On 20 March 2015, the Students’ Scientific Society of the Department of Oriental Studies (SPbSU) organized the first cross-disciplinary conference “Religion as a Factor in Asian and African studies”. Students of different departments specializing in various fields of sciences and the humanities took part in the conference that elicited a lively interest on the part of a very diverse audience that included representatives of many research and teaching institutions. (more…)
A Meeting of Scholars and Scholarships: Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies in Helsinki and St. Petersburg
On February 19-20, 2015 at the University of Helsinki, was held the conference ” A Meeting of Scholars and Scholarships: Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies in Helsinki and St. Petersburg”. The conference was organized by the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies (HCAS) and the Research Laboratory for Analysis and Modeling of Social Processes, St. Petersburg State University. The conference was designed and organized by the Head of the Laboratory Alexander D. Knysh.