Мастер-классы, открытые лекции
20 ноября состоялась лекция по теме
"How international exchanges shaped my life and world view", лектор - Анжела Хелонен-Веб (США).
Angela Halonen-Webb first became interested in citizen diplomacy in
1987 when she traveled to the then Soviet Union on a sister-school
exchange program between Seattle and Tashkent.
That experience led her to pursue studies in Russian
Language and Literature at the University of Washington.
To further her Russian language, she lived in Tashkent from August 1991-July 1992 during which time she witnessed the collapse of the USSR.
Since earning her Bachelor's, she has worked in international tourism, primarily focused on
former Soviet Central Asia, the Caucasus and Russia.
Angela is currently
pursuing double Masters Degrees concurrently in International
Studies and Public Affairs at the University of Washington.
Observing the transitions in the former Soviet Union for the last 21 years has shaped her life
significantly and she is pleased to now be applying this knowledge as an intern at the US Embassy in Moscow
25 ноября состоялась лекция по теме
"University life at the University of Texas at Austin", лектор - Кристл Стьютс
Crystal Lynn Stutes is a graduate student at the LBJ School
of Public Affairs, which is part of The University of Texas at Austin.
She is concurrently pursuing a Master of Arts in Russian, East European,
and Eurasian Studies and a Master of Public Policy, and expects to graduate in December, 2009.
Crystal graduated in 2005 with Bachelors of Arts from UT triple majoring in
Russian Studies, Government, and History, with a minor in Russian Language.
Crystal is an active participant in university life volunteering for Habitat for
Humanity and the LBJ Future Forum.
She has also worked as the Administrative
Director for the UT Graduate Student Assembly and as the secretary for Russkiy Mir,
a Russian club dedicated to promoting Russian culture and language on campus.
Crystal studies Russian and Serbian, and is currently working as an
intern for the American Embassy-Moscow, in the Political/External Section on Latin American relations.
11 декабря состоялась лекция по теме "Economics and Human Values", лектор - Стюарт Соватски
Стюарт Соватски - доктор философии Принстонского университета и
Калифорнийского института интегральных исследований, сопрезидент Американской Ассоциации Трансперсональной
Психологии, президент первого мирового конгресса "Психология и духовность";
в течение последних
19 лет является членом правления Калифорнийского института интегральных исследований.