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International Conference on Languages of Far East, Southeast Asia and West Africa LESEWA-11

In keeping with the tradition of the biennials convened in 1990 – 2012 in Moscow and St. Petersburg, the International Conference on Languages of Far East, Southeast Asia and West Africa LESEWA-11 will be held on September,30 – October, 2, 2014, at the Faculty of Asian and African Studies (St.Petersburg). the Conference will focus on the remarkable far-reaching parallelism in syntactic and semantic structures of the languages of the Far East, Southeast Asia and West Africa, which can be explained neither by genealogical affinity, nor by aerial factors. Both individual language investigations and typological studies are encouraged. General phonetic and general linguistics themes are especially welcome.


6th International Conference "Issues of Far Eastern Literatures"

Faculty of Asian and African Studies, St.Petersburg University and Society of Lao She Studies cordially welcome paper proposals for the 6th International Conference “Issues of Far Eastern Literatures”, dedicated to the 115th anniversary of Lao She (1899-1966). The conference will be held on June 25 – 29, 2014 in Saint Petersburg.


A scholarship in the name of Boris Piotrovsky established

A new scholarship in memory of Boris Piotrovsky has been established to stimulate and help SPbSU students (of all undergraduate/graduate degree programs) carrying out scientific research in the field of History, Archeology, Oriental studies.


A website of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research of Korea at the Faculty of Asian and African Studies has been launched

The site of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research of Korea at the Faculty of Asian and African Studies is currently working in test mode, but all sections and full functionality will be launched in the nearest future. The Institute for Interdisciplinary Research of Korea at the Faculty of Asian and African Studies aims to consolidate effort and bring in positive changes in Academic research and studying Korea at SPbSU, as well as to give opportunities to the students and teachers to get closer to Korea and feel the Spirit of Korean culture.


A Public Lecture by Indonesian Ambassador H.E. Djauhari Oratmangun

On March, 21, Indonesian Ambassador to the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus, H.E. Djauhari Oratmangun, visited the Faculty of Asian and African Studies (St.Petersburg) to deliver a Public Lecture on the Strategic Partnerships between Indonesia and Russia and Indonesia's Role in ASEAN.


Congratulations to Professor Tamara Nikitina on her 85th birthday

On March 11 we celebrate 85th birthday of the Department of the Chinese Philology Professor Tamara Nikitina. Congratulations!


Congratulations to Senior Lecturer Maria Petrova on her 50th birthday.

On March 09 we celebrate 50th birthday of the Department of Mongolian and Tibetan Studies Senior Lecturer Maria Petrova. Happy 50th, and best wishes for 50 more!


Congratulations to Professor Rudolf Yanson on his 75th birthday.

On March 06 we celebrate 75th birthday of the Head of the Department of the South-East and Korean Philology Professor Rudolf Yanson. Our congratulations!


Additional programs for oriental languages learning now are open

The Faculty of Asian and African Studies offers the Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Korean, Japanese, Thai, Tibetan language courses. The next session is about to start.


Congratulations to Senior Lecturer Valens Maniragena on his 50th birthday.

On February 08 we celebrate 50th birthday of the Department of African Studies Senior Lecturer Valens Maniragena. Happy 50th, and best wishes for 50 more!


International Exchange in academic year 2014/2015

The International Exchange Programs allow 2014/2015 SPbSU students to go on exchange and study at one of the many partner universities across the world with which SPbSU has signed a formal exchange agreement. SPbSU has exchange partnerships with academic institutions in Armenia, China, Korea, Japan, Thailand, USA and some European countries as well. Most of the application submission deadlines for partner universities in Japan, USA, China and Korea are 31 JAN 2014, for the others SPbSU Exchange Partners Deadlines for 2014 Student Exchange Program are 07 MARCH 2014.


A FAAS student is one of the winners of 2014 Persian language and literature Olympiad in Russia

The 10th Olympiad was held in Moscow on January,24th, 2014. This year the best students studying Persian language at different universities all over the country took part in various contests testing their knowledge, reading, grammar and writing skills in Persian.


Congratulations to Associate Professor Svetlana Tsvetkova on her 50th birthday.

On January 23 we celebrate 50th birthday of the Head of the Department of Indian Studies, Associate Professor Svetlana Tsvetkova. Congratulations!


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Events

Ambassador of Rwanda to deliver public lecture to SPbSU students

Implementing the Policy of Internationalisation in Higher Education and Research on March 20, 2014, the Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda in the Russian Federation Dr Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya will deliver a Public Lecture «On the Role of Rwandan Women in Rebuilding the Country after Genocide» at the SPbSU.


Master's Open Day

The Open Day for SPbSU Master's programmes is on Wednesday, April, 16, 2014. Our Master’s Open Day is intended for university students and graduates of other universities who are interested in a Master's degree course. Everyone is invited.


A Meeting with the Turkish Poet and Writer Ataol Behramoğlu

A meeting with the famous writer Ataol Behramoğlu (Turkey) will be held on April 3, 2014, at The Faculty of Asian and African Studies. Everyone is invited.


Master's Open Day

The Open Day for SPbSU Master's programmes are on Friday March, 14, 2014. Our Master’s Open Day is intended for university students and graduates of other universities who are interested in a Master's degree course in Economics, History or Political Science.


A meeting with the International Committee of the Red Cross

A meeting with the Red Cross representatives will be held on March,12. The Red Cross representatives will speak about employment opportunities being offered! For those graduating and seeking employment, this is a great way to get to know more about working as a field interpreter in Conflict Zones for the International Committee of the Red Cross. They will share about responsibilities, benefits, salary, and more!


The State Hermitage Museum welcomes SPbSU Students

The State Hermitage Museum invites SPbSU Students to the Reception to mark the 290th Anniversary of the St.Petersburg State University on February,14th.


15 February 2014 open day

SPbSU Open Day provides an opportunity for prospective undergraduate students, together with their families and friends, to find out about our high quality undergraduate degree courses and talk with staff and students.


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