Events & News

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 substantially authoritarian, so that the coexistence of state with democracy becomes a problem. Both the Left and the neoliberal Right… Read more

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 President of AIS in the period 2014-2016. He teaches in the Beta-Gamma Bachelor program, Interdisciplinary Honours Modules, the Brain and Cognitive… Read more

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 professors, most of whom received their PhDs from the world’s top-100 universities; Intensive coursework in small classes — 2019/20 average… Read more

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 fit the demands of a constantly changing labor market? In which aspects does traditional education lose points to liberal arts… Read more

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 SAS, is the creative director of summer school ’20. Under her guidance, SAS will turn into a Monster Laboratory for… Read more

12.11.2019

STUDENTS CONFERENCE “SOVIET VISUAL PROPAGANDA”

December 15 from 10:00 to 15:00 Read more

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 things can go wrong in the process. Even tried and true educational models put one in danger. Too many risks… Read more

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. Day at SAS will begin with a lecture by SAS director Andrey Shcherbenok entitled “University: Tradition and Personal Development in… Read more

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 images of laughter began to appear in Europe in the later 1100s. Chronicles told stories of dead children resurrected while… Read more

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? Read more