The end of 2016 turned out to be pretty much filled with LSAR educational events. In the months of November and December, LSAR students of anthropology and all interested had a chance to attend lectures and seminars given by several guest Russian scholars.
27.11.16 Studying borders
From September 27 to October 12, 2016, Ivan O. Peshkov, a lecturer from the University of Poznan (Poland) and specialist in migration, borders research, and historical memory, gave a series of lectures at the Laboratory for Social and Anthropological Research.
Almost each and every researcher, irrespective of his/her academic title or position, is aware of such notions as ‘Web of Science’, ‘Scopus’, ‘Quartile’, ‘Impact-factor’, etc. All of them originate in the international practice of scientometrics but have increasingly been used as criteria for evaluation of Russian scientists’ work.
A team of TSU scientists led by the Russian Academy of Sciences corresponding member Anna Dybo has received a so-called mega-grant from the Russian Ministry of Education to conduct research into languages and cultures of Southern Siberia.
From September 12 to September 20, a socio-anthropological marathon – we could call it without exaggeration – took place at TSU that embraced a number of educational, scientific, and cultural events.