Winter Schools

ITINERARY/PROGRAM OF UNECON’S WINTER SCHOOL

“RUSSIAN CULTURE LAB”

Date

Program

February 9-10 (Monday to Tuesday)

Arrivals. Bus transfer to UNECON dormitory for check-in.

Orientation around campus and vicinity.

February 11 (Wednesday)

09:00-10:00 Breakfast

10:00-13:00 Russian Language and International Communication (RLIC – Alexandra Ivanova)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-17:00 Bus tour around the city

February 12 (Thursday)

09:00-10:00 Breakfast

10:00-11:30 West European and Russian Subcultures (Elena Bulatova)

11:30-13:00 The Crisis of Identity (Bulatova)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14.00 Hermitage tour

February 13 (Friday)

09:00-10:00 Breakfast

10:00-13:00 RLIC (Ivanova)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

17:00 Cooking Class: Russian cuisine

February 14 (Saturday)

09:00-10:00 Breakfast

10:00-11:30 Intro to Russian Civilization (Anna Nabirukhina)

11:30-13:00 The Russian Empire. Peter the Great and his attempt to modernize Russia. Liberal reforms of Russian tsars and Russian path dependence. (Nabirukhina)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

February 15 (Sunday)

Trip to Russian village “Shuvalovka”

February 16 (Monday)

09:00-10:00 Breakfast

10:00-13:00 RLIC (Ivanova)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-17.00  Peter & Paul Fortress

February 17 (Tuesday)

09:00-10:00 Breakfast

10:00-11:30 The Soviet Russia. Transformation and its contradictory results. (Nabirukhina)

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-16:00 Museum of Political History

February 18 (Wednesday)

09:00-10:00 Breakfast

10:00-13:00 RLIC (Ivanova)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-17:00 Museum of Ethnography

February 19 (Thursday)

09:00-10:00 Breakfast

10:00-13:00 The manifestation of cultural dimensions in everyday and professional communication with Russians. (Nabirukhina)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-16:00 Guest lecturer: Business communication in Russia (Bitze, TBA)

February 20 (Friday)

09:00-10:00 Breakfast

10:00-13:00 Free time/ preparation to the Battle of Brains

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-17:00 Final assessment: Battle of Brains Quizbowl

February 21 (Saturday)

Farewell party: All Day Maslenitsa Celebration (in the City)

 

Departures

 

Winter School 2015

Contact information

21, Sadovaya street,
191023 St. Petersburg
Russian Federation

Department of International Cooperation
+7 812 7105644

E-mail: interdep@finec.ru