The Gorchakov Fund participated in the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association

19 February 2015

The Annual Convention of the International Studies Association is taking place in New Orleans, USA. Over 5000 scientists-foreign affairs experts from different countries of the world have gathered at the event. Political analysts, officials from ministries of foreign affairs and  representatives of NGOs are discussing wide spectrum of global issues.

The Russian delegation includes professors of Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), St. Petersburg State University and Far Eastern Federal University, representatives of publications “Russia beyond the Headlines” and “Russia Today” as well as of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.

The work of the forum is divided into several thematic sessions. A representative of the Gorchakov Fund presented a report on creation of a positive image of Russia in Eurasian space within the framework of the session “Critical/cultural approaches to positioning of countries, soft power and public diplomacy”.

The International Studies Association was founded in 1959. The Annual Convention - 2015 will complete its work on February 21.