Search: Soft Power,Education (5 materials)

Education Alliances and Russia’s “Soft Power

... centuries. Migration processes in the late 20th – early 21 st centuries. Main reasons for the specificities of modern intellectual migration. Edit. Marina Levedeva. Intellectual migration in the modern world. MGIMO-University Publishers, 2014, p. 10 Education and the development of human capital in general were key components of the Soviet Union’s soft power in relations with developing nations. In the current conditions, an upgraded strategy for the export of education services could allow Russia to restore its position in this area after several lost decades during “the transitional period....


Soft Power, Economic Diversification and Dilemmas Facing Russian Universities

... more diversified, they are the main suppliers of educated professionals and new solutions. Universities can also export their educational and R&D services, although these exports would hardly compare to oil and gas sales. But even if university exports ... ... ground for specialists with wide networks of business ties who know their country well. This is an indispensable element of soft power, which by the way is not the same thing as propaganda. After all, the university culture is based on the principles ...


Timothy O'Connor: Learning to Study Is the Key

... to be organized, as other countries had to do it back in the day. If you ask me, in order to increase funding for science and education, I would cut back on defense spending. When I say this, I mean the US, Russia, and Europe alike. Do you agree that education is a mechanism of soft power? And, if so, how can we evaluate its influence? Education is indeed a mechanism of soft power. Soft power allows for influence through culture and education without resorting to military means. However, soft power is not really that “soft”....


Education as a Soft Power Instrument of Russia’s Foreign Policy

... internationalizing the national higher education system can be effectively addressed through Russian universities’ deeper integration with the global education space and by following the Bologna process. It is worth noting that the efficiency of university education as a soft power instrument can only be assessed in the longer term. Culture and values take time to diffuse and take root, but once they do, they remain deeply rooted for a long time. Making this foreign policy tool more effective requires patience and hard ...


The Russian science as a factor of soft power

... replacement of the term “soft power”. This term was proposed by Zevelev I.A. and Troitsky M.A. See Zevelev I.A. and Troitsky M.A. Power and influence in US-Russian Relations: Semiotic analysis. Sketches of the current policy. No. 2. Moscow: Scientific and Educational Forum on International Relations, 2006. P. 7. 3 . Nye J.S. Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics. N.Y.: Public Affairs, 2004. P. 11. 4 . Ministry of Education News // Search, May 18, 2012, #19-20. P. 3.


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