- Russian Field School: 30 May - 30 June 2012, Komi Republic
Russian Field School: 30 May - 30 June 2012, Komi Republic
Tue, Feb 07, 2012
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Northern British Columbia and the Komi Republic’s Syktyvkar State University (Russian Federation) are pleased to offer an ethnographic field school this summer open to all undergraduate students.
This field school has been organized in concert with proven collaborators, both academic and community partners, in the Komi Republic. It will comprise of three courses for a total of nine (9) credits or and will involve five days of intensive coursework prior to traveling to Russia. Departing from Moscow students will spend 30 days traveling past the Arctic Circle to the reindeer herding camps of the Russian tundra. Between these two locales, students will observe and learn in greater detail the social, cultural and environmental challenges facing the populations of northern Russia.
The coursework will include one required course and two optional courses. Required readings will vary depending on which optional course is selected.
ANTH 298-3 Introduction to Fieldwork
Two of the following six courses:
ANTH 214-3 Anthropology of Europe
ANTH 305-3 Circumpolar Ethnography
NORS 311-3 Lands and Environments of the Circumpolar North 1
NORS 321-3 People and Cultures of the Circumpolar World 1
POLS 298-3 The Russian North: Society and Politics
INTS 200-3 Contemporary Russia
The costs of the field school:
The cost of the field school is nine (9) tuition credits (approximately $1,388.79 for Canadian residents)
$2,650 fee to cover the students' direct costs in Russia (all meals, travel and accommodations).
Flight to Moscow and traveler health insurance
To apply or for more information, please consult our website or send an email to Dr. Michel Bouchard (Michel@unbc.ca).