An international scientific conference on the topics of the Balkan regions will take place at the Gorchakov Fund

24 January 2018

On January 26, an international scientific conference based on the results of academic research papers by students on the topics of the Balkan regions will take place in Moscow.

12 finalists of the contest “Russia and the Balkans: How a Personality Makes History” organized by the Primakov Center for Foreign Policy Cooperation and the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund will participate in the event. Potential winners will represent Russia, Armenia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Serbia to Russia, member of the Academy of Sciences Dr. Slavenko Terzic will address the participants. He will give a lecture on the topic of “The Balkan States during the Period of Geopolitical Transformations”.

Following that, the finalists of the contest will make presentations about results of their research. The expert panel will evaluate the work completed and make a decision by naming two winners of the contest.

The agenda of the event will also include a presentation of the book “The Balkan Crisis: Participants Talking” and a meeting with Branko Vukomanovic, a descendant of Count Raguzinsky, a Serb at the diplomatic service of Russia, one of the most remarkable associates of Peter I.