September 26-27, 2018, the VIII Annual Scientific Conference “Arbatov Readings” was held
September 26-27, 2018, the VIII Annual Scientific Conference “Arbatov Readings” was held. This year it was called the “New Cold War: Lessons Learned”. The conference was held in plenary and breakout sessions, during which the speakers presented their views and gave an in-depth analysis of the causes and characteristics of the confrontational model in Russian-American relations by 2018, as well as US relations with other regions and regional powers of the world. They also expressed views on possible options for the development of the situation in the economic, foreign policy and military-political spheres.
Academician Vitaly V. ZHURKIN, Honorary Director of the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences ARBATOV Alexey Georgievich, Head of the International Security Center EAT. Primakov RAS, George Borisovich, Director of the North American Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Academician of the RAS DINKIN Alexander Alexandrovich, President of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations named after EAT. Primakov RAS, Corresponding Member. RAS GROMYKO Alexey Anatolyevich, Director of the Institute of Europe, RAS, Corr. RAS VOYTOLOVSKY Fedor Genrikhovich, Director EAT. Primakov RAS, Academician RAS IVANOVA Natalia Ivanovna, First Deputy Director IMEMO them. EAT. Primakova of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Liliya Ernstovna ILIKOVA, Deputy Director for Research at the Institute of International Relations, History and Oriental Studies, Kazan Federal University (Kazan), Vladimir KHOLODNOV, Head of the Russian Society for Canadian Studies (Kazan).
The conference ended with a plenary session, which was held by Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Sergei Sergeyevich Rogov, scientific supervisor of ISCRAN, as well as summarizing the work of the sections presented by the section leaders – Ph.D. Viktor SUPYAN, Head of Research, Chief Researcher and Doctor of History Sergey Samuilov, Chief Researcher. The general results of the conference were summed up by the Director of ISCRAN GARBUZOV Valery Nikolaevich.