Call for Papers: The Black Sea region in XXI century, North Caucasus Research Institute, Abstract Deadline December 25

On June 15 – 19, 2011 the International scientific conference «The Black Sea region in XXI century: socio-economic development and interregional interactions in the globalization context» will take place on the base of the Southern Federal University in Rostov-on-Don.

Conference organizers: North Caucasus Research Institute of Economic and Social problems of the Southern Federal University; Centre of Geopolitical Studies of the Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Center for Mediterranean and Black Sea Studies of the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The conference is expected to be held with an active assistance and support of the Institute of Economics and Foreign Economic Relations of the Southern Federal University, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Council of Investigating Production Forces (CIPF), International Geographical Union, and also Association of Russian  Geographers and Social Scientists.

Within the framework of the conference it is planned to hold plenary meetings and round-table discussion in the following directions:

- The Black Sea Region unity and inner borders: natural environmental, historical, cultural and economic characteristic.

- Regionalization in the Black Sea region countries: does the Black Sea identity exist?

- The Black Sea region as a new junction of geostrategic, political and economic problems and conflicts. Potential for cooperation and conflicts in the Black Sea region in the globalization context: regional and external forces. Complication of the geopolitical situation in the Black Sea region: new and old participants (actors).

- «The Black Sea vector» of EU, USA, NATO, Russia policy. Similarities and differences of strategic aims and methods used at the Mediterranean and the Black Sea region.

- The place of the Caucasus in the system of economic, cultural, geopolitical relations in the Black Sea region.

- Factors, mechanisms and prospects of the Russia South regions integration in the system of economic, demographic and cultural interactions in the Black Sea region.

- Priority directions and basic mechanisms of the Black Sea region countries cooperation in the globalization and regionalization context.

Terms:

Applications (with stating your work status) and proposals in English not exceeding 300 characters (with doubling in Russian for Russian-speaking participants): December 25, 2010

Conference invitations: March 1, 2011

Papers in English not exceeding 20000 characters (with doubling in Russian for Russian-speaking participants) for publication by the beginning of the conference: April 1, 2011

Please send proposals and applications for the conference to the conference organizing committee secretariat bsrconf2011@gmail.com

Conference working languages:

English, Russian

Conference organizing committee co-chairs

Aleksandr Druzhinin,

D.S. in Geography, prof., the head of the North Caucasus Research Institute of Economic and Social Problems of the SFU, Rostov-on-Don, alexdru9@gmail.com

Vladimir Kolosov,

D.S. in Geography, professor, the head of the Centre of Geopolitical Studies of the Institute of Geography of the RAS, Moscow

vladimirkolossov@gmail.com

Alla Yazkova, D.S. in History,

prof., the head of the Centre for Mediterranean and Black Sea Studies of the Institute of Europe of the RAS, Moscow

alla_yazkova@mail.ru

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2 comments

  1. Dear colleagues,

    I wonder whether I can attend the “The Black Sea Region in the XXI century” conference without presenting a paper. Could you suggest the procedure.

    Best regards, Vsevolod Samokhvalov, Black Sea Link Scholar, New Europe College, Bucharest

  2. Sasha Belyi says:

    Dear Mr. Samokhvalov,

    I believe you can attend the conference.
    Please contact the conference organizers directly at bsrconf2011@gmail.com for more information and logistics.

    Thank you,
    CEERES Staff

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