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Opportunities for Russian Higher Education in Syria and Lebanon

Russian universities can offer an interesting alternative to the suffering education systems of Syria and Lebanon Historically, Syria and Lebanon form a single region and events in one country inevitably influence the other. These states have always maintained a high literacy level in the Arab world. However, the war that ...


“Bridge” — Youth Forum on Civil Identity

On October 24–28, 2019, the city of Feodosia (Crimea) was hosting the “Bridge” (“Bridge of Identity”), a culture and education youth forum on civil identity On October 24–28, 2019, the city of Feodosia (Crimea) was hosting the “Bridge” (“Bridge of Identity”), a culture and education youth forum on civil identity. The event was organized by the Center for ...


How Migration Affects Human Capital

... migration that is mainly expats. You can see the city is thriving, as our colleague Jens ( Jens Schneider ) was also pointing out. The cities with the largest influx are also the cities that are thriving the most. Maurice Crul : Well, in my research, education is crucial. So if you are looking at the study we did on the second generation in Europe, of all the key influences in how people become part of society, education is the most crucial thing. So how society has developed the educational system ...


Russian–Chinese Dialogue: The 2019 Model

... the most pressing matters of international and regional agendas against the backdrop of increasing external pressure. They assess achievements in bilateral trade and economic cooperation as well as military and technological interaction, study ties in education, culture, sports, media and related areas, and the problems they entail. The experts present practical recommendations aimed at bringing the partnership to a new level. For the first time, priority is given to scientific and technological cooperation ...


Russia’s Policy in a Dynamic Africa: Searching for a Strategy

... reality has laid bare the long-standing problems in Russia–Africa relations. The most glaring of these problems is that Africa is changing rapidly. Russia is thus finding it increasingly difficult to rely on its Soviet legacy. This is especially true of educational contacts. In Soviet times, the future elites of African countries (political functionaries, military officers, production managers, engineers and doctors) received their education in the USSR. Today, however, African graduates of Russian universities ...


25 Life-Changing Transformative Books Out of 2000+ Books Reviewed or Noted

... for All ( Bottom line: Collective intelligence — the harnessing of all that can be known by all individuals regardless of their formal education and degree of wealth, is vastly superior to structured institutionalized “intelligence” and is capable of creating infinite wealth with no waste.


Seminar “National Strategies of the BRICS Countries: Assessments and Prospects for Cooperation”

... August 28, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a seminar “National Strategies of the BRICS Countries: Assessments and Prospects for Cooperation” within the BRICS School program. The organizers of the international scientific and educational BRICS School program are the National BRICS Research Committee and the Public Diplomacy Support Fund named after A.M. Gorchakov. Dmitry Razumovsky, Acting Director at the RAS Institute for Latin American Studies, Alexey Zakharov, Research ...


Russia and the Bologna Process: 20 Years Later

... relations Twenty years ago in the Italian city of Bologna, an event took place that radically changed the lives of millions of people in Europe, primarily of a significant part of the new generation of Europeans. On June 19, 1999, the ministers of education of 29 European states got together at Europe’s oldest university and adopted the European Higher Education Area declaration, more widely known as the Bologna Declaration. This marked the beginning of the so-called Bologna Process, an initiative ...


Education Alliances and Russia’s “Soft Power”

... off large external debt. However, although the amount of aid for developing nations is substantial, its effect could be more targeted and important for bilateral relations and the progress of the recipient countries if this aid were more focused on education and healthcare. In the same way cooperation in migration that seriously helps reduce poverty through cash remittances by migrants to their families at home, a focus on supporting education and healthcare could produce a much bigger effect compared ...


Why China Will Win the Artificial Intelligence Race

... unemployability of young Americans. Fake news overload naturally leads to pervasive intellectual stupefaction. US policy-makers will ignore this ominous trend, just as they ignore the perennial national slide in global indices that measure the quality of life, education and human capital yields . Can the human mind — incessantly subjected to politicized fairy tales and violent belief systems — be capable of continual innovation? It is of course easier to blame an external bogeyman for a purely internal ...


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