Category: SEMINARS

On March 30, 2020, an international scientific seminar on topical issues of the arms control regime was held in ISCRAN.

On March 30, 2020, under the auspices of ISCRAN and the US National Academy of Sciences, an international scientific seminar was held on topical issues of the arms control regime. Initially, this seminar was planned in person, but due to emergency measures taken by the governments of all countries to curb the spread of COVID19, it was transferred to the digital video format.

The seminar was moderated on the Russian side by academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences S. Rogov, scientific supervisor of ISCRAN, and on the American side by Linton Brooks, senior adviser to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), head of the American delegation at the negotiations on the START-1 treaty.

On the Russian side, the seminar was attended by leading experts and experts in the field of international security from research institutes and independent expert centers, as well as representatives of government agencies:

Yesin V. I., Leading Researcher, ISCRAN, former Chief of the Main Staff of the Strategic Missile Forces, Ph.D., retired Colonel General;

P. Zolotarev, ISCRAN Leading Researcher, Ph.D., retired Major General;

Kuznetsov V. S., ISCRAN Senior Researcher, former Chief Military Representative of the Russian Federation to NATO, retired Vice Admiral;

Yumasheva I. A., member of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs (United Russia);

Buzhinsky E.P., Chairman of the PIR Center Council, Vice-President of the INF Treaty, Candidate of Military Sciences, Retired Lieutenant General;

Voitolovsky F. G., Director of IMEMO RAS, Corresponding Member of RAS, Doctor of Political Sciences;

Zinchenko A.V., Leading Expert, Center for International Information Security and Scientific and Technological Policy, Doctor of Historical Sciences;

V. Kozyulin, project director for new technologies and international security of the PIR Center;

Krivolapov O. O., Researcher ISCRAN, Candidate of Political Science;

Romashkina N.P., corresponding member AVN RF, candidate of political sciences, professor, head of the Information Security Problems Group, IMEMO RAS;

Ryzhikh Yu. K., independent expert, former head of the automated control systems department of the Strategic Missile Forces General Staff, retired colonel;

Seleznev S.P., Ph.D., Corresponding Member of IAS IPT, retired colonel, former deputy head of the Department of Information Technology, 27 Central Research Institute of the Moscow Region;

Shakirov O. I., PIR Center Consultant;

Sharikov P. A., Leading Researcher, Department of Military-Political Studies, ISCRAN, Candidate of Political Sciences;

Sokolova P., representative of IB-group;

Stefanovich D.V., independent expert, expert at the INF Treaty;

Stepanova N.V., Researcher, Department of Military-Political Studies, ISCRAN;

Streltsov A. A., Head of Department, Institute for Information Security Problems, Moscow State University M.V. Lomonosov.

From the American side, the seminar was attended by:

Diana Arsenyan, Vice President, International Programs, Carnegie Corporation;

Matthew Bunn, Leading Researcher at the School of Management. J. F. Kennedy, Harvard University, Belfer Center for Science and International Relations, organizer of the atomic control project at Harvard University; Leading US Specialist in Nuclear Weapons and Dangers;

Richard Garwin, Emeritus Professor, IBM Corporation, Thomas J. Watson Research Center;

Rose Gottemoeller, NATO Deputy Secretary General (2016-2019), US Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, head of the American delegation to the negotiations on START-3;

Rita Gunter, Program Manager, Department of Political and Global Affairs, US National Academy of Sciences;

Robert Latiff, Retired Major General; Private Advisor on Advanced Technology;

 Professor, George Mason University; Carl Robisho, International Peace and Security Program Officer, Carnegie Corporation

Corporation of New York);

James Timby, Honorary Guest Officer of the Annenberg Program, Hoover Institute, Stanford University;
 Member of the US National Academy of Sciences’s Committee for International Security and Arms Control [CISAC], former senior specialist at the Department of State closely associated with arms control agreements (1983-2016) .;

David Franz, former commander of the Army Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, member of the Council for Integrated Nanotechnology;

Stephen Fetter, professor of public policy at the University of Maryland, former assistant to the president of the United States for science and technology;

Jill Khruby, NTI Researcher, Former Director of Sandia National Laboratories

During the seminar, a comprehensive assessment was made of the impact of the COVID19 coronavirus pandemic on the processes occurring in world politics, the main focus of the seminar was on discussing the extension of the START-3 treaty, new directions for Russian-American cooperation in the light of the pandemic that swept the world were proposed.

Seminar participants noted the benefits of such a format for holding expert meetings and agreed to organize them on a regular basis.

