14.11.13 Press conference held by LSAR Research Board members at TSU Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography
On November 14, 2013, there was a press conference held by Research Board members of the Laboratory for Social and Anthropological Research in the TSU Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography.
Chief Research Fellow of the Laboratory for Social and Anthropological Research, Professor Dmitry Funk gave an interview to the Evening Tomsk newspaper.
The regional internet-journal ‘Tomsk Review’ and one of the oldest and most influential Russian newspapers ‘Komsomolskaya Pravda’ both speak about the prospects for educating students in Tomsk State University ‘anthropology and ethnology’ programme. The programme is to be launched in 2014 and will be run by a newly-established laboratory for social and anthropological research.
What is identity and, more specifically, what is Siberian identity; what makes Siberians differ from residents of the central part of Russia – these and many more RIA Novosti correspondents discussed with Chair of IEA RAS Department of Siberia and the North, Professor Dmitry Funk who heads the project ‘Man in a Changing World’ run at TSU.
TSU TV correspondents spoke with anthropology experts, professors of Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology (Russian Academy of Sciences) Dmitry A. Funk and Valentina I. Kharitonova on the topic of ‘Shamanism in the context of globalization’.