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Workshop on international papers writing and publishing

27th of November 2018

Russian office of the Centre for German and European studies

Today, the Centre for German and European Studies hosted a workshop on international papers writing and publishing. The workshop, held by Dr. Verena Molitor from Bielefeld University, Germany, focused on different strategies of articles’ preparation along with the techniques to enhance the efficiency of the writing process.

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European Academy

20-27 March 2018

St. Petersburg

From 20 to 27 March the second part of the European Academy was held in St. Petersburg. It was organized for the sixth time by the Center of German and European Studies together with the European Academy Otzenhausen and Universities of Bielefeld, Würzburg and Koblenz-Landau. This year the Academy was devoted to the topic of historical memory and memory culture in Germany / EU and Russia. 18 students and 4 teachers from Germany, as well as about 10 students of St. Petersburg State University took part in the program.

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Second Seminar of the Academic Network for European Security Studies

 November 1-2, 2018

School of International Relations, St. Petersburg State University

The history of the international regime of the Biological weapons convention (BWC) is complicated and controversial. Today, the need to secure the vitality of BWC regime has become even more critical. The mechanism of intersessional consultations was introduced two years ago and adopted a year ago. The State Parties to BWC have started their cooperation within the framework of these improved procedures. Currently, civil society is more actively involved in the arms control diplomacy and therefore has opportunities to raise awareness, suggest possible solutions, and be a part of international efforts to strengthen the BWC regime.

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Fall Meetings ‘How Do Information Technologies Change Europe?’

September 27-30, 2018

St. Petersburg

The ‘Fall Meetings 2018’ were the second in a series initiated by the German-Russian Exchange in St. Petersburg and dedicated to the current European problems, similar to the regular public Fall Meetings in Berlin, organized by the German-Russian Exchange for over 20 years (https://www.austausch.org/herbstgespraeche.html). The goal of the series is to engage the broader public in reflection on the current challenges of Europe. This meets the aspiration of the Russian public to better understand the fundamental changes taking place in Europe. Since the first Fall Meetings series in September 2017 was very successful and drew a lot of attention and interest of the local young people, experts, and the broader audience, it was decided to continue the series with a new topic in 2018.

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