Scientific Conference "Current Issues in Studying Eastern History, International Relations and Culture"

The international scientific Conference "Current Issues in Studying Eastern History, International Relations and Culture" will be conducted as part of the international scientific "Heritage" Forum hosted by the Novosibirsk State University Humanities Institute.

The Conference celebrates the 80th anniversary of the birth and the 50th anniversary of the scientific and pedagogical career of V.N. Platun, Doctor Historical Sciences and Professor at the NSU Humanities Institute Division of Oriental Studies. 

The Conference will discuss current research and issues related to the history, international relations and culture in the countries of the Near, Middle, and Far East. The Conference is designed to attract both mature and new researchers: scientific staff at academic institutions, university professors, graduate students, and young people interested in science. Participants can present an unlimited number of reports at the Conference. Based on the results of the Conference, a collection of articles will be published with the Conference results that will be included in the RINC ( This collection of articles will only include reports presented by their authors at the Conference. 

Key Conference Subjects:

  • Recent history of the Near and Far East;
  • International relations in Central Asia;
  • Conflicts and cooperation in the Asian region;
  • Lessons and challenges combating international terrorism;
  • Eastern religion and society;
  • Iranian philology;
  • Oriental studies as a science: methodology and historiography.

Conference Organizer: Division of Oriental Studies at the Novosibirsk State University Humanities Institute

Conference program.

Preliminary Conference Dates: October 25-27, 2018.