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German Week in St. Petersburg: Poster Competition ‘Your image of Germany’

April 24, 2014

‘Café D’, Goethe-Institute in St. Petersburg

The topic ‘Diversity’ has been put forward by the organizers as one of the thematic areas of the German Week 2014. CGES in collaboration with the DAAD assistant Inken Kolthoff decided to hold a series of events to disclose the far too often stereotypical perception of Germany and in particular different aspects of contemporary German identity and culture.

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Joint German-Russian Seminar ‘Russian Spring Academy 2014. Russia Live! Politics – Economy – History – Culture’

March 23-30, 2014

CGES, St. Petersburg State University

The Joint German-Russian Spring Seminar for BA students is a continuation of the cooperation with the ASKO Foundation and the European Academy Otzenhausen. After the already 3d summer school in July 2013, which took place at the European Academy Otzenhausen and was oriented towards the topics of Germany, the European Union and its relations with Russia, this 2nd Seminar in St. Petersburg was dedicated mainly to Russian politics and society.

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Annual Methodological Workshop ‘Methodology of Comparative Research and Project Design’

March 22, 2014

CGES, St. Petersburg State University

Since 2008 CGES has a tradition of annual methodological seminar for PhD students. This was begun as a reaction to the need for closer interdisciplinary and international supervision of young scholars, working within the challenging interdisciplinary field of German and European Studies, which is still in a process of developing. Traditionally the seminar on comparative methodology, research design and operationalization takes place in February/March.

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