Mar 2018

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? [...]

Jan 2018

DOC New Year Reception with Günter Verheugen

DOC New Year Reception with Günter Verheugen

Special DateBerlin, Germany
On January 30th, the keynote speaker at the 2018 DOC New Year Reception will be SPD politician Günter Verheugen. Also an honorary professor at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt/Oder, Verheugen is a former European Commissioner for Enlargement (1999-2004) and [...]

Dec 2017

Eurasia Barometer: Development and Perspectives

Eurasia Barometer: Development and Perspectives

WorkshopVienna, Austria
The workshop is organised by the Eurasia Barometer Research Network and the Institute for Comparative Social Research's Eurasia Barometer in Vienna, directed by Professor Dr Christian W Haerpfer who is also the President of the World Values Survey Association and [...]
Migration in Europe and Eurasia

Migration in Europe and Eurasia

Conference Berlin, Germany
This conference will address issues relating to migration in Europe, and more broadly, Eurasia. The aim is to not only analyse issues of current migration trends and phenomena, but also to try to develop predictions regarding the role of migration [...]

Nov 2017

Were there viable alternatives in 1917 and 1929?

Were there viable alternatives in 1917 and 1929?

Round TableMoscow, Russia
This roundtable discussion will deal with the question of whether viable alternatives to two crucial events in Russian history were ever present: first, the Russian October Revolution in 1917, which led to the establishment of the communist regime. And second, the rollback [...]
Between fact and fakery: Information and instability in the South Caucasus  and beyond

Between fact and fakery: Information and instability in the South Caucasus and beyond

WorkshopReichenau an der Rax, Germany
In 2012, the Austrian Ministry of Defence and Sports, through its National Defence Academy and the Directorate General for Security Policy, resumed the scientific work done by the PfP Consortium of Defence Academies and Security Studies Institutes in the South [...]
Francis Gary Powers Jr shows Bridge of Spies

Francis Gary Powers Jr shows Bridge of Spies

Special DateBerlin, Germany
Francis Gary Powers, Jr., son of the legendary U-2 spy plane pilot Francis Gary Powers, and consultant on the production of the Bridge of Spies movie – which centres around the famous spy exchange on Glienicker Bridge near Berlin – [...]
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