Joint International Student Project between the Higher School of Economics and the University of Central Asia (UCA)
The international student project – «Russian and Chinese soft power competition in Kazakhstan in Post-Crimean period (2014-2020)», performed by 3 students from the Higher School of Economics and 3 students from the University of Central Asia, finished on June 14, 2021.
Despite that the project was launched in online format, the students got interesting results.
On June 12, within the framework of the HSE Chinese Club, between the HSE students and students of Hainan University (PRC) was held online meeting in a friendly atmosphere. By agreement, Russian students prepared a presentation in Chinese, and Chinese - in Russian language.
Adelina Ishmuratova graduated from the 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' programme, having defended her thesis concerning exporting organization to the PRC. Currently, Adelina has experience in attracting investments in the SEZ 'Alabuga', as well as in the Investment Development Agency of the Moscow Region. In our interview, she shares insights on working in a special economic zone and recommendations for building her career path.
Interview with Ksenia Maksimovtsova, associate professor of the HSE Department of Political Science and International Affairs, about her work experience in Germany, post-Soviet countries' language policy issues and features of the Project Seminar discipline.