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ASEAN and Russia in Asia-Pacific region: dynamic of cooperation, regional processes and the global context

December, 9 the international conference “ASEAN and Russia in Asia-Pacific region: dynamic of cooperation, regional processes and the global context”, organized by the ASEAN Centre in MGIMO took place within the framework of the X RISA Convention. The participants of the Conference from Russia and ASEAN countries took stock of the intellectual results of the anniversary year of dialogue partnership between Russia and ASEAN and discussed the prospects of further cooperation.

Vice-rector of MGIMO Andrey Baikov and the temporary Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of the Philippines in Russia Ms Luningning G. Camoying addressed the audience with welcoming speeches.

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Scientific contest among young researchers

This year in the framework of the X RISA Convention a scientific contest among young researchers was held for the first time in three nominations: “Best monograph”, “Best collective research”, and “Best scientific article by a young researcher”. The totality of 47 papers were submitted to the Organizing Committee in the period from September, 1 to October, 31. The jury consisting of the members of the Governing Board of RISA have assessed 11 papers in the nomination “Best monograph”, 12 papers in the nomination “Best collective research”, and 24 works in the nomination “Best scientific article by a young researcher”.

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X RISA Convention - Requirements for abstracts and texts of reports

Dear participants of the 10th RISA Convention!

This year, the collection of abstracts and texts of the reports in the aftermath of the Convention will be carried out in two stages:

  • November 20, 2016 – deadline for the abstracts (requirements)
  • January 15, 2017 – deadline for the texts of the reports.

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X RISA Convention – Coming soon

Seven weeks are left before the X jubilee Convention of the Russian International Studies Association (RISA) “25 years of Russia's foreign policy” that will take place on December, 8-9, 2016 with the support of the MGIMO Endowment Foundation.

Now the list of sections and the working agenda of the X RISA Convention are on the final stage of formation. By this moment the agenda includes 2 plenary sessions and 52 sections and round tables (the list of sections is constantly updated) and the exhibition of book and journal novelties in the sphere of international relations, published by Russian publishing houses and think tanks. Besides, within the framework of the X RISA Convention two partner events will be held: international conference “Russia and Poland in new environment: are there opportunities for cooperation?” and a conference dedicated to closing of the year of the 20th anniversary of ASEAN – Russia Dialogue partnership.

The Organizing committee of the X RISA Convention kindly reminds that everyone interested is welcome to participate as speakers or listeners. Participation in the X RISA Convention requires registration and payment. The speakers are also expected to submit the abstracts of their reports (requirements) to moderators of corresponding sections (moderator's contacts are available here).

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X RISA Convention

On 8-9th December MGIMO University will host the 10th Russian International Studies Association (RISA) “25 years of Russia’s foreign policy”. The event is supported by MGIMO Endowment Fund.

RISA Convention traditionally will bring together several hundreds of famous Russian and international scholars to discuss the evolution of Russia’s foreign policy in the last quarter of a century and its strategy in the modern world, defining it international processes.

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Registration for IX RISA Convention now open

The IX RISA Convention will take place on 27-28 October. Its subject is ‘Multilateral Institutions: Global Efficiency vs. National Interests’.

This year, the RISA Convention is confined to the anniversary of the major international events: 200 years of the Concert of Europe, 70 years of the UN and Bretton Woods system, 40 years of the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe.

It is expected that some hundreds of Russian and international experts and researchers will traditionally gather to discuss the role of the international institutions in the modern world.

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VIII RISA Convention finished

VIII RISA Convention took place on 25-26 April, 2014. Its subject was ‘Metamorphosis of the post-crisis world: new regionalism and scenarios of the global management’. The programme included 2 plenary sessions, 29 sessions, 2 roundtables and a few partnership events.

The opening plenary session was jointed with the opening of the Global University Summit. Among others, MGIMO Rector A.Torkunov, Deputy Prime-Minister of Russia O.Golodets, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs S.Ryabkov, Deputy Minister of Education and Science V.Kaganov and Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Federation Council of Russia M.Margelov, took part in the session and contributed to the discussion afterwards.

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7th Russian International Studies Association Convention Application Process Is Now Open

Dear Colleagues! We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 7th Russian International Studies Association (RISA) Convention “ Resources of modernization: Opportunities and Limits of International Context” that will take place September 28—29, 2012 at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (76, Vernadskogo prospect, Moscow). To participate in the VII Convent of RAMI please register online by May 10, 2012.

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