Department Development Partnership Program
  • A Meeting of International Advisory Board of the Programme Took Place in London

    On the 16th of June 2014, International Advisory Board of the Programme gathered together in London. All members of the team were present, accompanied by academic supervisor of the Centre for Comparative History and Political Studies in Perm, representatives of HESP and EUSP.
  • Administrative Meeting of the Programme’s Fellows

    Over the 9-10th of November 2014, an administrative meeting took place after VDNKh-8 in the ‘New Peterhof’ hotel and was marked by the participation of all the research fellows from the regional centres.
  • Another Council Meeting was held in London

    On the 9th of January 2015, a meeting of the International Council of the Programme was held. The members of the Council gathered in London and invited directors from Tomsk and Perm.
  • Centres Come Together

    On November 10-11, 2013, a meeting of the staff of all regional centres was held in Pushkin. The faculty and administrative employees had a possibility to share their ideas with each other and the Programme’s coordinators.
  • Presentation of the Programme at Association of Sociologists Conference

    On March 27, 2014, the Programme for Development of Partner Centres was presented at the opening day of the Conference ‘Forms of Inequality and Resistance to Exclusion: dynamics of social change in modern society’ organised by St. Petersburg Association of Sociologists together with European University at St. Petersburg, Centre for Independent Social Research, Sociological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg State University and Higher School of Economics. The presentation was attended by a large number of conference participants from various regions of Russia: from Moscow to Vladivostok.
  • Programme’s Council Meetinig in Florence

    On January 11-12, 2014, a meeting of the members of the Programme’s Council was organised by the EUSP in Florence, Italy. All members of the Council took part in the meeting together with Programme’s Director from the EUSP and specialists of HESP. During the meeting, members of the Council evaluated centres’ faculty reports and elaborated recommendations for further development of the Programme. Nowadays, universities pay more attention to publishing activities of their faculty, especially to the articles in peer-reviewed journals. Members of the Council advised to the centres’ academics to follow this trend and publish more articles on their research.
  • The First Summer School of the Department of Political Science and Sociology: ‘University without Professors’

    On the 6‐12th of July 2014, the European University at St. Petersburg together with the DDPP and regional education and research centres from Tomsk, Kazan and Perm organized the first summer school of the Department of Political Science and Sociology entitled ‘University without Professors.’
  • Troops of Regional Scholars Occupy EUSP

    On November 7-9, 2013, EUSP hosted University’s conference ‘Exhibition of Academic Achievements’ (VDNH-7). Several sections were organised by researchers from the Centre for Cultural Studies of Post-Socialism (in Kazan Federal University), Centre for Comparative History and Political Studies (Perm State National Research University) and Centre for Policy Analysis and Studies of Technologies (Tomsk State National Research University), as well as by the Petersburg office of the Programme. Academic troops from the regions of Russia were actively involved in discussions around the topics of their interest: private property after socialism, migration issues, patron-client relations, measures of academic achievements, innovations in medical technologies and so on.