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VII International Interuniversity Scientific Conference "Russia & Modern
World: Problems of Political Development"
Location: Russia

Dear colleagues!
We have pleasure to invite you to take part in the international conference

VII International Interuniversity Scientific Conference
"Russia & Modern World: Problems of Political Development"
Date: 21-23 April, 2011
Place: Institute of Business & Politics, Moscow

General Topics:
CIVIL SOCIETY AND LAW STATE: PROBLEMS OF ESTABLISHMENT
- Civil society and law state: terminology, theory and reality
- Problems of establishment and development of the institution of civil
society in the modern world
- Category of law state in the modern legal-consciousness
- State and society: aspects of interaction
- People as subject and object of the power

REFORMING OF THE POLITICAL SYSTEM OF RUSSIA: EXPERIENCE AND PERSPECTIVES

- Experience of the world transformation and originality of its perception
in the political system of Russia
- Peculiarities of the transformation of social-political structure of
Russian society
- Institution of the Presidency and Russian parliamentarism
- One-party spirit and dominated party in Russia: comparative perspective
- Realization of the idea of sovereign democracy in the modern Russia:
strategies and results
- Problems of dialogue of the federal power and regional elite in the modern
Russia

MODERN RUSSIA: WORLD POLICY CHALLENGES
- Problems of Russia's identity in conditions of the globalization
- Transformation of Russian State system as reply to challenges of the
globalization
- Russia's foreign policy in conditions of transition from unipolar world to
multi-polar world-order
- New challenges and threats to national security of Russian Federation in
conditions of the globalization

INTEGRATION OF ECOLOGICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL POLITICS
- Mutual influence of ecological, economic and social initiatives
- Problems of forming of open society: economic-political aspect
- Modern economic theory: basing of ways of economic reforming of the State
- Integration of Russia's economy in the world management in conditions of
globalization
- Russian way of private business, municipal formations and small business

LEGAL ASPECT OF POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT OF RUSSIA: HISTORY AND CONTEMPORARY
- Conceptual problems of civil and arbitral process law
- Right of intellectual property: Russian and foreign models
- Alternative forms of permission of debate in the sphere of civil and
arbitral legal proceedings
- Reforming of executive-made in Russian Federation
- International trade treaties and agreement of WTO (World Trade
Organization) as regulators of foreign economic bargains

COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES (CIS): PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF
INTERACTION
- CIS as geopolitical formation
- Processes of globalization and localization within the limits of CIS
- Ways of regulation of political conflicts, economic and legal debates
within the limits of CIS
- Modern tendency to internationals interaction of the States of CIS
- Foreign policy of the States of CIS: collaboration and contradictions
- Dialogue of cultures within the limits of CIS

IMAGE OF RUSSIA IN THE DESIGN OF IDENTITIES
- Dynamics of the process of Russia's involving in European and Oriental
civilization space
- Role of image of Russia in forming of nations
- Russia as transmitter of European civilization to the East and connective
link of adaptation between East and West
- Modern Russia in publications of domestic and foreign mass media - Image
of Russia in literature of the East and West

RELIGION IN THE SYSTEM OF POLITICAL CULTURE: HISTORY AND MODERN TRENDS
- Religion - humanism - globalization: Russia and modern world
- Religious dialogue of the East and the West: perspective and strategies at
the present time
- Orthodoxy, Catholicism, Protestantism: originality of role in definition
of specific character of political institutions and social-political
processes
- Islam in the system of political culture: history and the present
- Theocratic forms of the organization of social-political life in the
modern world
- Temporal and religious power: interaction and confrontation

CULTURAL ASPECTS OF THE GLOBALIZATION
- Globalization in the context of modern humanist traditions
- Social-cultural aspects of globalization in Russia in XXI century
- The problem of morality in new globalization world
- Methodological problems of study of cultural aspects of globalization

MODERN ELITES: IDENTIFICATION PROBLEMS
- Dialogue of mass and elite cultures: theoretical aspects and practical
experience
- Social-political mechanisms of the forming of elite cultures
- Problems of basic culture and sub-culture in culturelogical research
- Peculiarities of art perception of the world in the modern culture and the
questions of the identification of the elites
- Globalization and cultural interests of the elites in Russia in XX - XXI
centuries

LITERATURE OF THE XX - XXI CENTURIES IN SOCIAL-POLITICAL ASPECTS
- New methods and approaches to studying of social-political themes in the
literature of the XX - XXI centuries
- Social-political concepts in the literature of the XX - XXI centuries and
ways of their representation
- Originality of social-political motifs in the literature of the XX - XXI
centuries
- Poetics of the East and the West in the literature of the XX - XXI
centuries
- Literary process and problems of globalization

MODELS OF UNIVERSITY EDUCATION IN THE MODERN WORLD
- Educational policy in the modern world and its influence on the
civilization development of the States
- Peculiarities of construction of the models of higher professional
education in the modern world
- Problems of modern university in the context of forming national
intelligentsia
- Methods of rise of quality of higher education and its role in
social-economic development of definite country
- Traditional and innovational methods of teaching in modern university
- Psychological peculiarities of organization of professional teaching

The panel discussion "Unity of Russia: myth, reality or idea" involving
known scientists, politicians, pressmen will take place within the framework
of the conference.

Conference languages: Russian, English
The abstracts (300 words) should be submitted with participation application
form to the Organizing ˇommittee by e-mail: [log in to unmask] Deadline for the
abstracts: 31st December 2010. The Organizing ˇommittee shall reserve the
right to select papers. The confirmations about the inclusion in the Program
of VII International Interuniversity Scientific Conference will be sent
during February 2011.

Please note that the Organizing ˇommittee does not have funds to provide
help with travel or accommodation cost.

We appreciate your comments about our proposal and look forward very much to
commencing work. We assure you of our best attention.

Organizing ˇommittee

PARTICIPATION APPLICATION
VII International Interuniversity Scientific Conference
"Russia & Modern World: Problems of Political Development"

1. Surname, name
2. Academic degree, academic rank
3. Title of report (speech)
4. Place of permanent job, position
5. Address, telephone (office)
6. Address, telephone (home)
7. E-mail
8. Technical means required
9. Participation in the frame wok of the Conference:
21 April 2011 (yes/no)
22 April 2011 (yes/no)
23 April 2011 (yes/no)
10. Participation in the opening ceremony (21 April 2011) (yes/no)
11. Participation in the panel discussion "Unity of Russia: myth, reality or
idea" (22 April 2011) (yes/no)
12. Participation in the closing ceremony (23 April 2011) (yes/no)
13. Participation in the excursion (yes/no)
14. Participation only in the work of panels (yes/no)

Institute of Business & Politics,
Russia,109004, Moscow,Alexandra Solzhenitsina st., 13
Phone: (495) 912-06-46 (ext. 157)
Fax: (495) 912-90-19

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