Global World: System Shifts, Challenges and Contours of the Future: the 17th International Likhachov Scientific Conference, May 18-20, 2017. – St. Petersburg: SPbUHSS, 2017. – 242 p. – ISBN 978-5-7621-0930-7.

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This collection contains materials of the Plenary Session, Panel Discussions and the Round Table of the 17th International Likhachov Scientific Conference held on May 18–20, 2017 in St. Petersburg University of the Humanities and Social Sciences in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation V.V. Putin “On Perpetuating the Memory of Dmitry Likhachov”. On the list of the participants of the 17th Conference were guests from over 20 countries.

Among the 61 authors of the collection are outstanding Russian scientists, members of the Russian Academy of Sciences: Al.A. Gromyko, A.A. Guseynov, A.S. Zapesotsky, V.L. Kvint, G.B. Kleiner, V.A. Lectorsky, A.G. Lisitsyn-Svetlanov, V.L. Makarov, V.V. Mironov, A.D. Nekipelov, V.S. Styopin, Zh.T. Toshchenko, V.A. Chereshnev and others; directors of academic institutions and research centers, representatives of higher education institutions, media leaders, well-known state and public figures: М.V. Shmakov, Chairman of the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia; K.I. Kosachov, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Federation Council of Russia; G.A. Hajiyev, Judge of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation; G.M. Gatilov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation; A.A. Pankin, Director of the Department for International Organizations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation; V.A. Sevrikov, Deputy Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the North-Western Federal District; A.V. Yakovenko, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United Kingdom; M.S. Gusman, First Deputy Director General of TASS Russian News Agency; H.M. Reznik, Vice-President of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers; A.I. Ageev, Director General of the Institute for Economic Strategies of the Russian Academy of Sciences; A.S. Maksimov, Chairman of the Committee for Science and Higher Education of St. Petersburg Administration; V.T. Tretyakov, Dean of Higher School of Television of Lomonosov Moscow State University and many others.

Among the foreign authors of the collection are: A.A. Akayev, President of Kyrgyzstan (1990– 2005), academician; Egemen Bağış, Minister for EU Affairs of Turkey (2011–2013); J.J. Wiatr, Minister of National Education of Poland (1996–1997); Ch.T. Gadio, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Senegal (2000–2009); G.W. Kolodko, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance of Poland (1994– 1997, 2002–2003), academician; M.A. Moratinos, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain (2004–2010); J.A. March, Ambassador of Spain to the Russian Federation (2008–2011); members of foreign academies of sciences: E. Agazzi (Italy), V. Prodanov (Bulgaria), P.P. Tolochko (Ukraine); professors: A. Bebler (Slovenia), L.C. Bresser-Pereira (Brazil), C. Varga (Hungary), P. Dutkiewicz (Canada), V. Ingimundarson (Iceland), H. Köchler (Austria), R. Matthews (Great Britain), V.V. Popov (Canada), V.I. Rossman and B.J. Silver (USA), T. Türker (Turkey), J.A. Scholte (Sweden) and others. President of the Russian Federation V.V. Putin highly appreciated the role of the Likhachov Conference, noting in his welcoming address that “the organizers and participants of the Conference keep the established traditions alive and pay the most serious attention to challenging pivotal issues of development of civilization and dialogue of cultures.”.

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