Theory of money and Russian art: how to spend a weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area (10-12 July)

Теория денег и русское искусство: как провести выходные в Сан-Франциско Bay Area (10-12 июля)

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What: a fleet of food trucks in Mishan Bay

When: Friday-Sunday, 10-12 July, from 11:00

Where: 601 Mission Bay Blvd. North, San Francisco, CA 94158

More: In San Francisco, resumed its work fleet of food trucks SPARK Social SF. Location located in the heart of Mesen Bay. Here you can have fun in the fresh air and enjoy a delicious meal with the family.

Given the epidemic situation, the organizer has taken care to ensure that your stay in the Park was not only comfortable, but also as safe as possible. Therefore, input — only protective masks (they can be removed only during eating, being at a distance from other people).

To see the menu for each day, you can see the organizer’s website.

Cost: free

 

What: Course on astronomy

Теория денег и русское искусство: как провести выходные в Сан-Франциско Bay Area (10-12 июля)

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When: Friday-Sunday, July 10-12, 8:00 a.m.

Where: Online

More info: Introductory course on astronomy brings knowledge about space phenomena into a coherent system, and also introduces students to contemporary research and major discoveries.

During training you will learn that professional astronomers in the world quite a bit — about 15 thousand people, United by the International astronomical Union. But hundreds of thousands of fans with no less passion for watching and studying space objects. Curiosity towards the mechanisms of the Universe, as a rule, brought up at a young age. So today astronomy rightly assigned in many schools and clubs. But all these lessons are quite effective?

Students will fill in the gaps in the classical knowledge about the nature of the appearance and life of space objects. And educators learn how to help students to understand the astronomical terms and laws.

Cost: free

 

What: the Course “Theory of money”

Теория денег и русское искусство: как провести выходные в Сан-Франциско Bay Area (10-12 июля)

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When: Friday-Sunday, July 10-12, 8:00 a.m.

Where: Online

More info: This course is about the phenomenon that each of us faces daily, which often with the excitement of a reason people all over the world, as it has become an integral part of our lives – about money.

As you progress through the course you will understand how economists decide what constitutes money and what determines their value. Is it a necessary condition — gold or silver equivalent to have a distinct value in the market?

The course ranked second in the direction of “the Humanities” contest EdCrunch Award in 2015.

Cost: free

 

What: the Course “Historical geography”

Теория денег и русское искусство: как провести выходные в Сан-Франциско Bay Area (10-12 июля)

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When: Friday-Sunday, July 10-12, 8:00 a.m.

Where: Online

Read more: a Modern historical geography is an interdisciplinary field of knowledge lying at the intersection of the problematic fields in physical and social geography, landscape ecology, history and critical social theory.

During the course you will explore common academic discourse stereotypes associated with the history of space and space as a factor in human history. And learn about the main stages of the history, institutions, approaches and methods of modern historical geography.

Cost: free

 

What: the story of the first financial bubble

When: Friday-Sunday, July 10-12, 8:00 a.m.

Where: Online

Read more: In the 1600’s, the Dutch, known for his love of tulips, witnessed the first was a financial bubble. It is the Tulip mania led first to a rapid speculative increase in the prices of the tulips, and then to the collapse of the economy. A severe crisis lasted many years.

About what happened in the old days, you can find out in the exciting video lectures.

Cost: free

 

What: Lecture “Russian art of XX century

When: Friday-Sunday, July 10-12, 8:00 a.m.

Where: Online

Read more: avant-garde and socialist realism, Petrov-Vodkin and Deineka, Mitki and the conceptualists — everything that everyone should know, laid out on shelves in the video lectures on this website.

Cost: free

 

What: video lecture: “How to recognize a liar”

When: Friday-Sunday, July 10-12, 8:00 a.m.

Where: Online

Read more: Daily each of us can be subjected to deception by others. Lies can be quite a harmless or destructive. It is therefore important to be able to recognize if someone is lying to you. For this you can use various verbal and nonverbal clues, and to analyze the body language of the interlocutor. About how to do it, you tell Pamela Meyer is the author of the book “Liespotting: proven methods of cheat detection”.

Video lecture from TED is available to listen to on this website.

Cost: free

 

What: video lecture about the importance of sleep

When: Friday-Sunday, July 10-12, 8:00 a.m.

Where: Online

Read more: we are All familiar with such feelings as irritability, drowsiness and unwillingness to do anything. Perhaps the reason for their occurrence is that we are not sleeping a lot? Probably you did not sleep last night, or it lasts for one month, six months or even longer.

But how many actually need to sleep, to sleep and be productive? And is it possible to “catch up”, if too long you deny yourself a quality vacation? The answers to these questions you will find after listening to a very informative video lecture from TED.

Cost: free

 

What: Internet marketing in simple words

When: Friday-Sunday, July 10-12, 8:00 a.m.

Where: Online

Read more: What is Internet marketing? How to build a marketing business? What is unique selling proposition? How to evaluate the effectiveness of advertising? How to create a queue of customers? For these and many other questions will be answered by the specialist in this area in this course.

He will also tell about the market of Internet advertising and demand for professionals in this field.

Cost: free

 

What: a video lecture on the power of gratitude

Теория денег и русское искусство: как провести выходные в Сан-Франциско Bay Area (10-12 июля)

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When: Friday-Sunday, July 10-12, 8:00 a.m.

Where: Online

Read more: the Only thing that unites all people is the desire to be happy. According to David Steindl-Rasta, a monk and scholar in the field of interfaith relations, happiness is born from gratitude.

Watch this inspiring TED video lecture about how it is important sometimes to stop and look where you’re going, and above all, be grateful.

About the speaker: David Steindl-Rast — monk and one of the reformers of Catholicism, founder of the Christian-Buddhist dialogue, an expert on Christian prayer.

Cost: free

 

Dear readers! Please note that in the epidemic of the coronavirus, some activities may be cancelled or rescheduled for other dates. Therefore, before you visit suggest you to check information on the website of the organizer.

 

But we have gathered for you many interesting activities online:

  • you can go to one of the 11 virtual tours of new York.
  • if you’ve been wanting to visit the best museums and theatres, you can now do this from the comfort of home, just follow this link.
  • to access free online courses universities USA, click here.
  • how to spend two weeks at home during the quarantine, see this publication.
  • and here collected 50 free courses on a variety of topics;
  • by clicking on the link, you will be able to visit the most famous castles in Europe;
  • Dozens of free resources to show the isolation we have collected here.

 

In addition, interesting events for every day of the week you can find in our calendar. Come, learn and share with your friends. Before you visit, check on the website of the event details and venue as they can change.

Keep us up to date with what’s happening in your city. Send information about events for the Russian-speaking Diaspora in the mail ad@forumdaily.com.

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