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Russian Studies at UH Manoa

Russian Studies at UH Manoa

1890 East-West Road, Honolulu (HI), 96822, United States

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About Russian is a high-priority program for UH Manoa, as it relates to UH’s leadership in Pacific-Asian studies.
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Mission Our mission is to educate the Hawaii community about the critical importance of Russian Studies for the US national security, and to promote the knowledge about Russia as integral part of the Asia-Pacific region.
Description Our mission is to educate the Hawaii community about the critical importance of Russian Studies for the US national security, and to promote the knowledge about Russia as integral part of the Asia-Pacific region.

Russian is the only critical needs language vital to the US national security interests, as defined by the US government, taught in the Department of Languages and Literatures of Europe and the Americas. A European language, Russian is a high-priority program for UH Manoa, as it relates to UH’s leadership in Pacific-Asian studies, and our understanding of Russia as an Asia-Pacific nation. This is in contrast with the European orientation typical at other universities.

Russia is a global power with significant presence in the Asia-Pacific region. Its diplomacy in Asia-Pacific is a diversified one, guided by its economic and trade cooperation with the countries in Asia-Pacific rim. Russia considers the Asia-Pacific region to be a big market for its energy resources and sees opportunities to develop multilateral cooperation in sectors like oil, gas, nuclear energy and mining in the region. Russian language knowledge thus makes you extremely marketable.
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