Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities

Project-Based Learning: European Portal Published Material by a SUSU Master’s Degree Student European website published first material by a Master’s degree student at the SUSU ISSH Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Ekaterina Durasova. The publication called “A ‘fake’ bud in populist ground” narrates about a burst of fake news and the wave of populism and considers interrelation between these two phenomena.

Preserve and Reconstruct the Cultural Heritage Sites: SUSU Students Met with Yurii Latyshev

On January 31, 2019 first-year Master’s students of the project-based learning programme, as well as Bachelor’s students of the Department of Russian and International History of the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities attended an exhibition on the Objects of Cultural Heritage of South Ural held at the Unified State Archive of the Chelyabinsk Region.

“Journalism: Creativity, Profession, Industry” – SUSU Took Part in an International Conference

A delegation from South Ural State University represented by Dean of the Faculty of Journalism, Doctor of Sciences (Philology) Liudmila Shesterkina, Professor, Doctor of Sciences (Philology), Head of the Marketing and Strategic Communications Department Lidiya Lobodenko, and Candidates of Sciences Associate Professors at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication Olga Kharitonova and Anna Krasavina, took part in the international science-to-practice conference entitled “Journalism in 2018: Creativity, Professio

EUfactcheck Journalism Project is Gaining Momentum at SUSU

Starting from May of 2018, in the frameworks of project-based learning, students of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at SUSU ISSH’s Faculty of Journalism are taking part in an international journalism project called EUfactcheck, organised by the European Journalism Training Association. The purpose of the project is to check information, organise fact checking and teach this process to the new generation of journalists.

A Scientific Discussion Regarding Arkaim Held at SUSU

On January 18, a cross-platform roundtable discussion entitled «Arkaim, the territory of understanding: on formation of historical foundation of regional ideology of cultural, national and religious unity” was held at South Ural State University. The event featured administrative staff and scientists of SUSU, CSU, Chelyabinsk State Institute of Culture and Arts, administrative staff of National Park Arkaim and Centre of Tourism Development for the Chelyabinsk region, representatives of the Public Chamber and entrepreneurs.

Debunking Myths About Russian

When you think about the Russian language, what comes to your mind? Strange letters? Difficult cases and verb forms? If you ever decide to learn Russian, do not despair. The language is not that difficult once you get used to it. Lots of international students are currently learning the Russian language at South Ural State University enjoying their experience. Read about students’ thoughts on the language and why they believe Russian is worth learning after all.

ISSH Starts Cooperation with International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)

International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) is a Worldwide professional organisation which has almost 2000 of active members representing media companies and universities of France, Spain, Germany, India, Turkey, Czech Republic, Russia and other countries, among which there are more than 80 supervisors and mentors of profile sections and working groups, 30 members of the International Council, five members of executive authorities and representatives of various committees and target groups.

In 2043, Scientists, Academics and Students of SUSU will Receive Messages from the Past

During the celebratory events that took place at SUSU from 10th through 14th of December of 2018, a project entitled “Digital History of SUSU” got presented at the university’s Exhibition Centre. In the course of this event, guests and university employees got introduced to a new website which features information about the history of CMEI, CPI, CSTU and SUSU, and uploaded digitalized documents regarding the university’s history as well as photo and video materials.

SUSU Scientist Wins a Grant of an International Experimental Archaeology Organisation

Research fellow of the SUSU REC of Eurasian Studies and Head of Archeos Centre Ivan Semyan has won an EXARC grant for joint research. The scientist is the only archaeologist representing Russia at EXARC. EXARC, an international experimental archaeology organisation, is an association of experimental archaeologists, as well as of open-air museums and archaeological parks.

VR Journalism – SUSU Faculty of Journalism Entering the New Year with a New Academic Course

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communications of the SUSU Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty of Journalism has developed a new academic course on VR Journalism. The course programme includes theoretical and practical lessons in journalism using virtual reality technology. Today, this technology confidently occupies top positions in the modern media space.

SUSU and University of Zurich Researchers Take Part in the Creation of a Collection of Online Conference Materials

The SUSU Department of Russian Language and Literature has been working with the University of Zurich Department of Slavonic Studies for several years now. The partnership is being fulfilled in all possible scientific fields: delivering lectures, participating in conferences, and joined work of the student journals SlavicumPress and Divan.

“Ecology of Consciousness”: SUSU Starts Fulfilling a Project on Improving Ecological Image of Chelyabinsk and the Region

South Ural State University always responds to requests set before the region. At present among the most topical ones is the issue of the media ecological image of Chelyabinsk, which negatively affects the development of our region. To solve this problem, a complex project on the Ecology of Consciousness was elaborated by the SUSU Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities, and was initiated and coordinated by the Department of Philosophy.

