SAINT-PETERSBURG BRANCH
OF THE RUSSIAN INSTITUTE FOR CULTURAL RESEARCH

russian


NEWSHOMEDEPARTMENTSEVENTSCONTACT USUNESCO Chair

RESEARCHES

Main trends of research
Research projects

PROCEEDINGS

Congresses and conferences proceedings

PROJECTS



International Journal of Cultural Research


Biennale

EVENTS

  • International Expert Meeting in the framework of the Project on conducting interdisciplinary studies and publication of the collective international monograph «World religions in the context of contemporary culture: new perspectives of dialogue and mutual understanding» 26 – 27 April 2011, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation (take a look)
  • UNESCO Chairs' workshop“Christianity and Islam in the Context of Contemporary Culture” took place in St. Petersburg, June 2–3, 2009 (take a look)
  • The Second Russian Congress in Cultural Research “Cultural Diversity: from the Past to the Future” took place in St. Petersburg in partnership with the UNESCO Moscow Office on 25–29 November 2008. (take a look)
  • Interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary international congress 'New Dynamics of Plurality Paradigms of Coexistense and Recognition' was held (June 22 — 25, 2006, UNESCO, Paris) (take a look)
  • The First Russian Congress in Cultural Research was held (August 25–29, 2006, St. Petersburg) (take a look)
  • The Eighth International Congress in Philosophy and Culture 'Unity and Diversity in Religion and Culture' was prepared and conducted (January 27 – 30, 2005, Seattle, USA). (take a look)
  • A workshop «Serfdom in Russia and its abolition: history and present-day issues» was prepared and conducted (December 17, 2004 St. Petersburg). (take a look)
  • The Seventh International Congress in Philosophy and Culture 'Dynamics of Values in Contemporary Culture: Reflections on Extreme & Optimal Conditions for Cultural Development' was prepared and conducted (August 27 – 31, 2004, St. Petersburg). (take a look)
  • The Sixth International Congress in Philosophy and Culture 'Differentiation and Integration of Worldviews: Dynamics of Dialogue between Cultures in the 21st Century' was prepared and conducted (October 29– November 2, 2003, St. Petersburg). (take a look)
  • A cycle of philosophical-religious talks 'Ontology of Dialogue' was held (June 16 – 21, 2001, St. Petersburg). (take a look)
  • The Fifth International Congress in Philosophy and Culture 'Creation, Creativity, Reproductions: Wisdom of Creator, Reason of Dedalus and the Cunning of the Hacker' was prepared and conducted (September 7-12, 2002, St. Petersburg). (take a look)
  • The Eighth International Philosophical and Cultural Symposium 'Intellect, Imagination, Intuition: Reflections on the Horizons of Consciousness' was prepared and conducted (September 17-21, 2000, St. Petersburg). (take a look)
  • The Seventh International Philosophical and Cultural Symposium 'Symbols, images and stereotype of Contemporary Culture' was prepared and conducted (August 25-30, 1999, St. Petersburg). (take a look)
  • The Sixth International Philosophical and Cultural Symposium 'Philosophy, Science, Art and Religion: Issues of Possible Dialogue' was prepared and conducted (February 23-28, 1999, St. Petersburg).
  • The Fifth International Philosophical and Cultural Symposium 'Poetics of History − Rhetoric of the End' was prepared and conducted (June 10-14, 1998, Berlin).
  • The Fourth International Philosophical and Cultural Symposium 'Cultural Studies as they are and as they could be' was prepared and conducted (May 28-31, 1998, St. Petersburg).
  • The Third International Conference on Philosophy and Culture 'Cultural Intercourse in Space of Total Communication (Philosophy, Art, Science and Religion: Issues of Possible Dialogue)' was prepared and conducted. September 17-21, 1998, St.Petersburg, Russia. (take a look)
  • The Third International Philosophical and Cultural Symposium: 'Metaphilosophy — or Philosophical Reflection in the Space of Traditions and Innovations' took place within the framework of the First All-Russian Philosophical Congress. (June 10-12, 1997). (take a look)
  • The Second International Philosophical and Cultural Symposium: 'Reflections on Chaos' was prepared and conducted. (April 17-20, 1997, St. Petersburg ).
  • A cycle of philosophical-religious talks: 'The Space of Meaning, or the Shelter of the Absurd? Ontology of the Sacred and the Phenomenology of the Mysterious' (October 1996, Old Ladoga, Chuch of St.John the Baptist) were held.
  • A continuous research project for the International Philosophical and Cultural Praxis: 'Philosophical, Artistic, and Religious Experience: Problems of Possible Unity' (Grant RGNF, 1996-1998) was worked out and is being successfully fulfilled.
  • With the assistance of the German Cultural Goethe-Center and the Russian Fund for the Humanities, the International Philosophical and Cultural symposium 'In the Labyrinths of Culture' was prepared and conducted. (May 31-June 3, 1996).
  • Together with the Hanover Institute of Philosophy (Germany), the conference 'Philosophy. Gnosis. Theology' was conducted. (November 16-18, 1995, St. Petersburg ).
  • A number of international seminars devoted to the examination of the Gnostic tradition in culture and philosophy was prepared and conducted.
  • The international research program 'Philosophy — Gnosis — Theology: Comparative Analysis of European and Russian Traditions of Interaction' was worked out.
  • Following the initiative of the Ambassador Program, a professional research and discussion meeting 'Philosopher and Philosophy within the Framework of Social and Political Transformations: University Experience' took place, the participants being the Department Heads of philosophical, social, and political spheres from 25 European and American universities. (October 9-11, 1995).
  • The Second International Conference on Philosophy and Culture 'Paradigms of Philosophising' (August 10-15, 1995). About 200 people from more than 25 countries took part at the Conference, including such outstanding thinkers as Paul Ricoeur, Karl-Otto Apel, Stephen Moravsky, Joseph Margolis, Sergei Horuzhy, and others. The materials of the Conference were published. (St. Petersburg , 1995). (take a look)
  • The first issue of Petersburg Readings in the Theory, History, and Philosophy of Culture: 'Metaphysics of Petersburg' was published, with the assistance of the Committee of Culture of St. Petersburg ’s Mayor. (St. Petersburg , 1993).
  • A number of round tables and creative meetings, devoted to the phenomenon of St. Petersburg in the history of Russian and world culture was conducted.
  • The First International Conference on Philosophy and Culture 'Language and Text: Ontology and Reflection' (August 17-21, 1992) took place; over 100 scholars, representing different spheres of research in the Humanities, including guests from the universities in Canada, Switzerland, Poland, Bulgaria and the USA, took part in the conference. One of the issues of the thematic magazine 'Silentium' comprised the conference materials.




