20 October 2016

Anatoly Torkunov Greets Australian Ambassador

October 20th, the Ambassador of Australia to Russia, Peter Tesch, was received at MGIMO by the University’s Rector Anatoly Torkunov and the Head of the International Office, Egor Andreev. The parties mused over the possibilities for cooperation between the two countries in the field of research.

During their interview, Anatoly Torkunov spoke about MGIMO’s international outlook; describing to the guest the joint programs MGIMO has with top-notch international universities. MGIMO offers short-term courses for foreign students and a vast array of programs taught both in English and in Russian. The University plans to further expand its cooperation in education with foreign institutions.


19 October 2016

Seminar at MGIMO with Former Russian Finance Minister

October 19th, MGIMO received the Director of the Center for Strategic Research, Russia’s Minister of Finance from 2000 to 2011, Aleksei Kudrin. The guest of honor gave a talk to an audience of students and faculty members and participated in a discussion on Russia’s strategy of economic development and the conceptualization of its foreign policy.

The seminar with Aleksei Kudrin was attended by MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov, the Vice-Rector for General Affairs Artem Malgin, the Vice-Rector for Graduate and International Programs Andrey Baykov, the Vice-Rector for Human Resources Vladimir Morozov and members of the Faculty.


19 October 2016

7th Conference of MGIMO and Japan Institute of International Affairs

October 18th, the 7th Conference of MGIMO and the Japan Institute of International Affairs took place in Tokyo. A delegation from MGIMO participated in the event, led by the University's Vice-Rector for Research, Evgeny Kozhokin.

Kicking-off the event, the Director General of the Japan Institute of International Affairs, Yoshiji Nogami and Evgeny Kozhokin remarked that the conference was unfolding at a time when Russian-Japanese relations are flourishing, and that the speakers at the Forum would have the opportunity to describe their new nature, against the backdrop of international tensions.


18 October 2016

MGIMO Welcomes John Mearsheimer

October 17th, John Mearsheimer, an outstanding theoretician in the field of International Relations and Global Security from the University of Chicago came to MGIMO to give a series of lectures. During his first day, the Professor met with MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov and gave a talk to students on the theory of «offensive realism» and the prospects for US-China relations.

John Mearsheimer is one of leading US experts on the theory and history of International Relations. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1970 and he received his doctorate at Cornell University in 1980. The Professor has worked, over the years, as a research fellow at the Brookings Institution, as post-doctoral fellow at Harvard University and at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Since 1982, he has been a member of the Department of Political Science at the University of Chicago. John Mearsheimer headed for many years this Department, like his predecessor the founder of «International Relations» as an academic and scientific discipline, Hans Morgenthau.


17 October 2016

Paraguay Foreign Minister at MGIMO

October 17th, MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov welcomed the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Paraguay Eladio Loizaga at the University.

Anatoly Torkunov related to the guest of honor the history of MGIMO university and its international outlook. The University boasts numerous dual master degrees and student exchange programs with major foreign universities. The parties mulled over the opportunities of expanding cooperation in education between Russia and Paraguay.


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