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Rooted in a tradition of seeking dialogue-based solutions to humankind’s most pressing issues, Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute builds on the World Public Forum Dialogue of Civilizations’ (WPF Dialogue of Civilizations, DOC) legacy and expertise, bringing together global thought leaders from academia, public policy, business, and civil society to debate and develop practice-based policy advice.

Activities include: original research, expert commentary, seminars, round-table debates, and conferences.

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Apr 2018

Contexts of identity formation in the post-modern era: The impact of the ‘relational self’ on a true dialogue of civilizations

Contexts of identity formation in the post-modern era: The impact of the ‘relational self’ on a true dialogue of civilizations

Round Table Berlin, Germany
This roundtable is part of a year-long series of events organised by DOC RI, focused on developing a comprehensive ‘dialogue of civilisations’ theory within the research focus Life Space for Humanity. Each roundtable will address one of the four dimensions ...
International Round-Table  “Humanitarian Aspects of New Information and Communication Technologies Development: Prospects and Challenges”

International Round-Table “Humanitarian Aspects of New Information and Communication Technologies Development: Prospects and Challenges”

Round Table Nizhni Novgorod, Russia
Rapid development and everyday application of new information and communication technologies produce along with certain advantages a wide range of possible threats to human security. Traditional practices of handling issues of political management, healthcare and education transform into a new ...

May 2018

Inventing hegemonies : Theories and approaches

Inventing hegemonies : Theories and approaches

Round Table Warsaw, Poland
This Roundtable will be held at Warsaw University by The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC), The Faculty of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Warsaw and The Centre for Governance and Public Management (CGPM) at the ...
Actual Problems of Migrants’ Adaptation in Eastern part of Russia and Ways to Properly Address Them

Actual Problems of Migrants’ Adaptation in Eastern part of Russia and Ways to Properly Address Them

Round Table Ekaterinburg, Russia
Migration plays an important role in formation of state and public development and makes a profound impact on the economic and social landscape. State and public institutions of interaction with migrants are addressing the complex issues of designing and developing ...
Beyond GDP: Alternative measures of economic and social progress

Beyond GDP: Alternative measures of economic and social progress

Round Table Berlin, Germany
Gross National Product (GDP) started to be calculated by statisticians in the US and Europe only after the Second World War, and has been criticised since the moment of its inception as a practice. In an often-cited speech at the ...
“Capacity Building for Infrastructure Development in Emerging Economies”

“Capacity Building for Infrastructure Development in Emerging Economies”

Round Table Berlin, Germany
Infrastructure development is an important factor that allows for sustainable economic growth, and provides a solid starting point for the steady ascension of social well-being indicators in the long run. Countries with emerging economies are interested in sustainable infrastructure development, ...

Jun 2018

3rd Annual academic investment migration seminar: International mobility of the wealthy and global inequality

3rd Annual academic investment migration seminar: International mobility of the wealthy and global inequality

04 June, Geneva, Switzerland Building on the success of the Investment Migration Seminars in 2016 and 2017, the convenors are seeking contributions to an international conference on the key economic, political and legal developments on the mobility of the wealthy ...
Conference “Africa-Europe Relationships: A Multi-Stakeholder Perspective”

Conference “Africa-Europe Relationships: A Multi-Stakeholder Perspective”

Conference Rome, Italy
The conference will examine the plurality of socio-economic and political interactions underpinning the relationship between Africa and Europe. In particular, it aims to identify and discuss patterns of cooperation and recurrent obstacles in the African-European multi-stakeholder dynamics. The conference intends ...
25 Years of ‘Clash of Civilizations’: From Huntington to Trump and Beyond

25 Years of ‘Clash of Civilizations’: From Huntington to Trump and Beyond

Round Table Berlin, Germany
As the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC RI) marks its second anniversary this July, building off of 16 years of heritage as the World Public Forum, we also mark the anniversary of one of the most influential and controversial ...

