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    Jahresabschlussempfang im Wiener DOC-Büro

    DOC-Mitbegründer Dr.Walter Schwimmer und DOC-CEO Jean-Christoph Bas luden am 3.Dezember die Freunde und Partner des Wiener DOC-Büros zu einem Jahresabschlussempfang. An die 50 Vertreter der Wissenschaft, von Religionsgemeinschaften, NGOs und auch diplomatischen Vertretungen kamen ins Wiener DOC-Büro und hatten mit den Gastgebern einen regen Gedankenaustausch über Ziele, Prioritäten und Perspektiven des Dialogue of Civilizations...
    Peking University, Vladimir Yakunin

    Dr. Vladimir Yakunin speaks on public policy and governance in Eurasia at Peking University

    On 3 November, at the invitation of Peking University’s School of Government, Dr. Vladimir Yakunin, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DOC Research Institute, delivered a keynote speech at the Forum for the Modernization of Governance to the more than 400 experts from the research community. The forum was hosted by Peking University, under the...

    The concepts of ‘nation-state’ and ‘empire’ in Russian politics: Winter School 2018 at Moscow Universities

    Berlin, 14 November 2018: The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) and partners are opening applications for a two-week winter school in Moscow in December, focusing on ‘The concept of empire in Russian politics: Past and present’. Partners in the project are the DOC, the Chair of Eastern European History at Berlin Humboldt University,...

    DOC Research Director at the Forum of Economists of Uzbekistan

    Prof. Vladimir Popov, Research Director at the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) participated in the 10th Forum of Economists, organised by the Institute for Forecasting and Macroeconomic Research under the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The Forum was, attended by a large number of Uzbek officials, among them the Minister of...

    Meet in Mitte format launched with a special event for the Fall of the Berlin Wall

    On 8 November, the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) will screen the film ‘Bornholmer Straße’ to mark the 29th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Harald Jäger, one of the main characters in the movie, will be present to give a first-hand account of the events on 9 of November, 1989. Harald...

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