Russian International Studies Association

Russian International Studies Association

XV RISA Convention

On October 12–14, 2023 MGIMO University is hosting the 15th Russian International Studies Association (RISA) Convention and PriorityFest — a best practices festival for the universities participating in the Priority 2030 State Program. Leading Russian and foreign scientists and representatives of the academic and research community are going to discuss socio-economic, political and legal trends towards the creation of a new world order. We invite researchers, expert practitioners, heads of project offices, research centers, educational programs and education projects as well as young scientists and postgraduate students to participate in the event. The agenda and detailed information about discounts in partner hotels for the participants of the event will be posted in the near future. Stay tuned for updates!

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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.