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9th International Conference 'Industrial Organization and Spatial Economics'

Postponed until autumn

June 4 – 5, 2020, St. Petersburg

Researchers interested in the following fields are encouraged to apply:

  • Industrial organization
  • Spatial economics
  • Imperfect competition
  • International trade
  • Urban economics
  • New economic geography

'The 3R Initiative: Re-thinking, Re-packaging and Rescuing World Trade Law' Online Academic Conference

July 17, 2020


Protectionist and arbitrary actions by leading powers are threatening and undermining the regulation of multilateral, regional and bilateral trade. The dramatic growth of protectionist measures has resulted in a global trade crisis. We are witnessing instances of trade wars between developed and emerging economies. On topple it all, the world is now facing the unprecedented pandemic of COVID-19. It has strained and overstretched the health systems worldwide, including in the most advanced economies of the world. This online conference is aimed at addressing these challenges and developments by focusing on the 3R Initiative: Rethinking, Repackaging and Rescuing International Trade Law.

Annual Conference SABE 2020 on Economic Psychology and Behavioural Economics

July 22 – 26, 2020, Moscow

The conference will bring together researchers in the quickly rising field of experimental and behavioural economics who will share their results in behavioural economic theory, laboratory and field experiments, economics and psychology, neuroeconomics and their applications.

International seminar on 'Global Longevity: Advances and Challenges'

September 16-18, 2020, St. Petersburg

This seminar will bring together international scholars with a strong interest in mortality at global, regional, national, and sub-national levels and experts interested in population-level mortality data and related quality and methodological issues.


International Conference on Applied Research in Economics

September 21-23, 2020, Perm

The conference focuses on research that has applications to and implications for real-life problems. Hence the conference acronym reflects its motto — iCare = I care. 

International Conference on Computer Simulation in Physics and beyond

October 12-16, 2020, Moscow

Programme of the conference is focused on the analysis and discussion of research and activity in computer simulations and data analysis, which generally meets on the boundary of scientific branches, i.e., which are multidisciplinary research. 


International Conference 'Migrants and Refugees Integration in the 21st Century'

October 15-16, 2020, Moscow

The Conference will focus on conceptual and methodological approaches, as well as on the discussion of empirical research to understand the complexity of international migration and integration processes. 

International Conference 'Korea and Russia: International Agenda'

October 19 – 20, Moscow

The first objective of the conference is to contribute to the understanding of Korean-Russian relations in regional and global contexts. The second objective is to encourage wide-ranging discussion of external and internal factors in Korea and Russia’s foreign policies and their responses to regional and global economic challenges and opportunities. 

St. Petersburg International Conference on Inequality and Diversity

November 5-7, 2020, St. Petersburg

It is an annual international forum for social scientists to discuss such topics as social and political cleavages in modern societies, co-existence of different social groups in countries, cities and organizations, modern forms of inequality and ways to combat it, human and minority rights, ways of ethnic, religious and territorial conflicts resolution.

Past Conferences

Conference on Football and Finance 

July 1 – 3, 2020, St. Petersburg

HSE University, New Economic School,  and University of Reading are organizing a conference on the economics and finance of football. It is aimed to highlight high quality research of the football industry as well as to facilitate the cooperation between academics and practitioners.

Number Theory and Geometry: Alexey Zykin Memorial Conference


June 18 – 19, 2020

On June 13 Alexey Zykin (1984-2017) would have turned 36. Every year his colleagues are celebrating his birthday by organizing a memorial miniconference.

9th Annual ICSID Conference 'Comparative Perspectives on the Political Economy of Development'


June 9 – 11, 2020, Moscow

Some of the conference topics are:

  • Collective actions and public goods
  • Comparative studies of governance
  • Social capital, trust, and cultural norms
  • Human capital and economic development
  • Political elites and economic performance
  • History and persistence of economic growth

XXI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development

Held in a new format

The Conference features a diverse agenda concerning social and economic development in Russia. The Conference programme will include presentations by Russian and international academics, roundtables and plenary sessions with participation of members of the Government of the Russian Federation, government officials, business representatives, and leading Russian and foreign experts.

International Conference 'Formal Philosophy - 2020'

June 4 – 5, 2020, Moscow

The organisers invite papers in formal epistemology, formal ontology, formal ethics, philosophy of logic, an epistemology of logic and other branches of formal and mathematical philosophy.

International Conference 'War and Everyday Life in the USSR: History and Memory'


June 2 – 3, 2020, Moscow

Th eorganisers invite papers that discuss the everyday functioning of the Soviet system on the central and local levels under the extreme pressure of the war. Additionally, the conference hopes to attract papers that discuss the Soviet population’s survival strategies, both on the occupied territories, on the home front, and in the liberated areas.

Fourth International Workshop on Formal Concept Analysis for Knowledge Discovery

May 19, 2020, Moscow

Main topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • foundations

  • concept lattices and related structures

  • attribute implications and data dependencies

  • data preprocessing

  • redundancy and dimensionality reduction

  • information retrieval

  • classification

  • clustering

  • association rules and other data dependencies

  • ontologies  

XI International Conference for Undergraduate, Graduate and PhD Students on Statistical Methods Application for Analysis of Economics and Society


May 12 – 15, 2020, Moscow


  • Theory and methodology of applied statistics and econometrics
  • Application of Statistics and Econometrics in: economics, political and social sciences; demography and population statistics; management
  • Statistical and Actuarial Methods in Insurance
  • Dynamic Models and Stochastic Processes


Third International Conference 

Multilingual Urban Space: policy, identity, education'

April 10 – 12, Moscow

The primary goal of the conference is to examine the factors that contribute to the linguistic diversity and the theoretical developments in the dynamics of language/culture contact taking place within and between different ethnic groups in the city-space. 

V International Conference 'Media Education, Media Ecology, and Media Literacy: Digital Media for the Future'

April 9 – 11, Moscow


Main topics of the conference:

  • Transmedia literacy: a new socio-technological lifestyle
  • Media ecology and “critical autonomy”: the thinking of “a person of communication” and “limitations of information availability”
  • Transmedia production of media content in the digital space: new ethics and aesthetics
  • Digital ethics and media law. Freedom and responsibility in a digital environment
  • New digital forms of culture and the impact of digital cultural practices on everyday life
  • Immersiveness, AR, VR and MR: applications, formats and limitations
  • Digital environment and new practices of political participation

10th LCSR International Workshop

April 6, Moscow

Workshop topics include but are not limited to:

  • human values and cultural change
  • gender (in)equality and gender attitudes
  • subjective well-being and happiness
  • trust, social capital and corruption
  • tolerance, nationalism and migration
  • political regimes and institutions
  • populism and conservatism in Europe and Russia
  • value polarization in Europe and Russia
  • religion and secularization
  • cross-cultural data collection and analysis

VII International Conference 'Culture in Society, Between Groups and Across Generations'

April 6, Moscow

Conference topics:

  • Culture Dimensions
  • Individual values and value transmission
  • Identity Change and Development
  • Multiculturalism and Acculturation
  • Intercultural relations
  • Social Capital and trust
  • Economic attitudes, poverty, and economic disadvantage

22nd Annual Conference 'History and Culture of Japan'

February 17 – 19, 2020, Moscow