The scientific-practical conference “The Space of the Modern Museum: Architecture, Exhibitions, and Public” was held on December 18. The conference took place within the framework of the cooperation between HSE St. Petersburg and the State Hermitage Museum. This event became a platform for discussing topical issues of the interaction of the museum space with modern audience.
In first days of December in HSE of St Petersburg we had the pleasure to have some visit-lectures from Carlos Fernandes, a Portuguese professor from Viana do Castelo. In one of the lectures, he propose me to participate in an international conference in Santiago de Compostela, about religious and pilgrimage tourism, which is the main subject of my future thesis.
The international graduate student conference organized by the Master's Programme in Experience Economy, ‘Sustainable Tourism Development in the Changing World’ which took place from February 5-6 at HSE St. Petersburg, was a forum for the discussion of new approaches in researching the tourism and hospitality industries for young researchers from St. Petersburg, Moscow, Arkhangelsk, Petrozavodsk, and South Korea.
Professor Valery Gordin, Head of the Faculty of Economics and Management at HSE St Petersburg, presents theMaster’s Programme The Experience Economy: Hospitality and Tourism Management. He is academic supervisor of the course which comes under the Events Management and Cultural Tourism field of study at HSE St Petersburg. Teaching is in Russian and English.