Russian International Studies Association

Russian International Studies Association

XIII RISA Convention

October 14th–16th, MGIMO hosted the 13th Russian International Studies Association Convention, embracing several major international conferences, over 70 discussion sessions, special events of multilateral and bilateral dialogue platforms as well as partner research and educational institutions. The Convention gathered over 2,000 leading scholars, experts, statesmen and businessmen from Russia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, France, Greece, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, the UK, the USA, Uzbekistan, ASEAN and Latin American countries.

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About RISA

About Russian International Studies Association

Russian International Studies Association is one of the most dynamic national associations dealing with international relations studies. RISA is a member of the International Studies Association (ISA).

The goal of RISA is to preserve and develop the best traditions of interdisciplinary research and teaching in the sphere of international relations. RISA pursues the aim of maintaining a high professional level of research and teaching of international relations and world politics in Russia, as well as extending the network of professional contacts with foreign associations and establishing close ties between researchers and educators. The Association contributes to forging informal connections between the representatives of political and academic communities.

RISA conventions


In the aftermath of every Convention the Russian international studies association traditionally publishes the materials presented during the work of sections and round tables.

Please mind that the participants are expected to submit to the moderators of the sections the abstracts as well as full texts of the reports / articles (requirements for reports / articles), in advance.

  1. Requirements for the theses
  2. Requirements for the abstracts
  3. Requirements for texts of the reports / articles
  4. Requirements for the bibliography

The Organizing Committee reminds you that the final decision about the publication of texts of the reports in the aftermath of the upcoming Convention rests on moderators of the sections and the RISA Executive Board.