Russian International Studies Association

Russian International Studies Association

XI RISA Convention

«Dialectics of an empire: revolution vs continuity»

On 28-29 September MGIMO-University hosted the 11th Russian International Studies Association Convention (RISA) “Dialectics of the Empire: Revolution versus Continuity”. The event is supported by MGIMO Endowment Fund.

The basic program included the work of sections devoted to the topic of the Convention. Besides, according to the plan of events connected with the centenary of the Russian Revolution of 1917, in the framework of the XI RISA Convention MGIMO hosted the international scientific conference “The Russian Revolution of 1917 and its role in the history of the XX century”. The Conference was co-organized by the Institute of World History of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Russian Historical Society).

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