Workshop video is available at https://drive.google.com/open?id=1KCqm5HOvTGIB0FB3FPhLiAPQTaDWhmNZ

The Council of Young Scientists of ISCRAN together with the Council of Young Scientists of the Institute of Latin America of the Russian Academy of Sciences held a scientific seminar with the report ‘Modern Mexico: Features of Domestic and Foreign Policy’

On November 14, 2019, the Council of Young Scientists of ISCRAN together with the Council of Young Scientists of the Institute of Latin America of the Russian Academy of Sciences held a scientific seminar. Ph.D. A.A. Manukhin (senior researcher with ISKRAN, ILA RAS) and candidate of political sciences E.Yu. Kosevich (NS HSE) made a presentation ‘Modern Mexico: Features of Domestic and Foreign Policy’. Following their presentation, a discussion took place during which workshop participants discussed the first results of the government of Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador, as well as the changing role of Mexico in international economic and political unions.

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On September 19, 2019 at 15.00 at the Institute of Latin America of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Bolshaya Ordynka St., 21), the Council of Young Scientists of ISCRAN held a joint scientific seminar.

On September 19, 2019 at 15.00 at the Institute of Latin America of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Bolshaya Ordynka St., 21), the Council of Young Scientists of ISCRAN held a joint scientific seminar. Within the framework of the event, a speech was held by A.S. Stepanova with the report “Sino-US Relations in the Field of International Security at the Present Stage”.

On June 6, 2019, a Russian-American seminar on Nuclear Security Cyber ​​Threats was held

On June 6, 2019, a Russian-American seminar on “Nuclear Security Cyber ​​Threats” was held. From the Russian side, the event was organized by the Institute of the USA and Canada RAS, from the American side – the organization “Nuclear Threat Reduction Initiative” (NTI – Nuclear Threat Initiative).

Experts from the American side took part in the seminar:
Lynn Rasten, NTI Vice President, Page Stoutland, NTI Vice President of Science and Technology, Jill Hruby, NTI Research Fellow, Herbert Lin, Senior Cyber ​​Security Policy Research Fellow, Stanford University International Security and Cooperation Center.

From the Russian side:
Academician of RAS S.M. Rogov, scientific adviser, ISCRAN; Dr.Sc. V.N. Garbuzov, Director of ISCRAN; Ph.D. P.S. Zolotarev, scientific director of the military-political direction of ISCRAN; to. polit. n P.A. Sharikov, Leading Researcher, ISCRAN. The seminar was also attended by employees of other Russian research organizations – IMEMO RAN, MGIMO (U) MFA OF, PIR Center, Diplomatic Academy, RIH and others.

Presentations were made by Page Stoutland and P.S. Zolotarev.

The discussion showed the closeness of the participants’ positions on a number of issues. The parties decided to continue the dialogue in autumn 2019.

On September 21, 2018, the Seminar of Young Scientists of ISCRAN was held under the guidance of the Scientific Director of the Institute of Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences S.M. Rogov

On September 21, 2018, the Seminar of Young Scientists of ISCRAN was held under the guidance of the Scientific Director of the Institute of Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences S.M. Rogov. The participants of the seminar made twelve reports and presentations in the direction of their research. In the discussion part of the seminar, the presented issues were discussed, the supervisor of ISCRAN expressed his comments and ideas. Regular holding of such seminars is a pledge of continuity of the school of American Studies at the Institute of the USA and Canada of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

April 12 this year. a joint seminar of ISCRAN and ILA RAS “Policy of the administration of D. Trump in the Western Hemisphere: ideology, practice, consequences” was held

On April 12, 2018, a joint seminar entitled “D. Trump Administration Policy in the Western Hemisphere: Ideology, Practice, Consequences” was held, in which experts from the Institute of the USA and Canada of the RAS and the Institute of Latin American Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences took part.

On the part of ISKRAN, the Doctor of Historical Sciences took part in it. Garbuzov VN, Director of ISKRAN, Doctor of Economics Supyan VB, the head of the scientific direction of ISKRAN, Ph.D. Babich SN, Deputy Director of ISKRAN for academic and administrative work, scientific issues, Ph.D. Menshikova A.M., Doctor of Economics Komkova EG, Cand. n. Filippenko AA, politician. n. Evseenko AS, Cand. n. Krivolapov OO, Ph.L. Koshkin P.G.

During the seminar, the impact of the implementation of the policy of protectionism of the administration of D. Trump on the countries of Latin America, the prospects for integration processes in the Western Hemisphere and the participation of Latin American countries in projects for international economic cooperation were discussed.

When discussing the policy of the administration of D.Trump concerning Cuba, a complete departure from the process of establishing relations between the two countries initiated by the previous US administration was established, which was expressed in the introduction of new sanctions against Cuban commercial companies related to the security forces of Cuba.

In the course of the discussion on US sanctions against Venezuela, the joint position of most Latin American countries condemning the policy of Venezuelan President N. Maduro was noted.