Boğaziçi University and MSU to host joint conference on Russian Studies
The First International Workshop for Russian Studies, organised by Boğaziçi University and Lomonosov Moscow State University, will be held on October 10-13 in Istanbul.
The event will bring together prominent researchers of Russian studies from Russia and Turkey. The conference will be opened by President of the Turkish Historical Society, Professor Refik Turan; Professor at Boğaziçi University Faruk Birtek, as well as Professor of Ethnology at Moscow State University Olga Kazmina.
On the first day of the conference, Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Professor Leonid Borodkin, Professor İlber Ortaylı, Associate Professor Ekaterina Romanova, Professor at Boğaziçi University Asım Karaömerlioğu, Professor at St Petersburg University Kirill Nazarenko and Assistant Professor of the Center for Russian Studies at Bilkent University Samuel Hirst will present their papers.
On the second day of the conference, reports will be delivered by Professor of Ethnology at Moscow State University Olga Kazmina, Associate Professor of the Department of the History of the NIS Countries, Faculty of History at Moscow State University Ismail Agakishiev, Associate Professor at Moscow State University Marina Bakhmatova, Associate Professor at Moscow State University Aleksandr Ostapenko, Dr Mehmet Perinçek, Dr Umut C. Karadoğan, Senior Researcher Aleksandr Vershinin, Assistant Professor Onur İşçi, as well as Assistant Professor Onur İşçi.
Within the framework of the conference, historiographical issues of the relations between Russia and Turkey in the context of the modern dialogue between the states will be considered.