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International Conference ‘Comparative media studies in today’s world: Journalism cultures in various socio-political contexts’

April 25, 2020

School of Journalism and Mass Communications, St. Petersburg State University

The Third international conference ‘Comparative media studies in today's world’ took place in the framework of the annual international conference ‘Media in the Modern World. St. Petersburg Readings’, which is one of the largest events in the area of journalism and mass communications in Russia.


Scientific Environment 2015

March – December 2015

Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University

Open interdisciplinary research seminars for junior scholars Scientific Environment are a platform for MA and PhD students, and also for social scientists from Russia and Europe who are at the beginning of their careers, to present their theoretical and empirical projects devoted to topical scientific problems to an interested and friendly audience – and to receive extensive feedback. Each presentation is followed by a moderated discussion. Scholars presenting innovative theoretical frameworks, as well as original empirical research into European and Russian contexts and using novel methods and techniques of data collection and analysis are particularly welcome at the seminar.


Training in Intercultural Communication

October 22-24, 2015

St. Petersburg

In 2015 the topic of the training was ‘Work with stereotypes in intercultural communication‘. 15 out of 35 applicants were selected to take part in the training.
The training was aimed at developing the participants‘ knowledge about and perception of cultural and ethnic stereotypes. In course of the training the participants have formulated working definitions of stereotypes and prejudices, analyzed how stereotypes emerge, and learned about the ways to overcome stereotyping.