Primakov Readings 2021

«Emerging World Order: New Challenges»

June 8

09:0009:30

09:0009:30

Registration of participants

09:3010:30

09:3010:30

Opening Remarks by the Head of Organizing Committee, Aide to the President of the Russian Federation, Yuri Ushakov
Opening Remarks by the President of Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Alexander Dynkin
Opening Remarks by the President of the Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sergey Katyrin

10:3012:00

10:3012:00

Energy Transition: Speed, Directions, Risks

Moderator
Alexander Dynkin

President of Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Full Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, D.Sc. (Economics), Professor

Speakers
Sergey Kudryashov

General Director of Zarubezhneft JSC

Pavel Zavalny

Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Energy

Jonathan Stern

Distinguished Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Elena Telegina

Dean of the Faculty of International Energy Business of the Gubkin University, Head of the Department of Strategic Management of the Fuel and Energy Complex; Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, D.Sc. (Economics), Professor

12:0012:30

12:0012:30

Coffee break

12:3014:00

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Western Societies’ Transformations: Foreign Policy Implications

Moderator
Konstantin Kosachev

Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation

Speakers
Wolfgang Schüssel

Federal Chancellor of Austria (2000–2007), member of the Board of DER – Dialog–Europe–Russia

Ivan Krastev

Chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies, Bulgaria

Feodor Voitolovsky

Director of the Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, D.Sc. (Politics)

René Nyberg

Finnish diplomat

Hans-Joachim Spanger

Head of the Research Department, Leibniz Institute Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF)

Paolo Magri

Executive Vice President of the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) and Professor of International Relations at Bocconi University

14:0015:00

14:0015:00

Lunch

15:0016:30

15:0016:30

Does China Need the Global Leadership?

Moderator
Anatoly Torkunov

Rector of MGIMO University, Full Member of Russian Academy of Sciences, D.Sc. (Politics), Professor

Speakers
Fu Ying

Chair, Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University

Robert Daly

Director of the Wilson Center’s Kissinger Institute on China and the United States

Tomiko Ichikawa

Director General, The Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA)

Yan Xuetong

Director of the Institute of International Studies, Tsinghua University

Dan Smith

Director of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Alexander Lomanov

Deputy Director for Scientific Work of the Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations, D.Sc.  (History), Professor

16:3017:00

16:3017:00

Coffee break

17:0018:30

17:0018:30

The EU Global Role in the Post-pandemic Period

Moderator
Alexander Grushko

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

Speakers
Thomas Gomart

Director of French Institute of International Relations (IFRI)

Nathalie Tocci

Director of the Istituto Affari Internazionali and Honorary Professor at the University of Tübingen

Nadezhda Arbatova

Head of Department for European Political Studies of the Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations, D.Sc. (Politics)

Markus Ederer

Ambassador of the European Union to the Russian Federation

18:30

18:30

Working dinner

June 9

09:0009:30

09:0009:30

Welcome coffee

10:3012:00

10:3012:00

India at the Global Crossroads

Moderator
Vyacheslav Trubnikov

Member of Board of Directors of the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations

Speakers
Samir Saran

President of the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi

Ashok Malik

Political Adviser to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of India

Alexey Kupriyanov

Head of Group on South Asia and Indian Ocean of the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations; Cand. Sc. (History)

Tatiana Shaumyan

Head of the Center for Indian Studies, Member of the Academic Council of the Institute of Oriental Studies; Cand. Sc. (History)

12:0012:30

12:0012:30

Coffee break

12:3014:00

12:3014:00

Palestine-Israel Conflict: Paths Towards Resolution

Moderator
Vitaly Naumkin

Academic  Director of  the  Institute  of  Oriental  Studies; Full Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, D.Sc. (History), Professor

Speakers
Raghida Dergham

Founder and Executive Chairman of the Beirut Institute

Daniel Levy

President of the U.S. / Middle East Project

Hugh Lovatt

Policy fellow with the Middle East and North Africa programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)

Nikolai Surkov

Senior Researcher of the Center for Middle East Studies of the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations; Cand. Sc. (Politics)

Vasily Kuznetsov

Head of the Center of Arab and Islamic Studies of the Institute of  Oriental  Studies; Cand. Sc. (History)

14:0015:00

14:0015:00

Lunch

15:0016:30

15:0016:30

Central Asia’s Strategic Choices: Competition or Partnership?

Moderator
Sergey Lebedev

Chairman of the Executive Committee – CIS Executive Secretary

Speakers
Eldor Aripov

Director of the Institute for Strategic and Interregional Studies under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Kairat Kelimbetov

Chairman of the Agency for Strategic Planning and Reforms of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Nandan Unnikrishnan

Distinguished Fellow at Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi

Stanislav Zhukov

Deputy Director for Scientific Work of the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations, D.Sc.(Economics)

Irina Zvyagelskaya

Head of the Center for Middle East Studies of the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations; D.Sc. (History), Professor

16:3017:00

16:3017:00

Break

17:0018:30

17:0018:30

US-Russia Relations. Any hances for De-escalation?

Moderator
Sergey Ryabkov

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

Speakers
Thomas Graham

Distinguished Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations

Sergey Rogov

Academic Director of the Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ISKRAN), Full Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, D.Sc. (History), Professor

Michael Kofman

Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Naval Analysis in Arlington, Virginia

Alexander Cooley

Claire Tow Professor of Political Science at Barnard College and Director of The Harriman Institute for the Study of Russia, Eurasia and Eastern Europe

Viktoria Zhuravleva

Head of the Center for North American Studies of the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations; Cand. Sc. (Politics)

Franco Frattini

President of the Italian Society for International Organization (SIOI)