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Gender Studies Program have published a new book in English. "Pregnancy and Birth in Russia The Struggle for "Good Care"

This book provides a theoretically and empirically grounded examination of the struggle for maternity care in contemporary Russia, framed by changes to the healthcare system and the roles of its participants after socialism. The chapters consider multiple perspectives and interactions between women and professionals and the structural and institutional pressures they face when striving for better conditions and treatment.

EUSP and the Hermitage open the School of Arts and Cultural Heritage and announce enrollment for the program “The Modern Museum”

The European University at St. Petersburg and the State Hermitage Museum open the School of Arts and Cultural Heritage. The school will combine master's degrees in the history of art and philology, as well as a professional retraining program "The Modern Museum: Management Methods, Practices of Cultural Interpretation".

European University scientists assess the role of hybridization in evolution

Artem Nedoluzhko, Director for Development of the Laboratory of Paleogenomics of the European University, and a group of researchers from Russian and Norwegian scientific institutions have published an article in the international journal Frontiers in Genetics (Q2, impact factor: 4.772). The work is devoted to the study of the role of intergeneric hybridization and its adaptive potential for evolution. 

Sputnik V protects against lung damage caused by the Delta and Omicron strains

Researchers from the European University and the Sergey Berezin Medical Institute (MIBS) have calculated the effectiveness of Russian vaccines against lung damage during COVID-19 waves caused by  the Delta and Omicron strains. The effectiveness of two doses of Sputnik V was 56%. The effectiveness of three doses was 71%.  EpiVacCorona was not shown to be effective. 

New issue of "Anthropological Forum" published

The Journal opens with a “Declaration on the Establishment of a New Association of Academic Journals in the Humanities”. The decision to establish the Association was made at the Round Table "Russian Journals in the Humanities in a Changing Academic Landscape,"  held at the European University on March 25, 2022. The declaration was signed by the editors of more than 20 Russian academic journals in the humanities and social sciences.

The European University team wins New League of Universities debate club tournament

A New League of Universities debate club tournament was held on June 5. Over the course of the spring term, students of the universities participating in the league (EUSP, Skoltech, NES and Shaninka) practiced and developed their rhetorical skills and took part in practice debates at weekly workshops. The final event of the season was the New League Tournament, where several EUSP teams were represented.  

Dmitry Serebrennikov and Dmitry Skugarevsky have published a preprint of an article on an analysis of urban surveillance cameras

Dmitry Serebrennikov and Dmitry Skogarevsky (both from EUSP’s Institute for the Rule of Law) have published a preprint of their article "A tale of four cities: Exploring environmental characteristics of CCTV equipment placement".

Congratulations to European graduate Tatyana Tkacheva with the defense of her PhD dissertation

On April 21, 2022, Tatyana Tkacheva, a graduate of the EUSP Faculty of Political Science and Sociology, defended her PhD dissertation at the University of Helsinki. Her thesis topic is "Regional Governors and Political Regime Dynamics in Russia: Resources, Strategies, and Electoral Outcomes". The supervisor of the dissertation was Professor Vladimir Gelman from the Faculty of Political Sciences.