Russian International
Studies Association

XII RISA Convention

MGIMO-University will host the 12th Russian International Studies Association (RISA) Convention “The World of the Regions vs. the Regions of the World” 21-22 October, 2019.

XII RISA Convention Registration


Scientific contest among young researchers of international studies

In the framework of the XI RISA Convention a scientific contest among young researchers of international studies will be held for the second time in three nominations: “Best Monographic Paper”, “Best Collective Research”, “Best Scientific Article by a Young Researcher”. Besides, this year there will be a special nomination “The Great Russian Revolution and international studies: lessons of the past and current research problems”.

All papers submitted for the contest must be published in 2016 or later.

You can submit your applications from 15 June to 1 September. The awarding ceremony will take place in the days of the XI RISA Convention.

Please submit your applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (please mention the word “Contest” in the text of the letter) according to the form:

  1. Name and surname of the author or group of authors
  2. Place of work, position held
  3. Academic degree, academic title
  4. Contact information (address, telephone number, e-mail)
  5. Imprint and the text of the paper (pdf format)

Please mind that unpublished papers are not allowed to the contest.
The category of young researchers encompasses academic staff, PhD students, post-doctorate students and researchers working in analytical centers and educational institutions of higher education younger than 35 (date of birth – after 1982).


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