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27 June 2011

Vladimir Shubin presented a paper on “From BRIC to BRICS: South Africa’s role in the group and in continental context”

at the conference on “BRICS countries as rising giants: new role in the system of international relations, global projection of foreign policy strategies, comparative analysis of national modernization models”

Vladimir Shubin presented a paper titled “Comrade Mzwai”

on the life and activities of this leader of the African National Congress at the conference “One Hundred Years of the ANC: Debating Liberation Histories and Democracy Today” held in Johannesburg on 20-23 September.

On November 1 - 3 Ekaterina B. Demintseva

took part at the Conference "Islam in the Multicultural World" convened by the Kazan Federal University.

Veronica Usacheva and Vladimir G. Shubin took part at the 4th European Conference on African Studies (Uppsala, Sweden).

Veronica Usacheva presented the paper “Altered Images of Africa in Soviet/Post-Soviet/Modern Russia: Mass Media and Mass Culture Aspects”. Vladimir G.Shubin presented the paper "BRIC or BRICS?".

08 June 2011

New in Publications on-line.

Bondarenko D.M. Homoarchy: A Principle of Culture’s Organization. The 13th – 19th Centuries Benin Kingdom as a Non-State Supercomplex Society. Moscow: KomKniga, 2006.

12th International Conference of Africanists.

On May 24 – 26 the Center Researchers gave papers at the 12th International Conference of Africanists held in the Institute for African Studies (foto).

06 June 2011