Welcome to a series of weekly meetings where we will discuss similarities and differences between Russian and American societies, cultures, moral values, and norms. Engaged in discussing fascinating and complex topics, you will practice your English, get a better understanding of the United States, and engage in critical thinking and open debate much valued in U.S. academia.
Language requirements: Recommended minimum level of English is Intermediate.
This week we will discuss people’s emotions. Are American smiles «fake»? Are Russians sincerely «cold»? How common courtesy impacts our daily lives and how we build relationships with people. Let’s discuss the differences and the similarities!
Led by Nikolai Rubanovsky and Mark Marich.
Nikolai Rubanovsky is a press analyst at European Union Delegation to Russia and a Fulbright Alumnus. Nikolai holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Lobachevsky State University of Nizhniy Novgorod and a master’s degree in Communication and International Development from Ohio University. He hosts a podcast series discussing American and Russian societal differences, has organized several lecture series and community development projects in the US.
Mark Marich is a fashion designer, entrepreneur and a musician. Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in Money and Banking from Penn State University. He was pursuing his career as an equity sales trader in New York City but followed his dream to become an art creator.
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Москва, Новинский бульвар, 21
Американский центр в Москве
Я твой личный помощник и я помогу тебе узнать о подходящих для тебя возможностях Американского Центра. Во вторник (22 сентября) у нас состоится "AMC Online: Media Literacy Discussion Club". Ты хочешь пойти?