Revolution and Protest Movements
International сonference "Revolution and Protest Movements: History and Actuality" (58–60 Galernaya Street).
2:00pm Introduction: Aleksei Kudrin, Artemy Magun (SPbU)
Session 1. Fall of the Soviet Regime and the Revolutions of 1990–2000 in Europe an Middle East
- 2:30pm Presentation by Vladimir Mau (Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow) and Irina Starodubrovskaya (Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, Moscow)
- 3:30pm Oleksander Fisun (Kharkiv National University, Ukraine) "Political Revolutions in the Post-Communist World: Causes, Mechanisms, Consequences"
4:30pm Coffee break
- 4:45pm Artemy Magun (SPbU; EUSP) "Perestroika as a Revolution: Ideological Tensions and Their Long-Term Influence"
- 5:45pm Boris Kagarlitsky (Institute of Globalisation Studies and Social Movements, Moscow) "Neoliberalism as a Factor of Revolutions"
Session 2. Social Movements in Contemporary World
- 10:30am Elena Omelchenko (Higher School of Economics) "Youth Solidarities in a Global and Local Perspectives"
- 11:15am Dmitry Dubrovsky (SPbU) "Nonviolent Resistance and Civil Struggle Practices in Contemporary Russia"
- 12:00pm Vladimir Kostyushev (Higher School of Economics) "Unconventional Civil Protest: Sociological Protest and Law Implementation"
12:45pm Coffee break
- 1:00pm Anna Zhelnina (SPbU; Higher School of Economics) "Political Dissent and Unpolitical Protest: Youth on the Eve of the Legislative Election of 2011"
- 1:45pm Ksenia Ermoshina (EUSP) "Trade Union: A Machine of Solidarity or an Instrument of Control? Analysis of the Role of Trade Unions in Today's France"
Session 3. Arab Spring and Its Consequences
3:30pm Gumer Isaev (SPbU) "Phenomenon of Arabic Revolutions in 20th–21st Centuries"
4:15pm Tayyar Ari (Bursa Uludag University, Turkey) "Arab Spring and New Strategic Balances in the Near East"
5:00pm Dina Ramadan (USA) "Between Martyr and Artist: Art and the Egyptian Revolution"
5:45pm Coffee break
- 6:00pm Kivanc Ulusoy (Istanbul University, Turkey) "Reflections on Dilemmas of the Arabs: Development, Democracy and War"
- 6:45pm Igor Alekseev (Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow) "End of the 'Third world?' In Search of an Analytical Model of 'Arab Spring'"
- 7:30pm Elena Galkina (Moscow State Pedagogical University) "Arab Spring and Socio-Political Activities of the Muslims"
Session 4. History and Theory of Revolutions
- 10:00am Sergey Nefedov (Ural Federal University, Yekaterinburg) "Theory of Demographic Cycles and the Russian Revolution"
- 10:45am Boris Mezhuev (Terra America) "Russian Revolution and the Anti-Colonial Awakening: S. Syromyatnikov, N. Trubetskoy, L. Trotsky"
- 11:30am Boris Kolonitsky (EUSP) "Political Tradition and the Repertory of Protest Actions in 1917"
12:15pm Coffee break
- 12:30pm Alexander Semyonov (SPbU) "The Imperial Revolution: Political Subjectivity and Representation in 1905"
- 1:15pm Sergey Tsirel (Higher School of Economics) "Revolutionary Situations and Revolutions: Conditions, Regularities, Examples"
- 2:00pm Aleksander Kustarev (London) "Monarchy and Revolution"
- 2:45pm Georgy Derlugyan (New York University, USA) "Lessons of Communism"