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On the 28th of March 2018, the Moscow office of the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute, along with the Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund, organised a lecture by Associate Professor Pavel Shlykov at the Lomonosov Moscow State University’s Institute of Asian and African Studies. The lecture focused on Turkey’s foreign policy in the Middle East. Professor […]

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The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute recently published a special report on why China’s approach to globalisation is different, and how this different conceptualisation could benefit humanity. Professor Peimin Ni explores Confucian and Daoist traditions in order to shed light on China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative. Explaining the concepts of ‘the community of […]

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Berlin – It was an inspiring glance into the future of the 21st century that the political scientist and Eurasia specialist, Jacopo Maria Pepe, offered his audience at the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC). His key thesis: the term ‘Grander Europe’, fashionable following the Cold War, has given way to the concept of a […]

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On March 20, 2018, DOC RI Berlin hosted ‘Causes and Consequences of Middle East Conflicts post Arab Spring’, a lecture by Doha Institute Associate Professor Mark Farha. In his presentation, Dr. Farha analysed the factors that caused the Arab Spring. Among other things, he pinpointed the fact that a price explosion prevented a political one […]

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London, 23 March 2018: The London School of Economics Department of International History and LSE IDEAS invited Prof. Vladimir Popov, Research Director in Economics & Politics at the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute, to take part in a workshop that explores previously unstudied facets of the fall of the Soviet Union, titled ‘The Reevaluating the […]

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As early theoreticians of socialism believed, a centrally planned economy organised rationally – the whole society working as one single plant – should be able to avoid these losses and thus to achieve higher efficiency.  “In the last analysis, – wrote Lenin in 1919, – productivity of labour is the most important, the principal thing […]

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James K. Galbraith reviews in his special report inequality under globalisation: A reprise published at DOC Research Isntitute historic approaches to inequality, from Rousseau, Marx, and Smith to the Kuznets’ Curve, and explains how work by researchers at the University of Texas improves on the use of older datasets to measure inequality. He presents an […]

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The DOC RI Vienna office hosted its 44th round table on Monday, 12 March, with a presentation by the former chief rabbi of Vienna (1983 – 2016,) Dr. Paul Chaim Eisenberg. about his new book Auf das Leben! Witz und Weisheit eines Oberrabbiners (To Life! The Jokes and Wisdom of a Chief Rabbi).  Auf das […]

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Between 28 February 2 March, the 2nd Russian-Chinese Economic forum, Eastern Perspective of the Russian Economy was held in St. Petersburg. DOC Research Institute Program Manager Andrey Filippov attended the conference and took part in discussions on infrastructure development and the digital economy. International cooperation in industrial production, Internet commerce, education, banking and investment in […]

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On 21 May 2018, a round table entitled (Re) Inventing Hegemonies : Theories and Approaches 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 Carleton University. […]

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