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Berlin, 20 September 2018 – Vladimir Popov, Research Director at the Berlin-based Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC), will present a joint research project by DOC and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) at the 2018 SPECA Economic Forum in Almaty on 20-21 September 2018 on the […]

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The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute is proud to present a new promotional video. The video explains the Institute’s fields of work and its flagship event, the annual Rhodes Forum. Please feel free to watch it, share it, and join the dialogue: DOC Research video The DOC RI aims to foster dialogue-based solutions to some […]

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Cape Town, 13. September 2018: Scholars from Brazil, Russia, India, and China joined South African counterparts to discuss digital media in the BRICS countries at the Centre for Film and Media Studies at the University of Cape Town, which, in collaboration with the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) based in Berlin, Germany, hosted a […]

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The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC RI) recently conducted a study on the ‘Structural and economic transformation towards sustainable development’ in the countries that are part of the UN Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA) – Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan – as well as Armenia. The study […]

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On 5 September 2018, Dr Vladimir Yakunin, the chairman of the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute’s supervisory board and the head of the Department of State Governance of the Faculty of Political Science at Moscow State University, delivered a keynote speech to the Central Banking Executive Programme held at Linacre College, University of Oxford. The […]

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Renowned historian, philosopher and political scientist Professor Achille Mbembe will participate in the key event of this year’s Rhodes Forum – the Summit on Africa “Еngaging Africa in Dialogue: Towards a Harmonious Development of the Continent”, which is a high-level panel dedicated to the development of the African continent and its relations with the rest […]

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Kolkata, 3 September 2018, The Management Development Institute (MDI), one of the Indian Government’s flagship research and education institutions, and the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC), a leading independent think tank headquartered in Berlin, will hold a conference on ‘Sustainable Development: A value chain perspective’ in Murshidabad, West Bengal on 7-8 September. The theme […]

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Expert economist and finance executive Dr. Vera Songwe will speak at the 16th Annual Dialogue of Civilizations Rhodes Forum, titled ‘Making Multilateralism Work: Enhancing Dialogue on Peace, Security, and Development’. Organised by the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute, the event will take place 5-6 October 2018 on the Greek Island of Rhodes. Dr. Songwe is […]

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TF8-T20-DOC-Revised-Policy-Brief-by-GROTE-Improving-GLAA policy brief entitled ‘Improving Governability, Legitimacy, Accountability’ by Jürgen Grote, Chief Researcher at the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC), has been accepted by Task Force 6 of the T20 Committee under the heading of ‘Social Cohesion, Global Governance, and the Future of Politics’. The brief will be discussed at the T20 Argentina Summit […]

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Berlin, 30  August 2018. A workshop titled ‘Hegemonic strategies: Contours of global management strategies’ convened on Monday at the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) in Berlin. It was the second in a trilogy of one-day conferences on the subject of ‘Re-inventing hegemonies’. Like the first of the series in May, which was co-organised with […]

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