Post-soviet Migration and Globalization

Where and why do the Russians immigrate? How to understand the migration flows to / from Russia? This course provides an overview of the post-Soviet migration processes in light of the latest migration theories. The course is designed for social scientists engaged in research on this topic. In addition, it will be of interest to anyone involved in social policy in the field of migration.

Course themes:

1. Migration theory
2. Migration flows in the post-soviet universe
3. International migration into Russia (e.g., from Turkey, China, etc.)
4. Internal migration into Russia
5. Immigration from Russia
6. The functions of the state as a mechanism of migration control

Instructor: Sofya Aptekar Course dates: TBA
Syllabus Course details Cost: $100