International scientific workshop "Urbanization and Regional Development in Russia and Europe", April 2018, Moscow
We kindly invite you to take part in the International scientific workshop "Urbanization and Regional Development in Russia and Europe" to be held in Moscow in April 2018 (Peoples' Friendship University of Russia - RUDN University, 19 April, and Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences, 20 April).
The purpose of the international scientific workshop is to discuss the interdependence of urbanization and regional development in Russia and countries of Western, Central and Eastern Europe. The emphasis will be made on the evaluation of key factors, main driving forces and trends of regional development and analysis of the social-economic transformation of urban areas in the European countries and Russia.
THE WORKSHOP WILL DISCUSS THE FOLLOWING ISSUES:
- Urbanization as driving force of regional development: theoretical background and methodology
- Historical and geographical trends of urbanization in Russia and in European countries
- Urban settlement patterns in Russia and European countries: inherited partial structures and the latest shifts;
- Issues of urban economics
- Migrants in the cities of Russia and European countries: economic, social and cultural-geographical aspects;
- Socio-cultural processes in the cities of Russia and European countries
- Ethnic and confessional communities in the cities of Russia and European countries.
Working languages of the workshop: English and Russian
Before 31 December 2017 – Online submission of applications for participation in the workshop with the title of presentation via workshop ́s website;
31 January 2018 – abstracts of papers (with approx. 250 words) via workshop ́s website (section: Statement);
12 February 2018 –the formation of a preliminary program of the seminar; dispatch by the Organizing Committee of notifications to authors of applications about accepted abstracts;
16 March 2018 – Preliminary program of the workshop available at the workshop ́s website;
31 March 2018 – Deadline for the submission of manuscripts via workshop ́s website (section: Statement);
13 April 2018 – Final program of the workshop available at the workshop ́s website;
19 April 2018 – Workshop report of participants and scientific discussions at the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia – RUDN University, Economic Faculty (117198, Miklukho- Maklaya Str., 6, Moscow);
20 April 2018 – Round table in the Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences (119017, Staromonetny per., 29, Moscow); meetings of workshop participants with researchers from the economic and geographical divisions, a professional tour across Moscow for the participants of the workshop.
Submission of applications in participating of workshop, as well as abstracts and manuscripts occurs via the official workshop ́s website: http://agora.guru.ru/urbanization_Ru-Eu/eng
Guidelines for abstracts of papers (before 31 January 2018)
Abstracts of papers must be submitted as a Word document (doc., .docx) via workshop ́s website (section: Statement) and include: the name and the affiliation of the author(s), email address for communication, a title and text (approx. 250 words) in English, 5-6 key words. The abstracts of the reports of the participants of the workshop will be posted on the workshop website.
According to the results of the workshop it is planned to publish thematic issues of the RUDN Journal of Economics and RUDN Journal of Public Administration (Russian Science Citation Index, VAK).
Requirements for the formulation of articles:
The participation at the workshop is free, the registration fee is not foreseen. Participants are responsible for covering their own travel and accommodation costs.
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia – RUDN University, 117198, Miklukho-Maklaya Str., 6, Moscow, Russia (19 April 2018)
Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences, 119017, Staromonetny per., 29, Moscow, Russia (20 April 2018)