International Conference RUSSIA AND EUROPE: Interaction and Mutual Understanding in the 1700s–1900s

Conferences

Conference is organised with the financial support of the Russian Science Foundation (Project No 15-18-30087)
Working languages: English, Russian Papers – 15–20 mins. Discussion – 20 mins.

NOVEMBER 9
09.30 Registration

10.00–10.30 Greetings (planned)

Alexander Chubarian,
Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Director for Research, Institute of World History, RAS

Vladimir Titov,
First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

Michail Shvydkoy,
Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cultural Cooperation

Emil Brix,
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Austrian Republic in the Russian Federation

Rodiger von Fritsch,
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Russian Federation

Cesare Maria Ragaglini,
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Italy in the Russian Federation

Jean-Maurice Ripert,
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France in the Russian Federation

10.30–14.00 Russia – Europe: Milestones of mutual history

Moderators:
Roin Metreveli, Member, Vice-President of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences;
Viktor Ischenko, PhD, Institute of World History, RAS

Papers:

Alexander Chubarian,
Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Director for Research, Institute of World History, RAS
Russia and Europe: looking into future, recollecting past and present

Maurice Aymard, Prof., Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, School of Advanced Studies in Social Studies (Paris)
Russia and Europe: the beginning of acquaintance (first contacts, first exchanges, first information)

Mikhail Lipkin, Prof., Director of the Institute of World History, RAS
Searching for "United Europe": prehistory of the Russia – EU relations. 1940–1980s (new materials from the Russian and European archives)

11.20–11.40 Discussion

11.40–11.50 COFFEE-BREAK

Papers:

Rolf Torstendahl,
Professor Emeritus, Uppsala University
Borders and spaces – treaties and history as sources of conflicts

Alexey Gromyko, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Director, Institute of Europe RAS
Structures of confrontation and the legacy of history

Yury Rubinsky, Prof., Institute of Europe, RAS
Russia and France in European identity

Antonio Giulio de' Robertis, Prof., University of Bari
Common Interest vs National Interest: the roots of the current crisis of multilateralism and the whithering perspective of the "new international order"

Richard Sakwa, Prof., University of Kent
Europe and the Political: from axiological monism to pluralistic dialogism

Stefan Karner, Prof., Director, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research on War Consequences
Austria and Russia in the historical retrospective

13.40–14.00 Discussion

14.00–15.00 LUNCH

Moderators:
Natalia Egorova, Prof., Institute of World History, RAS;
Richard Sakwa, Prof., University of Kent

Papers:
Serguei Karp,
Prof., Institute of World History, RAS
European Enlightenment and Russia

Vadim Roginsky, Prof., Institute of World History, RAS
Northern Europe and Russia: complicated turns in the mutual relations in the eighteenth to twentieth centuries

Vasily Dudarev, PhD, Institute of World History, RAS
Russia and Germany: spheres of mutual cooperation in the nineteenth century

16.00–16.30 Discussion

16.30–16.45 COFFEE-BREAK

Moderators:
Vadim Roginskij, Prof., Institute of World History RAS;
Rolf Torstendahl, Professor Emeritus of the Uppsala University

Papers:
 Mirosław Filipowicz, Prof., Director, the Institute of East-Central Europe (Lublin)
Russia and its Western neighbours. The concept of East-Central Europe in the post-war world

Česlovas Laurinavičius, Prof., Lithuanian institute of History
On the crossroads of political systems. The case of Lithuania in the first half of the twentieth century.

Boris Morozov, PhD, Cummings Center for Russian and East European Studies, Tel Aviv University
Israel in the conflicts between USSR and the West: the case of the Six Day War of 1967

17.40–18.00 Discussion

NOVEMBER 10

10.00–13.40 Conflicts – Rivalry – Alliances in the international relations
Moderators:
Stefan Karner, Prof., Director, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute
for Research on War Consequences;  Velikhan Mirzekhanov, Prof., Deputy Director, Institute of World History, RAS

Papers: Nuria Salles Vilaseca, PhD, University of Barcelona
Spain’s discovery of Russia: a challenge to the British-designed
“balance of power” (1717–1719)

Olga Khavanova, Prof., Deputy Director,
Institute of Slavic Studies, RAS
The price of the alliance: the Austrian diplomacy and
the Russian court during the Seven Years War

Vladislav Rjeoutski, PhD, German Historical Institute Moscow
Language of diplomacy and language of diplomats:
French in Russia in the eighteenth century

Maria Petrova, PhD, Institute of World History, RAS
Translation and adaptation of the European diplomatic
literature in Russia in the second half of the eighteenth century

11.20–11.40 Discussion

11.40–12.00 COFFEE-BREAK

Papers: Victor Donninghaus, Prof., University of Freiburg «Wilhelm II was “our Kaiser”, and Nicolas II was “our Tsar”…»:
political and national associations of Germans in Moscow
in the late nineteenth –early twentieth century.

