> 48, 2009 > UNIVERSITY AS A NATIONAL DISGRACE

Viacheslav Danilov
UNIVERSITY AS A NATIONAL DISGRACE


17 2010
The lack of a university in Russian politics – in any role, even as a public commentator – brings us within an inch of national disgrace. Modern Russian universities are not at all connected with the public political field (with the possible exclusion of the State University – the Higher School of Economics); they have dissociated themselves from politics entirely. And today, both Russian politics and the universities are reaping the fruits of that voluntary retreat from the public field...