Activities 2012

German-Russian Seminar for young university teachers

October 7 – 13, 2012

Europäische Akademie Otzenhausen, Nonnweiler (Germany)

Center for German and European Studies, Asko Europe Foundation and European Academy Otzenhausen invite young university teachers from St. Petersburg to take part in the German-Russian seminar on the topic: „Teaching of European topics and democratic principals».

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International Conference „Migration and Integration in Europe and Russia: New Challenges and Opportunities“

November 16-18, 2012

St. Petersburg

Working language: English

The Conference will reflect new challenges and opportunities migratory systems are facing in the contemporary world both in Russia and European countries. Movement and mobility are important to the functioning of contemporary societies. Changing infrastructure such as new border crossing facilities, accessibility of visa services, new and accessible transport connections provides incentive for making borders more transparent for travellers. As a result, people discover their neighbouring or even distant countries as a place for life, work, study or leisure which leads to diversification of cross border mobility and types or categories of migration. On the other hand, intensive migrations produce new challenges for the nation states stimulating debates and policies of integration of migrants. The Conference provides an international and cross-disciplinary space to explore these issues. 

In addition, on the first day of the Conference you can visit EU Info-Day and political and civil society round tables. Detailed information find below.

Preliminary programme of the conference: pdf

Collection of abstracts pdf

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International Workshop \"National, regional and local identity/ies in media and music. Evidence from Europe and Russia\"

December 7- 8, 2012

Bielefeld University, Germany

Organizers: Chiara Pierobon and Verena Molitor

The workshop aims at bringing together Doctoral and Post-Doctoral researchers from the field of sociology, history, linguistics and literature, media and communication studies, political science etc. interested in the studies of the complex relationship existing between national, regional and local identity/ies and media/music in Europe and Russia.

Programme of the workshop

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Our Center for German and European Studies takes part in the 15th International Exhibition of Educational and Cultural programmes: "All flags are welcome"

October 5, 12.00 - 18.00

Nab. Fontanki 46, Mayakovsky library

Detailed information and programme of the event you can find on the website of Mayakovsky library. 

We will be glad to see you at our stand. 

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German Party 2012!

October 5, 18.30

Ligovskij pr-t 87, Office 300, German-Russian Exchange

On the 5th of October the CGES organizes its traditional German speaking party. This year, as usual, there will be  Competition among students of the St. Petersburg State University.

Two students with the best presentations in German language on the topic: "German federal states" will be selected to participate in the winter school in Bielefeld and Berlin.

All guests are warmly welcomed. There will be also a quiz, some snacks and drinks. 

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