HSE St Petersburg Brings Russian Language and Culture to Hanoi
On November 23-27, 2017 HSE University Saint Petersburg team of Associate Professor Nina Grigoreva and Ekaterina Starikova from the Department of African and Asian Studies, Associate Professor Irina Shchemeleva, chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Konstantin Platonov, director of the Centre for International Cooperation went to Hanoi, Vietnam within the project 'Dialogue of Cultures: Russia and Asia-Pacific Countries'. The visit was organized by the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Hanoi (RCSC).
On November 24, 2017 Konstantin Platonov paid a site visit to the Rang Dong Light Source and Vacuum Flask JSC, one of the largest manufacturing companies in the region and one of the Forbes Top-50 listed companies of Vietnam. Rang Dong Company has a very strong partnership with FTU – the latter is providing a research-based change management strategy for the Company. Courtesy to the Director General Mr. Nguyen Doan Thang, Rang Dong Company kindly offered in-company internship opportunities for HSE University Saint Petersburg students who will come to FTU on exchange.
During the meeting with Dr. Natalia Shafinskaya, Director of the Russian Center for Science and Culture (RCSC) in Hanoi on November 27, 2017 Konstantin Platonov discussed further opportunities for HSE promotion in Vietnam. Dr. Shafinskaya stressed that the local reputation of HSE is strong and its visibility in Vietnam continues to grow thank to the consequent visits, guest lectures and participation in RCSC activities and events.