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MAYMESTER: ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES: HISTORY AND CULTURE ON THE SHORES OF THE LAKE BAIKAL

 

Built to facilitate collaboration between UT students and local experts, this course offers students to take interdisciplinary approach to the treatments of the environment through the history, geography, and culture - from Tsarist times into the Soviet times and present day. Such an approach allows for multi-level learning, and allows students to engage with the geography and history of Russia while learning about environmental trends that have and will continue to define how Russians think, treat, exploit and preserve their land, water, and natural resources. Set in a location which is abundant with experiential learning opportunities, students will experience excursions to educational centers, field trips to sites such as a local hydroelectric dam, conversations with volunteers pioneering the Baikal trail building initiative, and a mutli-day excursion to UNESCO Heritage Site Lake Baikal.

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