Month: February 2019

On February 12-13, 2019, the Donald Trump: two years at the White House international conference was held at the Institute of the USA and Canada of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Results and prospects.

On February 12-13, 2019, the Donald Trump: two years at the White House international conference was held at the Institute of the USA and Canada of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Results and prospects. It was dedicated to discussing the results of the administration of the D. Trump by the end of 2018 – the so-called ‘equator’ of his first presidency. The program of the conference included a discussion of successes and failures in the main areas of activity of the American administration – in foreign, domestic, economic and military policies; the current state of the American political system was also analyzed. Conference participants, including their expert forecasts of the development of the situation in the above areas.

The work of the first day of the conference began with a plenary session, which was opened by the director of ISCRAN, Garbuzov Valery Nikolaevich, and the scientific director of ISCRAN, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Sergey Rogov. Presentations were made at the plenary by invited leading scientists from the OGPMO RAS – Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Fedor Genrikhovich Voitolovsky, Doctor of Political Sciences, Director of IMEMO named after EAT. Primakova RAS, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Natalya Ivanova Ivanovna, Doctor of Economics, First Deputy Director of IMEMO named after EAT. Primakova RAS, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Gromyko Alexei Anatolyevich, Doctor of Political Sciences, Director of the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Vladimir Mikhailovich Davydov, Doctor of Economics, Scientific Director of the Institute of Latin America of the Russian Academy of Sciences. As well as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia Panov Alexander Nikolayevich, Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Diplomacy, MGIMO, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Chief Researcher at the Institute of the USA and Canada RAS, Editor-in-Chief of the journal ‘USA and Canada: Economics, Politics, Culture’ .
Then the conference continued in two sections:
‘US Socio-Economic and Domestic Politics’ under the supervision of the ISCRAN Research Director, Doctor of Economics Supyan Victor Borisovich
“US Foreign and Military Policy” under the direction of ISCRAN Zolotarev Pavel Semenovich

On the second day, the conference continued with work in two sections:
‘US Socio-Economic and Domestic Politics’ under the supervision of the ISCRAN Research Director, Doctor of Economics Supyan Victor Borisovich
“US Foreign and Military Policy” under the direction of ISCRAN Zolotarev Pavel Semenovich

The conference ended with a plenary session, at which the results of the conference were summed up. Presentations were made by the heads of sections and academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Sergei Mikhailovich Rogov.
With words of gratitude for the work at the conference and ideas on the topic of future discussions, he addressed the participants of the conference. Garbuzov Valery Nikolaevich, and then closed the conference.

The conference program can be found here.

According to the results of the conference, a special issue of the journal ‘Russia and America in the 21st Century’ will be published, and you can also find a report on the conference on the pages of the journal ‘USA and Canada: Economics, Politics, Culture’.
Following the conference for the publication of a special issue of the electronic journal ‘Russia and America in the XXI Century.’ Articles on the conference topic (up to 40 thousand characters) should be sent to: v.garbuzov@iskran.ru.
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ISCRAN IS THE LEADER OF WORLD RATINGS

ISCRAN continues to hold a leading position in research in the field of defense and national security. In February 2019, the annual (twelfth) edition of the report ‘Global think tank index’ 2018 ‘(eng. -‘ 2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report ‘), published by the University of Pennsylvania (USA) since 2007, was released.
The report provides a rating of the “think tanks” of the world, compiled from a survey of scientists representing more than 7,500 scientific organizations, as well as government officials and journalists.
According to the report of the ‘Global think tank index’ 2018 ‘, ISCRAN takes:
2nd place among Russian think tanks and 41 places in the ranking of the best world think tanks involved in defense and national security issues;
4th place among Russian think tanks and 134th place in the ranking of the best world think tanks involved in foreign policy and international relations research;
5th place among Russian think tanks and 26th place in the ranking of the best think tanks in Central and Eastern Europe;
29th place in the ranking of the best regional think tanks (with freely defined status).

The full text of the report ‘Global think tank index’ 2018 ‘is available for download at: https://repository.upenn.edu/think_tanks/16/.

Director of ISKRAN V.N. Garbuzov spoke at the expert discussion ‘International Security in the Conditions of Nuclear Uncertainty’ …

February 5, 2019 ISCRAN Director V.N. Garbuzov spoke at the expert discussion ‘International Security in the Conditions of Nuclear Uncertainty’ of the Valdai International Discussion Club.

Discussion materials are available at: http://en.valdaiclub.com/events/own/yadernaya-neopredelyennost/.

February 1, 2019 the first issue of the digest ‘American Studies in Russia’ (American Studies in Russian Studies) was published

The first issue of the ‘American Studies in Russia’ digest in English is devoted to a review of the monographs of leading Russian American scientists published in 2017, an anniversary for ISCRAN. The content of these monographs covers a wide range of issues of domestic, foreign, economic, military policy of the USA and Canada.

The contents of the digest can be found at https://www.vesmirbooks.ru/books/catalog/history/3778/