — a Russian city with its unique culture, history, economy and social structure, to complement the educational experience of students with field research and collective work…

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STUDENT CONFERENCE  “VIOLENCE AND ITS ‘OTHER’: METOO, SAFEZONES, NOHATESPEECH AND ECO-ACTIVISM IN MODERN SOCIETIES”

10.01.2019

STUDENT CONFERENCE “VIOLENCE AND ITS ‘OTHER’: METOO, SAFEZONES, NOHATESPEECH AND ECO-ACTIVISM IN MODERN SOCIETIES”

Student conference “Violence and Its Other: MeToo, Safezones, Nohatespeech and Eco-Activism in Modern Societies” organized by SAS and SotsGum will take place on November 9–10, 2019. The topic of combating violence and abuse — both physical and verbal — has become a defining one in a number of communities.  Exposing…

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