May 2018

Beyond GDP: Alternative measures of economic and social progress

Beyond GDP: Alternative measures of economic and social progress

Round TableBerlin, 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 [...]
Sustainable development goals and India's socio-economic development: Importance of sanitation, health and hygiene

Sustainable development goals and India's socio-economic development: Importance of sanitation, health and hygiene

LectureNew Delhi, India
You are cordially invited to our 2nd edition of Delhi Policy Dialogue (DpD) on the theme of "Sustainable Development Goals and India's Socio-Economic Development:  Importance of Sanitation, Health and Hygiene" by Shri. Bindeshwar Pathak, recipient of Padma Bhusan and founder [...]
Dialogue in practice: Roundtable and dinner (Kulturen bitten zu Tisch)

Dialogue in practice: Roundtable and dinner (Kulturen bitten zu Tisch)

Round TableVienna, Austria
To mark the UNESCO World Day for Intercultural Dialogue, the 11th annual festival “Cultures invite to the table” and the annual Round Table Dinner, will take place on 24 May 2018 (in case of bad weather the alternative date for [...]
The deterioration of East-West relations

The deterioration of East-West relations

Round TableVienna, Austria
The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC), the International Institute for Peace (IIP), and the Research Center for Eurasian Studies at the University of Vienna (EURAS) organise an expert roundtable in Vienna on 23 May 2018: "The Deterioration of East-West Relations". [...]
Inventing hegemonies : Theories and approaches

Inventing hegemonies : Theories and approaches

Round TableWarsaw, 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 [...]
What is extremism? - interpretations of religious traditions followers

What is extremism? - interpretations of religious traditions followers

Round TableTomsk, Russia
The event is devoted to the complex phenomenon of modern society. Researchers around the world are trying to identify the causes of extremist activity, describe the features of its manifestation, identify mechanisms for counteraction at different levels. The aim of [...]
Scenarios of the Kurdish Future: Kurdish Areas of Iraq and Syria Today and Tomorrow

Scenarios of the Kurdish Future: Kurdish Areas of Iraq and Syria Today and Tomorrow

Round TableMoscow, Russia
The “Dialogue of Civilizations” Research Institute Moscow office organizes a roundtable “Scenarios of the Kurdish Future: Kurdish areas of Iraq and Syria Today and Tomorrow.” Until recently, Iraqi and Syrian Kurds were widely regarded as one of the key beneficiaries [...]

Apr 2018

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 TableNizhni 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 [...]
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 TableBerlin, 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 [...]
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. [...]
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