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Call for papers: DOC RI 2018 Rhodes Volume

The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute invites research papers to be published in our 2018 Rhodes Volume. The papers should be related to the themes of the Annual Rhodes Forum, which will be held in Rhodes, Greece from October 5th to 6th 2018.
The aim of DOC RI is to analyse major social, economic, and political trends and to suggest alternative models for regional and global sustainable development. DOC RI works within six research topics; authors may use these areas to refine their ideas, however papers should fall under at least one of the Specific Topics listed below
If you would like to submit a research paper, please send your submission to editor@doc-research.org by June 15, 2018, specifying which of the Specific Themes your paper falls under. Papers should be no more than 6,000 words. Please note that submissions will not be accepted.
Participants will be informed about the decision before August 15, 2018.
 Specific paper topics:

‘From Deadlock to Solutions: Dialogue for a Comprehensive Euro-Atlantic Security Architecture’

The aim of these papers should be to outline potential parameters of an inclusive and cooperative pan-European security architecture, and to explore mechanisms though which further deterioration of relations between Russia and the West can be avoided and cooperation enhanced.

‘The Middle East Paradigm of Conflict: Only One Solution is Impossible”

The panel will examine the positions of external actors involved in the Middle East, as well as the dynamics that result from their involvement and interaction. In particular, attention should be focused on the positions of external

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This year the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute supported the prestigious Musical Olympus Charity Ball, which took place on 2-3 June 2018 at the Catherine Palace in Saint Petersburg. The Musical Olympus Ball has been held annually since 1999 and gathers the élite of Russian art, business, and politics. International guests from Austria, Switzerland, Germany, […]

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Georgi Derluguian takes a grand, historical-sociology and anthropologically inspired look at the history of social evolution, examining behaviours that counter the aggrandisement of ‘chiefs’ – elites who have established themselves as rulers by imposing themselves upon the collective power of humanity. He draws hope that through a combination of social initiative and the staying power […]

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