Evgeny Sergeev, Prof., Institute of World History, RAS
People’s Commissariat for Foreign Affairs and the Foreign Office:
from confrontation to collaboration, 1918–1924

Alexander Golubev, PhD, Institute of Russian History, RAS
Europe and the West in the Russian discourses of the 18–20th
centuries: evolution of foreign-policy stereotypes

Sergey Fiodorov, PhD, Institute of Europe, RAS
Russia – Europe's relationship: is it possible to overcome
the deadlock?

13.20–13.40 Discussion

13.40–14.30 LUNCH

14.30–17.00 Russia in European discourses. Europe and the West
in the Russian discourses. 1700s–1900s

Moderators: Olga Khavanova, Prof., Deputy Director, Institute of Slavic Studies, RAS;

Boris Morozov, PhD, Cummings Center for Russian and East European
Studies, Tel Aviv University

Papers: Olga Pavlenko, PhD, Vice-Rector of the Russian State University
for Humanities
«Face to face»: images of the Other in the formation of modern
European nations

Vladimir Kantor, Prof., National Research University Higher School
of Economics
A Russian European as a phenomenon opposing Europe

Apollon Davidson, Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences,
Institute of World History, RAS
From “perfidious Albion” to the Entente Cordiale: the image of Great
Britain in Russia a hundred years ago

Olga Zaichenko, PhD, Institute of World History, RAS
Construction of the “St. Petersburg myth” as a part of the socio-political
debate in Germany during the period of the Restoration

Magnus Ilmjarv, PhD, School of Humanities, Tallinn University
Image of the Soviet Union in the Baltic States between the two
World Wars: politicians, military leaders and the press.

16.40–17.00 Discussion

NOVEMBER 11

10.00–16.30 Russia and Europe: space for education and culture
Moderators: Simon Dixon, Prof., School of Slavic and East European Studies,
University College of London;

Anna Matveeva, PhD, Institute of World History, RAS

Papers: Victoria Ukolova, Prof., Moscow State Institute of International
Relations (University)
Axiological discourse in teaching European history

Sergey Murtuzaliev, Prof., Institute of World History, RAS
The influence of European culture and science on teaching world
history in Russia during in 1700s–1900s

Alexander Ferebov, PhD, The Moscow Kremlin State Historical and
Cultural Museum and Heritage Site
Foreign language examination according to the Decree of August 6,
1809: variety of languages and their social attachment
(Moscow University Archives)

Dirk Kemper, Prof., Russian State University for Humanities
Cultural transfer as a new research method

11.20-11.40 Discussion

11.40–12.00 COFFEE-BREAK

Ekaterina Grantseva, PhD, Institute of World History, RAS
Russia and Spain in the twentieth century: the specifics of cultural
communications

Svetlana Gavrilova, PhD, Institute of Contemporary International
Studies, Diplomatic Academy, Russian Foreign Ministry
Russia and Italy today: politics, economics, culture

Natalia Bakshi, Director of the Russian-Swiss Centre, Russian State
University for Humanities
Russian literature through the prism of the Suhrkamp publishing house

Roin Metreveli, Member, Vice-President of the Georgian National
Academy of Sciences
The scientific cooperation between Russia and Georgia:
traditions and modernity

13.00–13.30 Discussion

13.30–14.30 LUNCH

Moderators: Česlovas Laurinavičius, Prof., Lithuanian institute of History;

Marina Arzakanian, Prof., Institute of World History, RAS
Papers: Simon Dixon, Prof., School of Slavic and East European Studies,
University College of London
Anglicanism and Orthodoxy in the Nineteenth Century: A European
relationship in global context

Anna Gromova, PhD, Institute of World History, RAS
Russian and European traditions of charity: the case of Grand Duchess Elisaveta Feodorovna

Alexey Popov, PhD, Southern Ural State University (Chelyabinsk) /
V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University (Simferopol)
A step towards or an attack? Travels of the Soviet tourists
to the European capitalist countries during the Cold War

Elena Makarova, PhD, Faculty of History, Moscow State University
The image of Russia in the English literature in the late nineteenth –
early twentieth century.

Dmitry Timofeev, PhD., Institute of History and Archaeology,
the Ural Branch RAS
Imitation or adaptation: a problem of the European ideological
influence in Russia in the early nineteenth century in the context of
history of concepts (Begriffsgeschichte)

16.10–16.30 Discussion

16.30-17.00 Evaluation of the conference

31 Oct 2016

International Conference RUSSIA AND EUROPE: Interaction and Mutual Understanding in the 1700s–1900s
Start: 10:00, 09.11.2016
End: 18:00, 11.11.2016
Address: Moscow, Leninski prospect 32 a, Blue Hall, 3rd floor
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