‘Back in the USSR’ or Convergence of Interests?

Russia’s Higher Education Export in the Post-Soviet Space Explained through the Soft Power Rationale

Dr. Philip Altbach delivering the opening remarks at the RHEC on October 24, 2018
Map 1. Lowest to highest number of Russian international branch campuses (IBCs) in the region
Figure 1. Cumulative number of Russian IBCs established during 1992–2017
Table 1. Three schools of thought in the Russian soft power domain (Tsygankov, 2006)
Figure 2. Multi-layered colonialism (Chankseliani, 2017)
The slides from my presentation at the RHEC 2018 on October 25, 2018

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