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History of Russia: from NEP to Modern Times

23 June - 31 December 2022 г.
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  • English

    course language

  • 5 weeks

    course duration

  • от 4 до 5 часов в неделю

    needed to educate

  • 2 credit points

    for credit at your university

The course covers the history of the Russian state from the years of the New Economic Policy to the 21st century and the learners are welcome to join the discussion on the topical issues of Russian history. 

About

The course was created with the support of the «History of Motherland» fund (https://fond.historyrussia.org/).

This course offers unique lectures by the leading professors of St. Petersburg State University, interesting assignments, interactive maps and much more. The online course «History of Russia» follows the tradition of teaching Russian history at St. Petersburg State University, which is distinguished by its approach to the analysis of historical problems and the scientific understanding of events, periods, epochs in their historical relationship. Thoroughly selected factual material serves as the basis that enables learners to conduct an independent analysis of the history of Russian state. The course covers the history of the Russian state from the years of the New Economic Policy to the 21st century and the learners are welcome to join the discussion on the topical issues of Russian history. Upon completion of the course, learners will shape a structured understanding of the main stages of Russian history, based on facts and concepts that are established and acknowledged in historiography.

Format

Distance-learning

Requirements

Specialization doesn't require special training

Course program

1. Russia in the Years of the New Economic Policy. 1921–1929.
2. The USSR in the 1930s — 1940s.
3. The USSR During the Great Patriotic War.
4. Foreign and Domestic Policy of the USSR in the Second Half of the XX century.
5. The Political life of Russia.

Education results

Upon completion of the course, learners will shape a structured understanding of the main stages of Russian history, based on facts and concepts that are established and acknowledged in historiography.

  • Assimilate factual, chronological and terminological material
  • You will form an idea of ​​the main trends in the development of Russian society and the state
  • Learn to apply knowledge in practice
  • You will acquire the skill of analyzing modern processes in Russian society

Formed competencies

The discipline is aimed at the formation of universal competencies of students in the educational programs of the bachelor's / specialist's degree, as well as other competencies provided for by the educational program.

Education directions

Дворниченко Андрей Юрьевич

Доктор исторических наук, профессор
Position: заведующий кафедрой истории России с древнейших времён до ХХ в

Кривошеев Юрий Владимирович

Доктор исторических наук, профессор
Position: Заведующий кафедрой исторического регионоведения

Шапошник Вячеслав Валентинович

Доктор исторических наук, доцент
Position: профессор кафедры истории России с древнейших времён до XX века

Котов Александр Эдуардович

Доктор исторических наук
Position: доцент кафедра истории России с древнейших времён до XX века

Твердюкова Елена Дмитриевна

Доктор исторических наук, доцент
Position: профессор кафедры новейшей истории России

Ратьковский Илья Сергеевич

Кандидат исторических наук, доцент
Position: доцент кафедры новейшей истории России

Иванов Андрей Александрович

Доктор исторических наук, доцент
Position: Профессор кафедры Новейшей истории России

Соколов Роман Александрович

Доктор исторических наук, доцент
Position: профессор, и.о.заведующего кафедрой истории западноевропейского искусства

Сухорукова Анна Сергеевна

Кандидат исторических наук
Position: доцент кафедры исторического регионоведения

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