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.
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.
Visit of the youth delegation of the Institute of USA and Canada RAS April 9-16, 2018 to the University of Maryland and the scientific centers of Washington.
On April 9-16, 2018, a scientific trip of the youth delegation of the Institute of the USA and Canada to the University of Maryland and the scientific centers of Washington took place.
The program of the visit to the University of Maryland included participation in seminars on various aspects of international security conducted by professors and professors of the University. Russian and American students and graduate students have jointly developed documents on two topical issues of contemporary international relations. The first Russian-American group presented a joint report containing recommendations on the settlement of the nuclear problem on the Korean peninsula. The result of the work of the second group was a joint report on possible measures to resolve problems related to the implementation of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.
As part of the trip to Washington, the following scientific and expert centers were held: the Russian-American Business Cooperation Council, the Russian American Foundation, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Georgetown University, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the Hudson Institute. In addition, the delegation took part in a meeting with the staff of the newspaper The Washington Post and visited the Russian Embassy in the United States. A wide range of topics were discussed: the prospects for Russian-American relations, the future of the arms control regime, the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, in particular the nuclear issue of the Korean peninsula and the “nuclear deal” with Iran.
December 14, 2017 in the US and Canada Institute held a scientific seminar on ‘European Security Issues’, in the work of which representatives of the Swiss Embassy in Moscow and the Ministry of Defense of Switzerland.
The seminar discussed issues of Russian-American relations and European security in the context of the deterioration of relations between the two countries.
October 31 – November 3, 2017 the delegation of ISKRAN headed by the Scientific Director of the Institute, academician Rogov SM. visited the city of Washington (USA) on a scientific visit. During the trip, ISKRAN staff participated in numerous seminars and conferences organized jointly with American scientific centers.
The seminar was devoted to Russian-Korean relations and the problems of strategic stability.
Representatives of the Institute of International Relations and National Security (Republic of Korea) and the Korean National Diplomatic Academy took part in its work.
June 19-25, 2017, the delegation of ISKRAN headed by the Scientific Director Academician Rogov SM and vice. director Zolotarev PS paid a working visit to Washington, DC (USA). During the trip, the Institute’s staff participated in scientific events organized jointly with American scientific centers.