As a compulsory part of ExpRees studies Aleksanteri Institute organizes an annual online course. The course begins in October 2017 and last until January 2018.
In the academic year 2017 – 2018 course’s theme is Choices of Russian Modernization (5 ECTS). On the course researchers at the Aleksanteri Institute present their timely research. Here modernisation and different paths to it are understood as a set of choices made under certain structural conditions. On the course modernisation in Russia is viewed from various angles of different scientific fields.
Course will take place in Moodle, a virtual learning environment used at the University of Helsinki. The course consist of 12 hours of video lectures. Besides lectures there will be three webinars: Foreign Policy, Gender and Culture. Exact dates will be announced later. Students are also expected to discuss the questions presented by the lecturers. In every second week lecturers will answer to students question in Moodle platform.Course is completed by writing an essay of 10-12 pages.
|Time||October 2017 – January 2018|
|Contact person||Katalin Miklóssy|
|Aim||The aim of the course is to give students’ an overview of the timely research done at the Aleksanteri Institute. Course’s focus is on Russia’s different paths to modernisation. Here modernisation is understood as a set of choices made under certain structural conditions. On the course modernisation in Russia is viewed from various angles of different scientific fields.|
|Reading||Grading is based on attendance, participation in discussions and completion of the required assignments.|
|Registration||No later than Sep 28, 2017