Master's Degree in Human Geography in Arkhangelsk in Russia

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Human Geography

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Focused on how geography affects the development of cultural beliefs and structures, human geography is seen as the study of both the impact of people on their environment as well as the environment’s impact on the people.

Russia (Russian: Россия) is by far the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. The former State Committee for Higher Education in Russia financed 240 universities, academies and institutes, making Russia a solid country to study in.

Arkhangelsk city is situated on the banks of Dvina River to the north in Arkhangelsk Oblast region of Russian. The city has 3 universities. The cities residents who number above 300,000 have a strong attachment to religion and their culture.

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Master in Cultural Dimension of the Arctic

Northern (Arctic) Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Arkhangelsk

The program provides extensive training in the field of the cultural studies of the Arctic, whilst encouraging students to design, to analyze, to research in the sphere of cultural dynamics of the Arctic region, comparative studies and global studies, to create the scientific and practical innovative projects aimed on the system solution of issues in the field of preservation and representation of traditional forms of culture, cultural policy implementation in the field of the maintenance of ethnocultural diversity and pluralism in the Arctic region. [+]

MISSION OF THE MASTER PROGRAM “CULTURAL DIMENSION OF THE ARCTIC” is to create knowledge system about fundamental principles and regularities of processes and mechanisms of development and creation of cultural images of the Arctic, their scientific, philosophical, religious and mythological, art reconstruction, representation, interpretation, and broadcasting in modern society. The program will contribute to steady life support and activity of indigenous ethnic groups, preservation of ethnocultural diversity in the Arctic region.

PRELIMINARY LIST OF MAIN COURSES

Technologies of complex monitoring of a sociocultural situation in the Arctic region. The Arctic as a special territory of heritage. Reserved ethnocultural landscapes of the Arctic. Traditional cultural practices of inhabitants of the Arctic region. Ethnocultural self-identification of indigenous people of the Arctic in the changing world: traditional values and modernization. Art development of the Arctic. Arctic art. Contemporary cultural practices: the Arctic tourism, ethno-art, design. Preservation and actualization of cultural heritage in the Arctic (historical and cultural monuments, objects of sea heritage, memorable places of polar expeditions; mentality, traditions, folklore). ... [-]