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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