Vladimir Yakunin


Michael Sandel at Lomonosov MSU!

World-famous Harvard political philosophy professor Michael Sandel is to visit Moscow on the 13th of April! Register here


Vladimir Yakunin’s Cambridge speech

We publish the full transcript of Vladimir Yakunin's Cambridge speech and interview.


Vladimir Yakunin welcomes cultural dignitaries in Berlin

Vladimir Yakunin: "Every day through culture, the world discovers common values. Of course fundamental disagreements remain, but in culture at least we can be united. And at this time, when there is so much that divides us, it is more important than ever to remind ourselves of what can bring us together"


Dr Yakunin attends McKinsey Global Infrastructure Initiative Summit

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.


DOC RI and the IWEP/CASS Beijing sign Memorandum of Understanding

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.


Vladimir Yakunin: The Eurasian Space Should Not Be Divided

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.


PolitIQ Programme will be presented at the All-Russian Convention of Political Experts

Over 350 leading Russian and foreign scientists and experts from over 30 countries will take part in the Convention


Rector of the Moscow State University announced the launch of the Moscow International University Ranking

The new ranking will assess universities according to the system that would consider their three “classical missions”


The lecture hall named after Eugeny Primakov was presented at MSU

The opening ceremony was held at Lomonosov MSU to present the lecture hall named after Academician Eugeny Primakov


Experts called the RF for more active collaboration with China

On November 22 the round-table talk on “The eastern vector of the Russian state politics: challenges and opportunities” was held at Lomonosov MSU


II Convention of the Russian Society of Political Experts finalized its work

From 11 November to 13 November 2016 the II Convention of the Russian Society of Political Experts was held in Kazan


Geopolitical interests of China to be discussed at MSU

The expert and analytical report on “Chinese global project for Eurasia” will be presented for the first time during a round-table talk


PolitIQ programme for young scientists

The round table devoted to scientific and educational projects focused on professional growth of the young political experts took place on 7th of October


Vladimir Yakunin became a visiting professor of Peking University

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.


More Russian Universities are included into THE World University Rankings

The presence of Russia in the rankings grew up to 24 universities today


Head of Department of State Politics at MSU Vladimir Yakunin had delivered a lecture at the Belarusian State University

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.


The results of the summer schools of political sciences were reviewed at MSU

The results of the first summer schools of PolitIQ programme were reviewed at the faculty of political sciences at the Moscow State University named after M.Lomonosov.


Vladimir Yakunin met Chairman of the Council of the Republic of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich

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.


About the projects of aligned development: searching for the response to the world crisis

Head of Department of State Politics of the Faculty of Political Science at MSU, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of “Dialogue of Civilizations” Research Institute, Vladimir Yakunin, will have a lecture on 14 September for students of Belarusian State University. Before the event the political expert shared his thoughts with Sputnik readers


Interview with Intigam Mamedov (NUS Summer School)

Intigam Mamedov is a post-graduate student, member of the Board of Young Scientists of the faculty of political studies at the Moscow State University, a participant of PolitIQ programme which was launched in 2016.


MSU Holds Summer Schools In Paris, London, Singapore

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


Winners of the competitive selection for the educational programme of MSU and “ISTOKI” Fund have been defined

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 Moscow State University And The Endowment Fund Istoki Launch New Political Science Educational Programme

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.