For the first time, an international practice-oriented master program is implemented at the Southern Federal University (Rostov-on-Don), aimed at training professionals in the field of socialist and post-socialist studies. The modern system of international is affected by the socialist and communist ideologies and political practices that had a tremendous impact on all spheres of human life in the 20th and 21st centuries. Despite the collapse of the USSR and the world socialist system, leftist ideas still play an important role in the life of modern society around the world. In post-socialist countries, there is a growing demand for the study of their socialist past in the context of one of the promising areas of research on historical memory being one of the factors of world politics. These processes require a comprehensive academic assessment in the framework of international scientific cooperation.
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the first master's program on this subject in the South of Russia;
development of cooperation with foreign partners - universities and research
centers, including the USA and Canada;
the organic combination of scientific and practice-oriented training profile;
for foreign students - gaining knowledge and developing competencies for work in scientific and expert organizations specializing in the history and modern development of Russia.
The demand for the program on the Russian and international labor market provides broad employment opportunities for the alumni in the field of educational, consulting, science, in think tank, scientific and educational centers in Russia and abroad, media, cultural organizations, government agencies. For foreign students - work in scientific and expert organizations specializing in the study of the history and modern development of Russia; in government agencies and campaigns collaborating with Russian government agencies, campaigns in business, education, culture.
The program (120 ECTS) includes a complex of online and offline work, including the development and implementation of the educational program (holding lectures, workshops, scientific consultations, managing master's theses, research work, holding scientific workshops, etc.); development and implementation of projects; holding practical studies; master classes for applicants and students.
Applied Humanities research
History of Humanities
Theory and methodology of Humanities and Social Research
Cultural and historical anthropology: theory and practice
Theory and Methodology of Data Analysis
Ideology in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia: Methods of Expert Analysis
Politics in the USSR and the Russian Federation: Decision-Making Models
The foreign policy of Russia and the countries of the post-Soviet space: a comparative analysis
Public diplomacy in Central and Eastern Europe
Socialist models in foreign countries in the second half of the XX - XXI centuries
History of propaganda
Anthropology of Post-Socialist Societies
Basic education: specialist / bachelor / master. Proficiency in English (level: at least B1).