Russia, Tyumen

Siberian Western

when 18 September 2016 - 26 September 2016
language Russian
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS

The school will be aimed at educating its participants on such subjects as the anthropological approach to studying Siberia and the North of Russia, and the contemporary anthropological concepts. In addition to that, the school seeks to foster the setting up of interuniversity groups to carry out scientific research. Participants to the School will be invited to take part in a broad range of lectures, seminars, round tables, as well as Russian language classes, all of which will be accompanied by various excursions and ethnographical expeditions. The School’s working languages are Russian and English. Teaching within the program will be done by the lecturers participating in the “North Studies”, a program run by the European University of Saint-Petersburg (Nikolay Vakhtin, Elena Larskaya, Stephan Dudek, Ksenia Gavrilova, Anastasia Karasiova, Valeria Vasilieva), and UT staff members.

Course leader

Nadezhda Dubiv

Target group

Participation in the school is open to Russian and foreign students in their final year of study, as well as master’s and graduate students, young researchers, specializing in the field of anthropology, ethnography, sociology, history and geography of the North and Siberia.

Fee info

EUR 0: Candidates to be offered places in the School will be selected on the competitive basis. The organizers will reimburse the costs associated with the accommodation and meals. Three travel grants are currently on offer (covering travel within Russia), which can be provided to foreign participants to the School that have passed the competitive selection, and don’t have the access to other sources of financing. Should you be in need of such a grant, please mention it in your motivation letter.

Scholarships

Three travel grants are currently on offer (covering travel within Russia), which can be provided to foreign participants to the School that have passed the competitive selection, and don’t have the access to other sources of financing. Should you be in n