October 25, 2016, Moscow, Rossiya Segodnya International Multimedia Press Center
The Seventh International Conference “The Zinoviev Readings” at Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency on the subject: «Alexander Zinoviev: The Reality of Planned History»
Greater Hall. Panel discussion 1 (together with UNESCO-representatives)
Topic: “WHO FORMS THE GLOBAL WORLD-ORDER AND HOW”
Keynote speech: Olga Zinoviev — Co-Chair of the IIA “Rossiya Segodnya” Zinoviev Club
- Willy Wimmer — former State Secretary in the Ministry of Defence (Germany),
- Dimitar Kostov — former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to UN (Bulgaria),
- Hafid Abbas — Chairman of the National Commission of Human Rights (Indonesia),
- Dimitrios Patelis — Philosopher, professor (Greece),
- Michael Kirkwood — doctor of philosophy, professor (Scotland)
Moderator: Dimitry Kulikov — Russian anchorman, member of the IIA “Rossiya Segodnya” Zinoviev Club
During the First panel the awarding ceremony of the Zinoviev Medal, two Alexander Zinoviev Philosophical prices and a Literature price is going to take place.
Greater Hall. Panel discussion 2 (together with the International Society “Russia – Germany”)
Topic: “DO WE NEED A MULTIPOLAR WORLD?”
Keynote speech: Valentin Falin, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (1971 – 1978), honorary member of the IIA “Rossiya Segodnya” Zinoviev Club
- Todor Todorov — philosopher, Associate professor at the Sofia University (Bulgaria),
- Joseph Mifsud — Director of the London Diplomatic Academy (UK),
- Charles Bausman — Editor and publisher of “Russia Insider” (USA),
- Igor Morozov — Member of the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation
Timofei Sergeitsev — member of the IIA “Rossiya Segodnya” Zinoviev Club.
Moderator: Evgeniy Popov, Russian anchorman and publicist
Presidential hall of the MMPC. Panel discussion 2 (together with the London Diplomatic Academy)
Topic: “PLANNING OF HISTORY IN THE EUROPEAN CONTEXT”
Keynote speeches: Mikhail Demurin — Minister Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, member of the IIA “Rossiya Segodnya” Zinoviev Club; Joseph Mifsud — Director of the London Diplomatic Academy
Representatives from the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund, Russkiy Mir Foundation and from the Moscow State Lomonosov University, members from the foreign branches of the Zinoviev Club — J. Verissimo (Brazil), H. Ritz (Germany), A. Goyal (India), N.Bukhteev (DPR), P. Gubarev (DPR) and members of the Rossiya Segodnya Zinoviev Club in Moscow — O.Zinovieva, A. Pankin, P.Rodkin, I. Valitov, O. Nazarov, P. Fokin, A. Fedina, A.Diakonov, V. Belskiy, L.Zoi, A. Filin et al., as well as several guests from various areas of
interests from Russia and abroad are going to participate at the discussion.
Moderator: Vladimir Lephekin — Director of the EurAsEC Institute, member of the Rossiya Segodnya Zinoviev Club, philosopher
Zinovyev Club is a platform for expertise and analysis, created by the Alexander Zinoviev Biographical Institute together with the Rossiya Segodnya News Agency. Co-founders and co-chairs of Rossiya Segodnya’s Zinoviev Club: Dmitry Kiselev, Russian anchorman, Director General of the Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency and Olga Zinoviev, Head of the Alexander Zinoviev Biographical Institute, President of the Russia-Germany Society.
The club is named after Alexander Zinovyev, a prominent Russian philosopher and sociologist. He spent 21 years in forced emigration before returning to Russia in 1999. From 1978 to 1999, he lived and worked in Munich. Upon his return, he lectured at the Moscow State University’s philosophy faculty. Wrote a number of books, including Yawning Heights, Radiant Future, Homo Soveticus, Notes of the Nightwatchmen, Para Bellum, Catastroika and others.