Lecture

Lecture

"A problem-solving paradigm is available to mobilise the financial power necessary to defuse the challenges that now threaten the global community of nations", argues DOC author Fred Harrison.With neo-liberal models of the economy and politics now discredited, governments are...
The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) hosted a Lecture by Prof. Dr. h.c. Horst Teltschik at our New Year Reception, concerning the topic: “Europe in the Quicksand of Internal and External Turbulences”Professor Teltschik is a long-time confidant of former...
In his lecture, Dr. Trenin explains the tectonic shift that occurred in Russia’s foreign policy following the rupture with the United States and the European Union as a result of the 2014 Ukraine crisis. Having simultaneously abandoned its Plan...
In his lecture, Ambassador Dr. Wendelin Ettmayer gave an account of the development of the European integration process in the field of foreign policy, including its successes and shortcomings. In particular, Ambassador Ettmayer elaborated on how the objective of diplomacy...
The international community is currently undergoing a crucial transformation. With events such as Brexit and the election of Trump to the presidency, as well as Europe’s internal crisis, illustrated most notably by its difficulty in dealing with the influx...
Vectors of discussion:∙ Comparative statistics on the victims of terror∙ Main trends∙ Expectations for 2017Using his own statistics editor-in-chief of the "Caucasian Junction" edition presented the respective dynamics over the last 7 years of observations.Speakers:Grigory Shvedov, Editor-in-chief of the "Caucasian...
Though all humans are equals, they are nonetheless shaped by different socialization patterns in a particular civilizational setup determined by an equally particular value system. It follows that structural globalization simultaneously takes place along a cultural fragmentation of peoples...
Both Christianity and Islam are offspring of Judaism. Nevertheless, bitter confrontations have taken place among these three religions throughout history.It is the aim of this lecture to explore the positive approach of Judaism to the other two faiths, as...
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...
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 of...

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