International Scientific Conference "Vajrayana Buddhism In Russia"

The conference has been held in Russia since 2008
 

International Scientific Conference "Vajrayana Buddhism In Russia"

The conference has been held in Russia since 2008
Conference objectives
  • To carry out interdisciplinary scientific exchange
  • To further develop comparative and cross-cultural Buddhist studies
  • To research Vajrayana Buddhism and its interaction with other Buddhist traditions
  • To provide networking and support for Vajrayana researchers and practitioners
The conference topics
The conference topics are of professional interest to historians and art historians, philosophers, sociologists, religious studies scholars, philologists, cultural scientists and others:
Buddhism in the modern global world
Topical issues of Buddhism and Buddhist studies
Buddhist traditions and innovations in Russia
Buddhism in the context of social and cultural practices
Buddhism in the light of contemporary scientific knowledge
Forms of reception and acculturation of Buddhism
Buddhism in Russian philosophy, literature, and art
Experience of researching, preserving, and exhibiting Buddhist archives and collections
Vajrayana methods in the development of human intellectual and creative abilities
The conference brings together scientists from Russia, Austria, United Kingdom, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, India, Spain, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Poland, Ukraine, France, USA.
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Partners
Moscow City's Department of National Policy and Inter-Regional Relations
The Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Centre for Philosophical Comparative Studies and Social-Humanitarian Research, Institute of Philosophy, Saint Petersburg State University
Institute of History and Archaeology, Mongolian Academy of Sciences
UNESCO Chair in Comparative Studies of Spiritual Traditions, their Specific Cultures and Interreligious Dialogue
Russian Diamond Way Karma Kagyu Buddhists Association
Organizing Committee Co-chairs
Organizing Committee Co-chairs
Elena Valeryevna Leonteva
PhD in History
Alla Mikhaylovna Shustova
PhD in Philosophy, Senior Research Associate, Institute of Oriental Studies
Organizing Committee Members
  • V. P. Androsov, DSc in History, Professor, Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow)

  • А. М. Alekseev-Apraksin, DSc Habil., Associate Professor, Saint Petersburg State University; Professor, Saint Petersburg State

  • University of Industrial Technologies and Design (Saint Petersburg)
  • A. Birtalan, DSc, Professor (Budapest, Hungary)

  • V. A. Wallace, DSc, Professor (Santa Barbara, California, USA)

  • А. P. Zabiyako, DSc in Philosophy, Professor (Blagoveshchensk)

  • B. I. Zagumyonnov, PhD (Saint Petersburg)

  • Yu. I. Elikhina, PhD in History, Leading Research Associate, State Hermitage Museum; Associate Professor, Saint Petersburg State University (Saint Petersburg)

  • B. U. Kitinov, PhD in History, Associate Professor, Senior Research Associate at the Institute of Oriental Studies, RAS (Moscow)

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

  • А. S. Kolesnikov, DSc in Philosophy, Professor at Saint Petersburg State University (Saint Petersburg)

  • Ye. V. Leonteva, PhD in History (Saint Petersburg)

  • S.-Kh. D. Syrtypova, DSc in History, Leading Research Associate at the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow)

  • E. V. Falyov, DSc in Philosophy, Associate Professor, Moscow State University (Moscow)

  • S. Chuluun, DSc, Professor, Director of the Institute of History and Archaeology, Mongolian Academy of Sciences (Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia)

  • М. I. Yasin, PhD in Social Sciences (Moscow)
The Seventh International Scientific Conference "Vajrayana Buddhism In Russia: Lessons of the 20th Century and the Future Perspectives" will be held in the autumn of 2021. The programme includes plenary and breakout sessions. The Conference working languages are Russian and English.
Materials catalog
Coordinators
If you have any questions regarding participation fees, Conference programme and guidelines, please contact our coordinators:
V. M. Dronova
Saint Petersburg
veradronova@gmail.com
+7 (962) 683 07 00
+7 (911) 921 20 43

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