Vladimir Yakunin is a Russian public figure, businessman and former president of Russian Railways (June 2005 — August 2015). After stepping down as head of Russian Railways he has continued to be engaged in public work as a founder and president of World Public Forum «Dialogue of Civilizations». In October 2015 he started work on creating an international think tank focused on the search for solutions to help de-escalate tensions across the world. DOC Research […]
We publish the full transcript of Vladimir Yakunin‘s Cambridge speech and interview. He starts by thanking for the invitation and expressing his condolences on the losses London has suffered recently, most recently in the terrible fire. He notes that Russia has great compassion for these losses – because it has been through many wars, seen […]
29 June, Berlin – DOC Research Institute, an independent international think tank, commemorated one year since its launch in Berlin with a panel discussion involving influential cultural dignitaries from Europe, the Middle East and Asia to talk about critical issues relating to the protection of cul-tural heritage around the world. Panellists included His Excellency Mahmood […]
29 May 2017, Singapore – Chairman of the Dialogue of Civilizations (DOC) Research Institute Supervisory Board and founder of the infrastructure consultancy firm Bridgens, Dr Vladimir Yakunin attended the fourth Global Infrastructure Initiative Summit, organised by McKinsey & Company.
On May 28, 2017, Moscow hosted the seventh conference of the Assembly of Russian Peoples and the first conference of the Assembly of Eurasian Peoples.
Our joint programme with Moscow State University will offer Russian and international students high-quality education in political science at a global level, and will support the development of a new generation of political experts who will be in a position to professionally and objectively evaluate international political processes taking into consideration different cultures and national traditions
Head of the Department of State Policy at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, co-founder of the “Dialogue of Civilizations” Research Institute, Doctor of Political Sciences, Vladimir Yakunin, has become a visiting professor of Peking University. The letter about the appointment was received on 23 September.
The global world crisis which can be seen in progress in most countries of the world was not predicted but today it influences almost all the spheres of the countries.
On 14 September 2016 a meeting of Chairman of the Council of the Republic of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich and Head of Department of the Faculty of State Politics at Lomonosov MSU Vladimir Yakunin took place at the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus.
PolitIQ is an abbreviation made of three key words: polit, improve, quality. The goal of the program is to increase the prestige of political science education at MSU. The mission of the program is to disseminate objective knowledge about Russia and the Russian science in the foreign scientific community; to help foreign students and professors to […]
The MoU was signed by the DOC RI´s Supervisory Board Chairman, Vladimir Yakunin and Zhang Yuyan, Director of the Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Beijing, on 31 May in Berlin.
From November 11 to November 13 2016 the II Convention of the All-Russian Public Organization “Russian Society of Political Experts” on “Russian Politics: the agenda in the changing world” will be held in Kazan. Over 350 leading Russian and foreign scientists and experts from over 30 countries will take part. The Convention will be a […]
On 29th October 2016, just before the Convention of the Russian Society of Political Experts the opening ceremony was held at Lomonosov MSU to present the lecture hall named after Academician Eugeny Primakov – Honorary President of the Russian Society of Political Experts, Professor Emeritus of MSU – following a number of events held to […]
On November 22 the round-table talk on “The eastern vector of the Russian state politics: challenges and opportunities” was held at Lomonosov MSU
From 11 November to 13 November 2016 the II Convention of the Russian Society of Political Experts was held in Kazan. The main topic of the event was “Russian politics: the agenda in the changing world”. Well-known scientists from Russia and over 30 countries took part in the Convention. The plenary session which started the […]
The expert and analytical report on “Chinese global project for Eurasia” will be presented for the first time during a round-table talk. The report has been prepared under academic supervision of Head of Department of State Politics at MSU, PhD of Political Science, Vladimir Yakunin. Leading Russian and foreign experts were involved in preparation of […]
The PolitIQ summer schoos, part of a new initiative run by the MSU Political Sciences faculty and the ISTOKI Endowment Fund, founded by Vladimir Yakunin.
On April 28 Vladimir Yakunin had a meeting with students from Moscow, Ulan-Ude, Nizhny Novgorod and Astrakhan who became the winners of scholarships.
The Faculty of Political Science and the Endowment Fund ISTOKI announce the launch of a new educational programme for political science students at Moscow State University.