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Course Detail

Degree
Master
Standard Academic Year
Master 2nd year
Course delivery methods
face-to-face
Subject
Historical & philosophical studies
Program
School
Faculty of International Relations
Department
Campus
Karasai
Classroom
Course Offering Year
Course Offering Month
September - December
Weekday and Period
Capacity
Credits
3
Language
English
Course Number

Eurasianism as a dialogue of civilizations and cultures Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Course Overview

The course focuses on the analysis of is a political movement in Russia, formerly within the primarily Russian emigrant community, that posits that Russian civilisation does not belong in the "European" or "Asian" categories but instead to the geopolitical concept of Eurasia.

Learning Achievement

The student will be able to describe and evaluate the many varieties of Eurasianism that have emerged over the 20th century and understand why and how the idea of empire continues to appeal in post-Soviet space

Competence

Course prerequisites

The course does not have specific prerequisites though certain knowledge of Soviet History and International Relations, as well as Geography of Eurasia will be a plus.

Grading Philosophy

Exams (25%), Activity in classromm (75%)

Course schedule

Week1: Introduction: Eurasianism-Marginal or Mainstream in Contemporary Russia? Week2: The Historical Roots of the Eurasianist Idea Week3: The birth of Eurasianism

Course type

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Augan Malik

Other information

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.

Contact person: augan@rambler.ru