Scientific School of SUSU Archaeologists: International Projects and Breakthrough Research

The history of South Ural State University dates back 75 years. Over three quarters of a century, strong scientific schools in the spheres of natural sciences, engineering and humanities have formed here. One of the schools is the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities’ Scientific School called “Ancient History and Archaeology of Forest-Steppe and Steppe Eurasia”.

SUSU Faculty of Journalism Holding International Interactive Social Study on Fact-checking

Being guided by the goal of improving the quality of training of the new generation of journalists, the Faculty of Journalism of the SUSU Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities jointly with the Union of Journalists of the Chelyabinsk Region and supported by the Department of Press-service and Information for the Chelyabinsk Region Government, as well as by the EJTA (European Journalism Training Association), are holding a new international social study on Fact-checking and the Tasks of Modern Journalistic Education.

SUSU Will Celebrate Its Anniversary by Opening New Laboratories and Holding Festivals and Exhibitions

On December 15 of 2018, South Ural State University is to celebrate the 75th anniversary from its foundation day. Active preparation for the celebration, which is going to take place within five days, 10th through 14th of December, is being carried out at SUSU. Celebratory event programme will include opening of new laboratories and exhibitions, as well as presentations, concerts, flash mobs, contests and more.

“A Bridge between the Present and the Future”: Celebration of SUSU’s 75th Anniversary has Started

South Ural State University is a dynamically developing university which is rightfully considered to be one of the leading higher education institutions in Russia. December 15 is the 75th anniversary from the day of the university’s foundation, and first celebratory events which reflected eventful history as well as cultural and sport traditions of the university started today.

SUSU Opened a Brand Studio: Unique Items and Souvenirs with the University Symbols Became Easy to Access

On December 13, South Ural State University opened its own brand studio. The brand studio is a store of office supplies, clothing, hats, backpacks, and other useful items, which depict the logotype of South Ural State University.

Rector of SUSU, Alexandr Shestakov, told about his impressions after visiting the brand studio. We will note that Alexandr Leonidovich became the first buyer.

SUSU’s Anniversary: Schools and Institutes Showed Their Achievements

A series of celebratory events dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the university continues at South Ural State University. On the occasion of the university’s 75th anniversary, Directors of Schools and Institutes awarded letters of appreciation and honorary credentials to outstanding academics and administrative staff.

SUSU Anniversary: Eurasia in the Ancient Times Presentation of the Studies by SUSU Archaeologists and Foreign Scientists to Be Held at the University

On December 13th at 11:30 the Eurasia in the Ancient Times presentation of the studies by SUSU archaeologists and foreign scientists, on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of our university, will be held at Pushkin Hall (Room 244 of the Main University Building). The presentation is organized by the Eurasian Studies Research and Education Centre of the Faculty of History of the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities.

SUSU Leaders 2018 Photo Gallery to Be Opened at the SUSU Scientific Library

December 12th at 12:30 the SUSU Leaders 2018 Photo Gallery will be opened at the Scientific Library of South Ural State University in honour of the SUSU Anniversary. The exhibits of the photo gallery include portraits of the members of the Rectorate, institute directors, faculty deans, heads of offices and divisions, department heads, and professors who have achieved recognition and authority among their peers.

Successful Start of Philologists of Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities of SUSU at the III International Russian Language Week in Sochi

On November 26, Sochi State University supported by Russkiy Mir Foundation opened the III International Russian Language Week.

The programme of the Forum is extensive: the International Youth Conference “Russian Verbal and Cognitive Culture: Issues of Communication’s Efficiency”, an Olympiad, competitions on declamatory skills and polemics, speaking and creative works, online posts, and posters.  

SUSU Department of Journalism and Mass Communication Participates in International Online Conference

The Online International Science-to-practice Conference on Journalism of Regions: Discourses and Media Practices was organised at the initiative of Tomsk State University. The Faculty of Journalism of South Ural State University was represented by Anvar Ismailov, Associate Professor of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Candidate of Sciences (Philosophy).

SUSU Student Awarded Scholarship by the Legislative Assembly

Friday, November 16th, a ceremony of awarding the Regional Parliament scholarships to the best students of the Chelyabinsk Region was held at the conference hall of the Legislative Assembly.

Chairperson of the Regional Branch of the Russian Professorial Assembly Chosen at SUSU

A constituent meeting of the regional branch of the Russian Professorial Assembly Russian Social Organisation was held at South Ural State University. This event became the beginning of a new stage of development for the academic and scientific societies of the Chelyabinsk Region.

Chief Editor of MK-Ural Weekly Newspaper Holds a Masterclass for Students of the SUSU Faculty of Journalism

At South Ural State University a masterclass was held by the Chief Editor of Moskovsky Komsomolets – Ural newspaper Aleksandr Skripov, who shared his experience of working in mass media with the students of the Faculty of Journalism of the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities.

The Chief Editor of MK-Ural Aleksandr Skripov opened the meeting by sharing his understanding of the profession of a journalist, and of the importance of “educating” the future mass-media content specialists by holding of such meetings:

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