November 25, 2011, at the Department of Chinese Studies was held a seminar with associate Professor of Novosibirsk State University I.V. Oleynikov on the team of "Separatism in China". The teachers of the department have participated in this seminar. During the workshop, questions were raised regarding separatism, was also a discussion in which there were conflicting opinions. However, this workshop can be called a good example for the exchange of experience.