Moscow Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy 2014

“Striking a Chord Between the East and the West”

(Moscow; September 25th - 27th, 2014)

Symposium Speakers & Delegates

Speakers & Delegates during the conferences include among others heads leading politicians, senior diplomats, leading governmental officials, senior academics, renowned authors, journalists, and celebrated artists. These speakers will include a large number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board. To learn more about the ICD Advisory Board, please click here.

The following are among the speakers for the Symposium:
  • Prof. Dr. A.B. Manoilo
    Professor, Department of Political Science MSU Lomonosov
  • Prof. Dr. Aleksey L. Nikolov
    Managing Director of RT (Russia Today)
  • Prof. Dr. Alexander Merzlov
    Head of Sustainable Rural Development Center, Timiryazev Agricultural State University
  • Prof. Dr. Alexander O. Naumov
    Associate Professor, Department of Political Science MSU Lomonosov
  • Prof. Dr. Alexey Gromyko
    Professor, Faculty of International Politics, Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • Andrash Barani
    Director, Balassi Institute - Hungarian Cultural Centre in Moscow
  • H. E. Amb. Astra Kurme
    Ambassador of Latvia to the Russian Federation
  • Dmitri Trenin
    Director, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Moscow Center
  • Ivan Ozhogin
    Russian Actor & Opera Singer
  • Kirill Oleinik
    Sculptor
  • Lev Voronkov
    Head of the Nordic Department of the Center for Nordic and Baltic Studies, MGIMO University
  • Liudmila Tsoy
    Director of Moscow Youth Multifunctional Center
  • Maria Morozova
    Director, The Timchenko Fondation
  • Rahul Shrivastava
    Political Counsellor, Embassy of India to Russia
  • Dr. Teodora Yannitsi
    Director of the Hellenic Cultural Center of Moscow
  • Prof. Dr. Valery Tishkov
    Professor, Ethnology, Russian State University for the Humanities, Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Vasily Tsereteli
    Director, Moscow Museum of Modern Art
  • The Hon. Dr. Vladimir Filippov
    Rector, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia; Former Minister of Education of Russia
  • Prof. Dr. Vladimir Tonkha
    Professor and Head of the Cello Department, Russian Gnessins Academy of Music
  • Prof. Dr. William Schmidt
    Professor, Department of Ethnic and Federative Relations, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration