Finalists of the II International Contest of Academic Research Papers by Students on the Issues of the Middle East were announced
The expert panel of the II Primakov International Contest of Academic Research Papers by Students on the Issues of the Middle East summarized preliminary results and published a list of 17 finalists.
The organizers specifically mentioned participation of winners of the last-year contest.
The expert panel invited the winners of the first contest to participate in a series of consultative workshops and the conference as honorary guests and present their reports to the colleagues.
Overall, 159 applications to the contest were received from Afghanistan, Armenia, Belarus, Great Britain, Italy, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, France, Japan and a number of Russian cities (Moscow, Kazan, St. Petersburg, Stavropol, Novosibirsk, Samara, Volgograd, Ryazan, Kaliningrad, Kursk, Rostov-on-Don, Podolsk, Yaroslavl, Ufa, Nizhny Novgorod, Chelyabinsk, Yekaterinburg, Tambov, Saratov, Krasnodar, Barnaul, Tomsk, Voronezh).
The expert panel made a decision to distinguish additional eleven authors. They will be invited to participate in meetings with experts in Oriental studies organized during the series of consultative workshops as an incentive prize.
Winners of the II Primakov International Contest of Academic Research Papers by Students on the Issues of the Middle East will be announced at a large conference, which will take place on Friday, March 30 at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. The organizers invite all those, who did not win, but took part in the contest, to speak at the conference and present results of their research.
We would like to remind that the contest and the conference were organized by the Primakov Center for Foreign Policy Cooperation and the Center for Oriental Studies, International Relations and Public Diplomacy with the support of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
A full text of the article in Russia can be found here