Institute of Art and Culture holds a summer school for international students
Tomsk State University continues a series of summer schools for international students: from August 17 Institute of Art and Culture, invites international guests to get acquainted with the peculiarities of cultural education in TSU, the specifics of socio-cultural interaction between Europe and Asia, as well as the theoretical and practical aspects of cultural heritage preservation.
The Summer School Cultural Heritage of Eurasia: Past, Present and Future will be held from 17 to 25 August for nine participants from Brazil, China, and Indonesia. During the school international students will get acquainted with the history and culture of the Siberian region of Russia, artistic and musical life of Tomsk as a major cultural and educational centre of Western Siberia, as well as be able to study the experience of the Tomsk State University in training of specialists for the sphere of culture and art.
Organizers say that the programme of the school includes not only theoretical but also practical training on various aspects of cultural heritage preservation: features of functioning museum of the Tomsk region, the libraries work, primarily the Scientific Library of Tomsk State University. Participants also will be able to attend master classes by teachers of the Department of Fine Arts and representatives of TSU choral chapel.
- This summer school is the first occurrence of the Institute of Arts and Culture in the international educational space, - says Tatiana Kuryanova, curator of the Summer School, an engineer of the Department of Museology, Cultural and Natural Heritage. - Interaction with international students in the school format gives us a good experience in teaching complex of subjects and allows guests to show peculiarities of cultural trends in Siberia.
In addition to the training sessions and master classes the Summer School of the Institute of Arts and Culture offers its members a rich cultural programme: survey and thematic excursions to museums of TSU and Tomsk, active vacation relaxing and exploring the natural attractions of the Tomsk region, visits to theater shows.