The Fifth International Scientific Conference "Vajrayana Buddhism In Russia: At The Crossroads Of Cultures"
14-17 October 2016
The conference topics
The conference included a panel discussion on the topic: “Buddhist artefacts and objects of arts on the territory of Russia”, led by S.-Kh. D. Syrtypova, DS in History (Moscow).
Buddhism in the history of Russia and adjacent countries
Buddhism in the modern global world
Problems of Russian Buddhist education
Buddhism in the context of social and cultural practices
Forms of reception and acculturation of Buddhism in the West and Russia
Past and contemporary lay Buddhism
Buddhism in the light of contemporary scientific knowledge
Buddhism in Russian philosophy, literature and art
Mutual interaction of various Buddhist traditions in the context of their history
Vajrayana methods in the development of human intellectual and creative abilities
Organizing Committee Co-chairs
  • Elena Valeryevna Leonteva, PhD in History, Editor-in-chief of “” magazine

  • Rashit Gizzatovich Rafikov, PhD in History, Deputy Head of the Administration for Public Relations of the Governor of Krasnoyarsk region
Organizing Committee Members
  • A. M. Alekseyev-Apraksin, DS in Cultural Studies, Professor (Saint Petersburg)

  • V. P. Androsov, DS in History, Professor (Moscow)

  • N. G. Artemyeva, PhD in History (Vladivostok)

  • V. N. Badmayev, DS in Philosophy, Professor (Elista)

  • S. G. Batyreva, DS in Arts (Elista)

  • A. O. Belyakov, PhD in Philosophy (Blagoveschensk)

  • Ágnes Birtalan, Dr., Prof. (Budapest, Hungary)

  • Vesna A. Wallace, Dr., Prof. (Santa Barbara, California, USA)

  • E. E. Deryagina, PhD in Philosophy, Associate Professor at the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles (Krasnoyarsk)

  • Burnee Dorjsuren, Dr., Prof. (Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia)

  • V. V. Dubich, PhD in Technical Sciences, Associate Professor (Krasnoyarsk)

  • B. S. Dugarov, DS in Philology (Ulan-Ude)

  • Yu. I. Yelikhina, PhD in History (Saint Petersburg)

  • N. L. Zhukovskaya, DS in History, Professor (Moscow)

  • A. P. Zabiyako, DS in Philosophy, Professor (Blagoveschensk)

  • B. I. Zagumyennov, PhD in Philosophy (Saint Petersburg)

  • L. L. Karnaukhova, Deputy Scientific Director at the Krasnoyarsk Regional Studies Museum

  • B. U. Kitinov, PhD in History, Associate Professor (Moscow)

  • A. Sh. Koibagarov, President of the Russian Diamond Way Karma Kagyu Buddhists Association (Saint Petersburg)

  • A. S. Kolesnikov, DS in Philosophy, Professor (Saint Petersburg)

  • L. M. Korotetskaya, PhD in Philosophy, Associate Professor (Novosibirsk)

  • A. A. Kurapov, PhD in History (Astrakhan)

  • S. Yu. Lepekhov, DS in Philosophy, Professor (Ulan-Ude)

  • A. V. Lesnov, PhD in Philosophy, Associate Professor (Magadan)

  • N. A. Orekhova, PhD in History, Senior Research Associate (Krasnoyarsk)

  • Artur Przybysławski, PhD in Philosophy (Krakow, Poland)

  • T. M. Savenkova, Research Associate (Krasnoyarsk)

  • Sampildondov Chuluun, Dr., Professor (Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia)

  • S.-Kh. D. Syrtypova, DS in History, Leading Research Associate (Moscow)

  • K. Sh. Khafizova, member of the National Academy of Sciences, Republic of Kazakhstan, DS in History, Professor (Almaty, Kazakhstan)
Conference venue
State Universal Scientific Library of Krasnoyarsk Region, ul. K. Marksa, 114, Krasnoyarsk

Krasnoyarsk Region Administration

Krasnoyarsk Regional Studies Museum

Centre for Philosophical Comparative Studies and Social-Humanitarian Research, Institute of Philosophy, Saint Petersburg State University

The Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Institute of Archaeology, Mongolian Academy of Sciences
Russian Diamond Way Karma Kagyu Buddhists Association
If you have any questions regarding participation fees, Conference programme and guidelines, please contact our coordinators:
V. M. Dronova
Saint Petersburg
+7 (962) 683 07 00
+7 (911) 921 20 43

A. B. Sokolov
Saint Petersburg
Organizing committee address
Nikolsky pereulok, 7-26, 190068, Saint Petersburg, Russia