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10.12.2019 at 09:00 - 14.1.2020 at 23:59
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Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

Tue 14.1.2020
12:15 - 13:45
Fri 17.1.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Tue 21.1.2020
12:15 - 13:45
Fri 24.1.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Tue 28.1.2020
12:15 - 13:45
Fri 31.1.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Tue 4.2.2020
12:15 - 13:45
Fri 7.2.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Tue 11.2.2020
12:15 - 13:45
Fri 14.2.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Tue 18.2.2020
12:15 - 13:45
Fri 21.2.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Tue 25.2.2020
12:15 - 13:45
Fri 28.2.2020
10:15 - 11:45


Compulsory for students in Russian Studies programme. The course is available only for the students of Russian Studies programme.

Orientation to Russian Studies, Methods and Theories; Module Global Processes in Russia minimum 50% of the module must be done.

Optional studies can be defined on the basis of the topic and students personal study plan.

Student is able to assess, compare and evaluate different theoretical and empirical approaches connected to the topic In/Equality & Sustainability in the context of Russia. Student is able to understand equality and inequality as time-bound and changing concepts. After finishing the module student recognizes and is able to explain the major factors traditionally causing social inequality, such as class, gender, age, ethnicity, place of living. Student comprehends and is able to demonstrate how these factors usually intersect. Student is able to relate different approaches to study welfare and wellbeing in contemporary societies (incl. Russia), to compare different welfare regimes, ideologies behind them and analyze their major difference. Student is also able to separate effects and responses of different regime types to inequality.

First year/period III or IV or 2nd year period I or II.

Course can consist of different parts with multidisciplinary and/or interdisciplinary approach.

List of required literature can be given in advance. Literature and other materials can be delivered in the course.

The course will be based on lectures and/or group work. The group work can be organised on the basis of problem-based learning.

The assessment of the course is based on participation and/or producing essay(s) and/or learning diary and/or group works. The grading of the course is 0-5.

Contact teaching. Compulsory attendance during the entire course.