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Monday 25 February 2019

Scientific conference "Asia in the Modern World"

Scientific conference Scientific conference "Asia in the Modern World"

 
The conference was held in the Assembly Hall of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia

A scientific conference was held on the 25th of February 2019 in the Assembly Hall of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. The conference was named  “Asia in the Modern World”. The event was organized by the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The following officials were present at the conference: M.G. Troyansky, the Rector of the Academy, V. Naumkin, the President of the Institute of Oriental Studies, E.P. Bazhanov, the Director of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Li Hui, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China, Kim Hyun Joong, the Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the DPRK, U Yoon Geun, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea, I. Sagitov, the Deputy Director of the First Asian Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry, S. Luzyanin, the Director of the Institute of Far Eastern Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Security issues were discussed at the conference: the possibility of solving the Korean Peninsula nuclear problem by peaceful means, the development prospects of the region countries, and the Chinese factor in the APR. The growing role of the Asia-Pacific region in the global system of international relations was especially noted.

The following officials made the presentations: V.V. Naumkin, the President of the Institute of Oriental Studies, A.V. Vorontsov, the Head of the Department of Korea and Mongolia (he moderated the first section of the conference), E.V. Boykova, the senior research officer of the ACM, R.L. Kazaryan, A.I. Sharafetdinova, N.N. Kim, the ACM researchers.