Global Studies Consortium

Global Studies Consortium Meeting, Moscow 20-23 June 2013

The sixth meeting of the Global Studies Consortium.

The 2013 Global Studies Consortium meeting was hosted by Moscow State University.

At Moscow State University, 21 June 2013


Program

 

Thursday, 20 June: Global Studies Research Conference.

Venue: Room P-6, ground floor, 1st Humanitarian building, Moscow State University. Leninskiye Gory str. 1-51

08:30-09:00 Meet in lobby of Hotel Salut for bus transfer to Moscow State University.

09:30-10:00 Registration in the hall near the room P-6, ground floor. Each participant will have a badge and a bag with conference-materials

"Global World: A View From Russia"

10-00 Brief Introductions
Dean Ilya Ilyin, Moscow State University
Mark Juergensmeyer (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Victor Faessel (University of California, Santa Barbara)


10-15 – 10-30
Dean Ilya Ilyin, Faculty of Global Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University, ‘The development of global studies and globalistics in Russia. Proposals for the development of Global Studies Consortium’


10-30 – 11-15
Acad. A.A.Akaev – Senior Researcher of MSU’s Prigozhin Institute of Complex Systems, ‘Mathematical modeling of the global economy’


11-15 – 11-45
Prof. V.I.Pantin, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, ‘Global Development Prognosis – 2030’.

 

11-45 - 12-00 Coffee (10th floor, 1st Humanitarian building)


12-00 – 12-15
Prof. A.N.Chumakov, Faculty of Global Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University, ‘The issue of training of the specialists in Global Studies’


12-15 – 12-45
Prof. Y.N.Sayamov, prof. A.V.Ivanov, Faculty of Global Studies, UNESCO’s Chair, ‘Global City System: the past, the present and the future’.


12-45 – 13-15
Prof. O.G.Leonova, Faculty of Global Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University, ‘New Trends in Configuration of the Global World: a View from Russia’


13:15–14:15 Lunch  (8th MSU canteen)


14:30 – 15:00
Deputy dean A.I.Andreev, Faculty of Global Studies, Y.V. Zinkina, senior professor, High School of Economics,  "The interdisciplinary research project of the Faculty of Global Studies - Atlas of globalization’


15:00 – 15:30
Prof. K.K. Kostina, Faculty of Global Studies, ‘The globalization of the political culture: Russia's case study’

 

15:30 - 15:45 Coffee (10th floor, 1st Humanitarian building)


15:45 – 16:00
Prof. O.S. Sirota,  Faculty of Global Studies, ‘Teaching Process in High Schools’


16:00 – 16:10
Alexander Rozanov, Faculty of Global Studies, ‘Eurozone crisis and EU perspectives’


16-10 – 16-20
Prof. Lucas Bernard, The City University of New York (College of Technology), USA, ‘Modeling and Understanding Risk with ‘Too Little’ or ‘Too Much’ Information: Paradigms for Global Studies’


16-20 – 16-30
Prof. I.F.Kefeli, Baltic State Technical University "Voenmeh", ‘Geopolitics and Maths’


16-30 – 16-40
Prof. Unurjargal Nyambuu, Department of Economics, The New School for Social Research (New York, USA), ‘Economic Growth and Extraction of Exhaustible Resources in an Open Economy’


16-40 – 16-50
Dr. April R. Biccum, Political Science and International Relations, School of Social Sciences, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University (Australia), 'America Empire debate'


16-50 – 17-20
Students’ Research Project in Global Studies, Faculty of Global Studies.

 

 

17-20 – 18-00
Discussion, end of the conference.

 

18:30-19:00

Participants transfer by bus to the restaurant 'Winter Garden' at the hotel 'Golden Ring' (5 Smolenskaya Street)

 

19-00 – 22-00
Welcome Dinner

 

22-00 – transfer from the restaurant «Gold Ring» to the hotel ‘Salut’.



Friday, 21 June: Global Studies Consortium Annual Meeting, Day 1

 

Venue: Room P-6, ground floor, 1st Humanitarian building, Moscow State University. Leninskiye Gory str. 1-51

08:30-09:00 Meet in lobby of Hotel Salut for bus transfer to Moscow State University.

