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Iryna Zhyrun

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

04 April - 03 July, 2019 Research internship Erasmus+, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna di Pisa, Italy

18-24 March, 2019 FIRST intensive course - What it means to be a  researcher, University of Helsinki with HSE, Sant Petersburg

July 5-12, 2018 VIII International Russian-Chinese Summer School on International Relations "Beyond the Traditional Agenda: New Reality for Russia and China" , HSE, Moscow, Russian Federation 

March 5-9, 2018 Discourse Studies and Method: Using Discourse-Theoretical Analysis and Discursive-Material Analysis, PhD course, Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala University, Sweden  

July 8-22, 2017 Doing Research with Discourse Analysis, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Summer School (with Lancaster University), Amsterdam, the Netherlands 

20-24 July, 2015 Teaching Intercultural Communication, Summer Intercultural Institute, Portland, Oregon, the USA

January -December, 2015 Seminar of International Cooperation and Economic integration, Center of Continuos Education, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia

August – November 2014 Program of Diplomacy, International Politics and PeaceCenter of Continuos Education, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia

10-11, June 2014 International Seminar Education based on competences: From Thinking to Action, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia

14 November 2013 Workshops “Computational models, simulations and games in Higher Education” & “Mobile Technology to support ubiquitous learning”, Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia

August 2012- June 2013 Certification program in University Pedagogy (CEDU), Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia 

22 June – 12 August 2011, Course Education in On-line tutoring  Instituto de Estudios en Educación – IESE, Universidad del NorteBarranquilla, Colombia 

January- November, 2009 Internatinal Relations Department/ Exchange student, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia 

August- November, 2007 Lecture Series in International Development Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Postgraduate Studies

3rd year of study
Approved topic of thesis: Representations of Ukrainian National Identity in Discourse on Euro-Atlantic Integration from 2008 to 2018
Academic Supervisor: Malinova, Olga Y.



  • 2019
    Diversity and Democratic Governance: Legacies of the Past, Present Challenges, and Future Directions? (Сараево). Presentation: Exploration of Religious Cleavages Through Narratives: Autocephaly as Political Agenda in Ukraine
  • Information at a time of fake news, disinformation and post-truth politics (Пиза). Presentation: Fake news in real media: consequences for the dynamics in conflict situations
  • 2016

    6й Двухлетний CLIL Симпозиум: Новый Перспективы в Межкультурном Образовании и Оценке (Барранкилья). Presentation: Learning about culture though comparison: Creating listening comprehension materials for a content-based English course

  • V День Креативной Дидактики (Барранкилья). Presentation: Культурная идентичности и мультикультурализм в Колумбии: Учась на ошибках
  • 2015
    1й Международный Форум и Неделя Прав Человека, Связь Культур и Мир (Барранкилья). Presentation: "Мягкая сила", Культура и Внешняя политика России
  • 2014

    Международный Форум Инноваций Преподавателей: Интернационализация, как стратегия в высшей школе (Вильяэрмоса). Presentation: Сравнение культур и обществ: обучение в колумбийском контексте

  • 2013
    II Международный Конгресс Литературы (Барранкилья). Presentation: Габриэль Гарсия Маркез в России: впечатление от незнакомого
  • Национальная встреча по инновациям применения образовательных технологий в высшем образовании (Богота). Presentation: Обучение в команде в курсе литературы

  • 2012
    День Инновационной Педагогики: Преподавание для обучения (Барранкилья). Presentation: Значимый образовательный опыт: дизайн курса Литературы


Travel grant from International Political Science Association (IPSA) to attend the conference "Diversity and Democratic Governance: Legacies of the Past, Present Challenges, and Future Directions?", Bosnia and Herzegovina, 12-15 June, 2019

Research grant Erasmus+, School of Advanced Studies Sant'Anna - Pisa, Italy, April-July, 2019

Employment history

January 2013-December 2017 Professor of International Relations English, Department of Foreign Languages, Language Institute, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia

January-November, 2016 Facilitator of a Teacher Learning Community “Multiculturalism”, CEDU (Center of Teacher Excellence), Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia

July 2009-June 2010/July 2012-June 2013 Professor of Literature, Department of Social science, Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities,  Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia

July 2008 – December 2012 Professor of English (Undergraduate program), Language Institute, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia

August 2007 – May 2008 Teaching Assistant, Language Institute, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia

January – June 2007 Teaching assistant, EAFIT University Language Center, Medellin, Colombia  




Scientific Conference IPSA in Bosnia and Herzegovina: «Diversity and Democratic Governance: Legacies of the Past, Present Challenges, and Future Directions?»

Iryna Zhyrun, a PhD student of Doctoral School of Political Science of Higher School of Economics in Moscow, attended an international scientific conference «Diversity and Democratic Governance: Legacies of the Past, Present Challenges, and Future Directions?». The conference took place at University of Sarajevo on June, 12 -15  in 2019 in Bosnia and Herzegovina.