MGIMO Journal: New English digest

20 May 2024

We are pleased to present to you a new digest of MGIMO Journal.

Among the main topics of the new issue of MJ:

— Priority-2030: from pilot projects to widespread practice

Rector of MGIMO Anatoly Torkunov for MJ: the results of the implementation of the "Priority-2030" program and plans for the coming year.

— The Far East Dream of Alexey Chekunkov

The Minister for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic, a graduate of MGIMO (International Economic Relations 2001) Alexey Chekunkov is talking about the promising development prospects for this vast region and his time spent at MGIMO.

— Konstantin Mogilevsky on serious interest in Russian education

The Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation reports that, more than 350,000 foreign students are currently studying in Russia. This constitutes almost 10 percent of the entire student community.

— Neurolinguistics and AI in language learning

The Vice-Rector of MGIMO for Language and Pre-University Training Igor Putintsev is talking about the implementation of new technologies in the educational process: the advantages and challenges of such an approach in teaching foreign languages.

— Thoughts and dreams of Julia Suvorova

An interview with the Executive Secretary of the Russian-Emirati Business Council Julia Suvorova about the prospects of cooperation and the peculiarities of working with partners from the UAE, as well as the skills and competencies acquired at MGIMO.

— SPIEF-2023

About the outcomes of the XXVI St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

— The Russian Soul of Lana Ravandi-Fadai

In the "Close-up" section, there is a comprehensive interview with the Senior Researcher, Director of the Eastern Cultural Center at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences Lana Ravandi-Fadai.

— Educational programs

A special report is dedicated to educational programs in the field of sports: the Master's program in "Sports Management" (in collaboration with Russian International Olympic University and the Azerbaijan State Academy of Physical Culture and Sports) and a professional retraining program for senior management of Russian sports federations "World Sports: Legal Regulation, Positioning, Communications" (with modules in Dubai).

— Autumn golf at "Pestovo"

The VII MGIMO Rector's Cup in golf took place on September 27, traditionally bringing together MGIMO alumni and friends.

— MGIMO-80!

The 80th anniversary of the School of International Relations and the 55th anniversary of the School of International Journalism marked the beginning of a series of celebratory events dedicated to MGIMO's anniversary. A special report is dedicated to the Year of Mentoring at MGIMO and prominent University members.

— In the sections "Trends" and "Personality," read interviews with Olga Tsukanova, Executive Director of the Academic Partnerships Directorate at Sber, Aleksander Fedyakov, Director of "School 21", and Andrey Terekhin, Trade Representative of Russia in the UAE. An exclusive report is dedicated to the basic department Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences opened at MGIMO –updates to educational programs in international relations and global economics.

— And much more!

Read the full version of this issue by following the link (PDF, 32 MB).

MGIMO Journal is published with support of the MGIMO Endowment Fund.

MGIMO Journal: New English digest