The next academic year our program will meet not only the new students, but also the new colleagues. One of them - András Gál - was already teaching at HSE in 2018-2019, and now he is coming back from Budapest to St. Petersburg. We have talked to András and learnt, why he decided to continue his academic career at HSE, what he is going to teach, and why studying Political Science and the European politics is useful and interesting.
The Post-Soviet track, Russian as a foreign language and new regionally oriented classes: Anna Dekalchuk about the updates of the curriculum of the BA Programme in Political Science & World Politics
This year our BA Programme in Political Science and World Politics is launching a new regional track – the Post-Soviet Space. We have talked to Anna Dekalchuk, the academic director of the programme, to learn more about the updates made for our future and current students.
When HSE University — Saint Petersburg switched to distance learning, our international students had to make a difficult decision: stay in Russia or return home. The HSE St. Petersburg Editorial Office found out how the students deal with self-isolation in the dormitory and at home, what has changed in their educational process and what they do in their spare time.
The HSE University Administration has signed an amendment to the academic calendar for the 2019/2020 academic year.
We have prepared a collection of online courses, which can be useful for the students during their distant study.
Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (ZEvA) recognized undergraduate programme 'Political Science and World Politics' and master's programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia' as meeting international quality standards of education. Both programs are accredited for six years without additional conditions.
January 17-18 2020 SOAS University of London together with BISA Interpretivism in International Relations Working Group has organized a conference "Translation in / of World Politics: Language, Practices, Power". HSE - St. Petersburg was represented there with a research project "Mistranslating Political Jokes (Symbolic Meaning of “Language Games” in Russian Official Discourse)" run by professor Sergei Akopov and our second year BA student Ekaterina Donskih.
Within the project “Meeting Professionals” we met with Irina Fedorova, Head of the Government Relations in Eastern Europe (“Carlsberg Group”), who shared with us her experience of working as a GR – manager and her knowledge about the peculiarities of the Government Relations field, as well as recommended interesting books and movies that could help to develop analytical skills for future career success.