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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2015–2016
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RES001/POLKVS32 Current Agenda in Russian and European Affairs: Tampere Russia Club 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Russian and European Studies
Kansainvälinen politiikka
School of Management

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course students are able to

* critically discuss topical events and issues in Russian and European affairs

* formulate questions and construct arguments about developments in Russian and European affairs

* make connections between social scientific theories and actual events

* work in groups to plan and organise public events, panel discussions, etc.

* produce content about topical political events to the social media

General description

This course is organized in the form of Tampere Russia Club which is a forum that brings together visiting lecturers representing the academia, public sector organisations, businesses, NGOs, etc. Students taking part in the course play an active part in organising the meetings of the Club. Together with the responsible teacher, they plan and run the programme of the seminar, chair lectures, advertise the events and write reflective posts to the course blog.

Enrolment for University Studies

The course is compulsory for the students of the RES Master's Programme. Other students wishing to take part in the course must sign-up by 14.9. (anni.kangas@uta.fi).

Enrolment for Open University Studies

Study option 1: participating to contact teaching
Enrolment starts on 13th of August 2015

Study option 2: essay
Enrolment starts 13th of August 2015

Admission requirements: a completed university-level Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the field of specialization, or in a related field


Anni Kangas, Teacher responsible


18-Sep-2015 – 27-May-2016
Seminar 20 hours
Fri 18-Sep-2015 at 12-14, Pinni A4086
Fri 2-Oct-2015 at 12-14, Pinni A4086