On May 25, 2018, the third issue of the magazine “The magazine “The USA and Canada” was published.
May 21-22, 2018 in Veliky Novgorod hosted the annual Russian-American conference “Dialogue Fort-Ross”, whose name goes back to the historical settlement of Russian pioneers in the territory of present-day California. The main mission of the annual conference is to strengthen bilateral contacts between Russia and the United States in the cultural and educational spheres. The agenda of the conference has recently also included political topics: topical issues of Russian-American relations and their prospects. This year, a special emphasis was placed on the problem of cybersecurity.
The director of ISKRAN, Doctor of Historical Sciences took part in the work of the conference and made presentations. V.N. Garbuzov, scientific director of ISCRAN academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences S.M. Rogov, Deputy Director of ISKRAN Ph.D. V.B. Supyan, k.polit.n. P.A. Sharikov.
Director of the Institute of the USA and Canada, Valery Nikolayevich Garbuzov and Rector of the Kazan Federal University Ilshat Rafkatovich Gafurov signed an agreement on cooperation in studying the countries of the North American region.
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May 17-19, 2018 the delegation of ISKRAN visited the Kazan (Privolzhsky) Federal University, where took part in the work of the 1st International Scientific Forum “Personality, Society and State in the History of the West and East”. The organizers of the Forum were the Kazan (Privolzhsky) Federal University, the Institute of International Relations, History and Oriental Studies, the Institute of World History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Russian Historical Society, the Russian Society of Intellectual History (Kazan Branch). The large-scale event was attended by more than 150 people. Experts from the academic environment and staff of higher education institutions discussed the problems of universal history and the issues of the relationship between the individual, society and the state from ancient times to the present day.
In the work of the Forum, the Director of ISKRAN, Doctor of Science, took part and made presentations. V.N. Garbuzov, Deputy Director of ISKRAN Ph.D. V.B. Supyan, President of the Russian Society for the Study of Canada Ph.D. T.R. Kuzmina.
Within the framework of the Forum in the show room of the Higher School of Journalism and Media Communications of the Kazan Federal University an open discussion took place on the topic “Current state and prospects of Russian-American relations”.
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On May 12-12, 2018, the XXVI Russian-American seminar “210 years of Russian-American diplomatic relations” was held at St. Petersburg State University. On his discussion platform, he united university and academic science, and its participants presented a wide geography.
During the seminar, topical international and regional problems of Russian-American relations in the political and economic spheres were discussed.
Director of ISKRAN D.Sc. V.N. Garbuzov spoke at the first plenary session of the seminar on the impact of complex modern domestic political processes in the political establishment of the United States on the foreign policy course of the administration of D. Trump. He also assessed the medium-term prospects for Russian-American relations.