9:00-09:30 Bus transfer to Moscow State University

 

10:00 Brief Introductions

Dean Ilya Ilyin, Moscow State University and Deputy Dean Ivan Aleshovsky

10:15 SESSION I:  The Foundational Masters Course in Global Studies
Chair: Allison Hodgkins (American University of Cairo)

  1. David Wank (Sophia University)
  2. Manuela Ciotti (Aarhus University)
  3. Ulf Engel (Erasmus Mundus/University of Leipzig)
  4. Patrick Manning (University of Pittsburgh)
  5. Gilbert Ahamer (University of Salzburg)
  6. Wuming Zhao (Shantou University)
  7. Ivan Aleshkovsky (Moscow State University)

 

11:45 Coffee (10th floor, 1st Humanitarian building)


12:00 SESSION II:  Regional Perspectives on the Field
Chair: Tadashi Anno (Sophia University)

  1. Mahendra Lama (Central University of Sikkim/JNU)
  2. Olga Leonova (Moscow State University)
  3. Guo Changgang (Shanghai University)
  4. Nancy Condee (University of Pittsburgh)
  5. Tatiana Shestova (Moscow State University)


13:30 Lunch (8th MSU canteen)


14:30 SESSION III: GSC Essay Discussion: What is Global Studies
Chair: Matthias Middell (University of Leipzig/Erasmus Mundus)

Everybody thinking hard...

  1. Mark Juergensmeyer (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  2. Aigul Kulnazarova (Tama University, Japan)
  3. Jonathan Lewis (Hitotsubashi University, Japan)
  4. Patrick Manning (University of Pittsburgh)
  5. Sebastian Plociennik (University of Wroclaw)
  6. Edward Kolodziej (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
  7. Alexander Rozanov or Galina Drobot (Moscow State University)


16:00 Coffee (10th floor, 1st Humanitarian building)


16:15 SESSION IV:  GSC Publication Initiatives: Online Journal, Global Studies Textbooks
Chair: Ivan Aleshovsky (Moscow State University)

  1. Steve Smith (University of Wisconsin) + Victor Faessel (University of California, Santa Barbara) – global-e journal
  2. Mark Juergensmeyer (University of California, Santa Barbara) - global studies textbooks
  3. Leonid Grinin (Moscow State University)

Discussion


17:45 End of day one

18:00  Transfer from MSU to the Hotel Salut


19:00 – Dinner (arranged by the Faculty of Global Studies) at the Hotel Salut


Saturday, 22 June: Global Studies Consortium Annual Meeting, Day 2 and GSC Business Meeting.

Venue: Room P-6, ground floor, 1st Humanitarian building, Moscow State University. Leninskiye Gory str. 1-51

08:30-09:00 Meet in lobby of Hotel Salut for bus transfer to Moscow State University.

9:00-09:30 Bus transfer to Moscow State University

10:00 SESSION V: Mobility
Chair: Evelyn Davidheiser (University of Minnesota)

  1. Sebastian Plocinnek (University of Wroclaw) – Online Masters seminars
  2. Alexandra Glek (Moscow State University)
  3. Unurjargal Nyambuu (The New School for Social Research) – Career paths, post-graduation placement
  4. Michael Kluth (Roskilde University) – Student exchange MOU
  5. David Wank (Sophia University) – Student Exchange MOU

    Discussion

    11:30 Coffee (10th floor, 1st Humanitarian building)


    11:45 SESSION VI: Global Studies Consortium Organizational Issues
    Chair: David Wank (Sophia University)

    1. Ilya Ilin (Moscow State University)
    2. Jonathan Lewis (Hitotsubashi University)
    3. Michael Kluth (Roskilde University)
    4. Matthias Middell (University of Leipzig/Erasmus Mundus)
    5. Mark Juergensmeyer (University of California, Santa Barbara)
    6. Victor Faessel (University of California, Santa Barbara)

     

    13:15 WORKING LUNCH: New Program Introductions (8th MSU canteen)

    • Shantou University, China
    • Universities of Salzburg and Graz, Austria
    • Australian National University

     

    14:15 CLOSED SESSION: Global Studies Consortium Business Meeting

    15:45 Meeting ends

    16:00 Bus transfer to Hotel Salut

    18:00 Participants gather in lobby of Hotel Salut for bus transfer to the ship "Emperor"

    19:00-23:00 Moscow Evening Tour with dinner on board the ship "Emperor"

    23:00 Transfer from the pier near the Cathedral of Christ the Savior to Hotel Salut

    Sunday, 23 June: Cultural Program.


    09:00-20:00 – tour to the ancient Russian city of Sergiev-Posad