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International conference of young scientists


The Council of Young Scientists of IMEMO is pleased to announce that the International conference of young scientists «“Global South” in the polycentric world order» will be held on April 19-20, 2018 in Moscow, Russia at Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations of Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO). The conference is organized jointly by IMEMO, Institute for African Studies and Institute of Latin America of Russian Academy of Sciences.

We invite researchers and academicians holding Ph.D, Cand.Sc. and Dr.Sc. degrees or post-graduate students exploring economic, political and security issues of international trends in “Global South” countries to participate in the conference. Working languages are Russian and English (for non-Russian citizens), the participation is intramural.

Among the topics to be addressed at the conference are: 

  • contemporary social and economic development of Asian, Latin American and African countries and their contribution to the world economy;
  • current political trends and security crises in states and regions of Asia, Latin America and Africa;
  • interaction and cooperation between “Global South” countries and Russia, USA, China, Japan, European Union states;
  • role of international organizations in the dialogue “North-South” and in the development of “Global South” countries. 

Participants are invited to submit applications before March 4, 2018. Your application should include: 

  • Full name
  • Nationality
  • Institution title and address
  • Position, degree, academic rank (if present)
  • Telephone No and e-mail
  • Title of presentation
  • List of 3 newest published works (if present). 

The application should include abstract in Russian or English of 2000–8000 characters with spaces (1–2 Word pages, font TimesNewRoman, size 12, space 1,0) following Full name and Title of presentation.

 The Organizing Committee will consider the applications and report the results by March 19, 2018.

The Organizing Committee reserves the right to select the presentations and reports to be included to the collection of articles following the conference. The applications should be forwarded to the Organizing Committee at: Please see the example of application attached.

  Example of application form

Organizing Committee


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