News and events
DOC Research Institute contributes to the ‘Roundtable of Global Review: How to Deal with an Era of Strategic Instability and Uncertainty’?
On 7 November, the ‘Roundtable of Global Review: How to Deal with an Era of Strategic Instability and Uncertainty’? was hosted by leading Chinese think tank, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS). The conference opened with a welcome address from ZHOU Hanmin, Vice Chairman of the CPPCC Shanghai Committee, and SIIS President, CHEN Dongxiao. YANG […]
DOC Research Institute co-organises a conference on the ‘Eurasia Economic Partnership: Challenges and prospects’?
On 7 November, the Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS) and the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) held a joint conference called ‘Eurasia Economic Partnership: Challenges and prospects’. The conference opened with introductory remarks by Prof. Yan Anlin, Vice-President of SIIS. During the event the new book titled ‘Belts and Roads in Eurasia’ by […]
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 […]
DOC Research Institute takes part in the international conference, ‘Islam in a Modern Secular State’, in Kyrgyzstan
On 15-16 November, under the auspices of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, the second international conference ‘Islam in a Modern Secular State’ took place in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The purpose of the conference was to analyse Islam in relation to the state and to develop approaches to harmonise relations in Muslim communities, develop recommendations for improving 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, the […]
Last week, the Partnership for Peace (PfP) Consortium Study Group on Stability in the South Caucasus (SG RSSC) held its 18th workshop in Reichenau/ Austria. The workshop which was organized by the Consortium together along with the Austrian Ministry of Defense and the Dialogue of Civilizations Research institute brings together analysts from across the South […]
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 […]
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 […]
On 29 October, a delegation from DOC Research Institute visited Geneva on a ‘road show trip’, aimed at spreading knowledge about the Institute’s mission worldwide. The delegation, led by DOC RI Chairman Dr. Vladimir Yakunin, CEO Jean-Christophe Bas, and Executive Board Member Grigory Levchenko, met with leading Swiss-based international NGOs and held a joint event with […]
Which sources can still be trusted? Rhodes Forum 2018 looks at media in the age of post-truth politics
During the Rhodes Forum 2018, which took place in Greece on 5-6 October, the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute held its first ever panel dedicated to rebuilding trust in media in the era of ‘fake news’. Leading international journalists participating in the event included Eylon Levy from I24; Simon Shuster from Time Magazine; Mary Dejevsky, […]