Reception of Russia and Poland by university students


Vapilin Е.G.

St.-Petersburg Institute of foreign economic links, economy and law

Mulyava О.D.

St.-Petersburg Satet University< both – St.-Petersburg, Russia Vegalex@mail.ru

Аvramiuk-Godun А.

Warsaw university, Warsaw, Poland alina. awramiuk@uw.edu.pl

Vites Т.

Warsaw university, Warsaw, Poland

ID of the Article: 5169


For citation:

Vapilin Е.G., Mulyava О.D., Аvramiuk-Godun А., Vites Т. Reception of Russia and Poland by university students. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 3. P. 113-119




Abstract

Image of any country is taken to be a weighty factor in international relations. The paper considers reception of neighboring peoples and states by students of Sr.-Petersburg and Warsaw Universities. Prevalence of positive images of both Poland and Russia is stated, while there are also stereotypes and understanding complicated relationships between both countries. It was found out that simplified understanding of images is shaped by media, and correction of opinions is possible in live communication of the young in educational process.


Keywords
country’s image; students; mutual reception of nations; history; stereotypes

Content No 3, 2015