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TOMSK, Dec 2 – RIA Tomsk. Research and educational
center (REC) "Institute of Archeology, Ethnography and Physical
Anthropology" of Tomsk State University (TSU) sign cooperation agreement
with Paris National Institute for Oriental Languages and Cultures
(INALCO); it involves joint scientific work and student exchange
program, the university’s press service said on Tuesday.
It is noted that the INALCO National Institute is part of the
community of universities and institutions of the Sorbonne Paris Cité
and is one of the leading universities in research and study of oriental
languages, as well as the civilizations of Asia, Africa, Oceania and
Eastern Europe. The INALCO delegation arrived in Tomsk at the invitation
of the “Institute of Archeology, Ethnography and Physical Anthropology”
"Ethnographers of TSU and INALCO signed a cooperation agreement. They
will work together to study the culture of Siberia, its peoples and
religion. In addition, academic exchanges will be organized between
universities – students and teachers of TSU will be able to spend one or
two semesters in France and vice versa", – is said in the message.
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It is specified that the student exchange program will begin in
September 2020 – TSU students will go to study in Paris, and students
from France will come to Tomsk.
"We are ready to educate students from different faculties:
historians, linguists, anthropologists, if they are at the master's
degree level and the topic of their scientific work corresponds to what
we can offer. We (in INALCO) have a direction in Siberian studies, so
for us it’s especially important an exchange of students and teachers", –
the press service quotes INALCO Dr. Maria Stakhovich, the press
service of Dr. INALCO, quotes.
According to the press service, scientists in France are interested
in studying the culture of the indigenous peoples of Siberia, religious
aspects and works of Siberian authors.