December 17-18, 2016
This training had a particular practical orientation, which allowed 10 participants to understand better their attitude towards conflict situations.
November 25, 2016
CGES, St. Petersburg State University
In 2016, around 20 research papers in various scientific domains, including sociology, political science, economics and international relations, were submitted to an annual competition. Written by MA and PhD students from Russian and European institutions, the papers covered topical issues of Russian and European societies, as well as of international relations between Russia and Europe.
October 18, 2016
Bielefeld University, Germany
The topic of the public lecture held by Alexander Kondakov at Bielefeld University was “Everyone Hates Politics in Russia: How the legacy of the USSR influences the political engagement of LGBT citizens”.
October 14-15, 2016
Museum of sound, St. Petersburg
Over the last 20 years, a number of studies have been devoted to creative professionals, such as artists, designers, IT-specialists, and journalists. The central concept of cultural (creative) labour studies would be precariousness—fickle, unstable employment without many social guarantees. However, these studies have mainly been focused on Great Britain and West European countries. In Russia, the working environment of creative professionals still remains in the shadows.
July 20-30, 2016
The German-Russian Summer School for BA students was organized in 2016 for the sixth time. 14 students from seven different faculties of St. Petersburg State University were selected to participate in the Seminar.