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Список массовых открытых курсов, рекомендуемых для изучения он-лайн:

 

2017-2018 учебный год 

Платформа: Coursera

Religions and Society in China

Информация о курсе:

This course provides an introduction to the study of the history, major teachings, and practices of the major Chinese religions and spiritual practices and is designed to give conceptual tools to appreciate diverse religious practice in East. It covers the development of Buddhism, Daoism, Confucianism and wide range of popular and local religions. From historical perspective we will also explore the development of key theological, religious and philosophical doctrines as well as associated practices. An effort will be made to spend time on each tradition according to its importance to Asia as a whole. Language: English 

Constitutional Struggles in the Muslim World

Информация курсе:

Learn what motivates the restive Muslim youth from Tunis to Tehran, what political positions Islamists from Mali to Chechnya are fighting for, where the seeming obsession with Islamic law comes from, where the secularists have vanished to, and whether it makes sense to speak of an Islamic state.Language: English  

The Korean Economic Development

Информация курсе:

You will review the evolution of the Korean economy decade by decade since Korea’s independence from Japan in 1945. Major policies of each decade will be explained and their effect on the Korean economy will be analyzed. Also, the backgrounds and limitations of important policies will be scrutinized. By doing so, you will be able to compare the Korea experience with the other developing countries. Language: English  

Understanding Russian Economy. Problems of Transition

Информация курсе:

The purpose of the course is to bring the basic knowledge on the specific aspects of Russian economy that had significant impact on the latest development trends in Russia. This course will provide you with knowledge on: the basics of economy; understanding the role of market reforms in developing the key features of modern Russian economy; understanding specific aspects of Russian economy; cause-effect relationship of the most significant trends in Russia’s economic development; instruments for analysis of Russian economy; business climate in Russia and skills required for doing business in Russia. Language: English  

Political Economy of Institutions and Development

Информациякурсе:

In today’s world, politics and economics are inextricably interconnected, but what is the nature of this connectivity? What are the power relationships that shape the world economy today and create new challenges for international institutions facing globalization? What makes some countries wealthier than others? Do we face cultural diversity or fragmentation? Does the type of governance effect economic development and social change or is it the other way around? How do we measure it and how trustworthy is the data? These issues and many more will be examined in this course along with up-to-date sources and biting criticism. Language: English  

Платформа edX 

Visualizing Japan (1850s-1930s): Westernization, Protest, Modernity

Информация курсе:

This MIT and Harvard co-taught course examines Japanese history and uncovers the skills and questions involved in reading history through digital imagery. The introductory module considers methodologies historians use to “visualize” the past, followed by three modules that explore the themes of Westernization, in Commodore Perry’s 1853-54 expedition to Japan; social protest, in Tokyo’s 1905 Hibiya Riot; and modernity, as seen in the archives of the major Japanese cosmetics company, Shiseido. Language: English