In the framework of Greece and Russia’s Joint Year 2016, an international conference, titled ‘The Influence of Hellenism on Conte,porary Science, Culture, and Education’ has started at TSU. Among its organizers are Tomsk Pedagogical State University, Tomsk State University, Institute of Philosophy (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow), and the Olympic Centre for Philosophy and Culture.
During the I Tomsk Anthropological Forum that is to start on September 15, 2016, a series of public lectures will be given by scholars from both Russia and abroad. Thematically, all of the lectures will cover most pressing anthropological research issues.
Next Thursday, September 15, First Tomsk Anthropological Forum (TAF–2016) will welcome its participants at Tomsk State University. The Forum is to be launched as a platform for broad and open discussion and intellectual exchange on current theoretical and practical issues of social anthropology.
On September 1, we met our first-year students who chose to study in the ‘Anthropology and Ethnology’ programme.
5.08.16 Science in Action
The summer school ‘Science as a Form of Life’ has come to an end. Dedicated to anthropological research on science, it included an empirical stage where the students studied theoretical aspects of research on laboratory life and tried out the method of participant observation watching scientists work at the Kaybasovo scientific research station in the floodplain of the Ob River.