Oct 2018

Rhodes Forum 2018: Making Multilateralism Work: Enhancing Dialogue on Peace, Security and Development

Rhodes Forum 2018: Making Multilateralism Work: Enhancing Dialogue on Peace, Security and Development

Conference Rhodes, Greece
The DOC Research Institute is pleased to announce that its next Dialogue of Civilizations Rhodes Forum will take place on 5-6 October 2018 on the Greek island of Rhodes. The DOC Rhodes Forum 2018 will continue the Rhodes Forum tradition of shining a light ...

Apr 2018

Conference: Democratic capitalism and its discontents

Conference: Democratic capitalism and its discontents

ConferenceBerlin, Germany
The all-too-common assertion that the world is in a big mess reflects different facets of the current crisis. It demonstrates the existence of a triple crisis among the major institutions of governance, within the State, the Market, and the Community. ...

Institutions and leadership as safeguards for stable democracies in contemporary times

 Institutions and leadership as safeguards for stable democracies in contemporary times by Ashok K. Pavadia  Former bureaucrat and expert on governance and sustainable development Date: 13 th April 18:00 Location: Dhainik Bashkar, 94, Sector 28, Noida 201-301
Putin’s 4th presidency: Prospects for Russian foreign policy - Lecture by Andrey Kortunov

Putin’s 4th presidency: Prospects for Russian foreign policy - Lecture by Andrey Kortunov

LectureBerlin, Germany
Professor Andrey Kortunov is Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), the leading Russian foreign policy think tank. He will give his view on the prospects for Russian foreign policy during Vladimir Putin’s fourth term as president. Kortunov ...
The Concept of Dialogue in the Modern World: Philosophical Understanding and Practical Application

The Concept of Dialogue in the Modern World: Philosophical Understanding and Practical Application

ConferenceAlmaty, Kazakhstan
The topics of the online conference are designed in such a way so to promote the development of knowledge and skills of intercultural understanding and communication from a methodological and practical points of view. Needless to say, in the modern ...

Mar 2018

Turkey in the Middle East: Outlines of Political Expansion

Turkey in the Middle East: Outlines of Political Expansion

LectureMoscow, Russia
On 28 March 2018, the DOC Research Institute Moscow office organizes a lecture by Pavel Shlykov, Associate Professor at the Institute of Asian and African Studies at the Lomonosov Moscow State University. The lecture will deal with the analysis of ...
The poker game of geopolitics: Eurasia as vital link in the New World Order

The poker game of geopolitics: Eurasia as vital link in the New World Order

LectureBerlin, Germany
The lecture focuses on the structural mega trends and the specific transformations, both national and regional, leading to a commercial and infrastructural re-evaluation of the Eurasian space. It will also shed light on the effects of this process on certain ...
Causes and Consequences of Middle East Conflicts post Arab Spring by Mark Farha

Causes and Consequences of Middle East Conflicts post Arab Spring by Mark Farha

LectureBerlin, Germany
Mending US-Russia Relations to Stem the Sectarian Contagion in the Middle East While the roots of ethno-sectarian conflict in the Middle East are manifold, there is little doubt that the concocted ‘new cold war’ between the United States and Russia ...

Feb 2018

The Cultural Factor of 'Realpolitik': A lecture by Constantin von Barloewen

The Cultural Factor of 'Realpolitik': A lecture by Constantin von Barloewen

LectureBerlin, Germany
According to anthropologist Constantin von Baerlowen, the concept of ‘modernisation’  is inherently Western, limiting the way we think about development to only one framework. 'Modernity’ raises the question of whether modernisation is simply ‘Westernisation’.  A multipolar world requires a deep understanding ...
Islam in Eurasia

Islam in Eurasia

ConferenceTyumen, Russia
"Islam in Eurasia" conference is organized by Tyumen State University and Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute, two entities that established a successful cooperation with each other. The event in Tyumen continues a DOC RI project on building interaction with Russia’s ...
Protests in Iran. What's next?

Protests in Iran. What's next?

LectureMoscow, Russia
Protests in Iran that took place at the turn of 2017-2018 raised a question of the future of the Islamic Republic. Is it a start of a new protest trend, or will it remain just as a single instance episode? ...
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