RUSSIAN INSTITUTE
FOR CULTURAL RESEARCH


Siberian Branch
of the Russian Institute
for Culural Research


PARTNERS

International Association
'Russian Culture'

Herzen State
Pedagogical University
of Russia

I I I T   France
International Institute
of Islamic Thought

Antioch University Seattle


College of Arts and Sciences
at the University of Oregon
Oregon Humanities Center

Royal Roads University,
Victoria, British Columbia,
Canada


PARTNERSHIPS

Philosophy Department
University of Aarhus, Denmark

John Hope Humanities Institute Duke University
(Consortium of Humanities Centers
and Institutes)
(USA)

Washington University
in St. Louis
The Center for the Humanities
(USA)

University of Michigan
Comparative Literature
(USA)

New York University
Tisch School of Arts
Faculty of Arts and Science
(USA)

University of California
Center for 17th & 18th Century Studies
(USA)

University of California
Santa Cruz
USA)

Brown University
Cogut Center for the Humanities
(USA)

Stanford Humanities
Center
(USA)

Walter Chapin Simpson
Center for the Humanities
University of Washington
Collage of Arts&Science
(USA)

The Society for the Humanities
Cornell University
(USA)


Evangelische Akademie Loccum
(Germany)

Evangelische Kirche im Rheinland
(Germany)

Karl-Heim Gesellschaft
(Германия)

University of Helsinki
(Finland)




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