The Master's in Global and Regional History has students from Russia and all over the world. Some of them already have experience with historical methods, while others are encountering this academic field for the first time. We asked the students to share their personal experiences and tell us what they remembered the most about their first year at HSE University, what is unique and interesting about the programme, and whether it is difficult to study in English.
The Anthropocene, History of Emotions and Gifts of Empire — What Students will Learn on the New Anthropology Major
Starting from the new 2022/2023 academic year, the Master's Programme "Global and Regional History" introduces two learning trajectories (majors): "History" and "Social Anthropology". The Programme Head, Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov, told what courses will be taught on the new anthropological track, how to create a unique curriculum, and why history and anthropology are in a close dialogue with each other.
On July 1, for the first time since 2019, the multi-purpose sporting Sibur Arena hosted the traditional graduation ceremony for the entire campus in the usual face-to-face format! Diplomas were solemnly awarded to graduates of bachelor's and master's degrees, and the celebration ended with a concert by the Royal Band cover group.
On July 1, more than 1,500 newly qualified bachelor’s and master’s graduates of HSE University-St Petersburg celebrated with their mentors at the campus’s traditional joint graduation ceremony. The event was an especially major personal event for one graduate, who received a marriage proposal during the ceremony.
On June 16, the building on the embankment of the Griboyedov Canal hosted the Open Doors Day of the Master's Programme in Global and Regional History. Applicants and their parents not only learned about the features and benefits of studying at the programme, but also walked around one of the coziest buildings of the HSE Campus in Saint Petersburg.
It is time to announce the themes of next two issues of the journal “In Your Own Words” !
Inter-campus courses are the subjects that are available online for students of all HSE campuses. The courses have been present at the university since 2020, and during this time have become an integral part of the educational process. In this post, we will take a look at their main features and advantages.
The HSE IT Office is implementing Russian equivalents of digital services
The Volunteer Centre of HSE – St. Petersburg will be running a donation point to collect humanitarian aid. The initiative is organized by the Volunteer Centre together with the All-Russian Public Organization ‘Russian Red Cross Society’. The campus students and staff are invited to participate.