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Beyond Globalisation: Prospects for Eurasia

When May 12, 2017
from 10:15 AM to 06:00 PM
Contact Name Prajakti Kalra
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Beyond Globalisation

Prospects for Eurasia






Organised Jointly by

Cambridge Journal of Eurasian Studies,

Cambridge Central Asia Forum, 

Institute of New Industrial Development, Saint Petersburg, Russia,

in Cooperation with Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge


12th of May, 2017


Riley Auditorium, Gillespie Centre, Memorial Court, Queens Road,

Cambridge CB3 9AJ, United Kingdom




10:15-11:00 Registration, Coffee


11:00-11:30 Welcome and Introduction:

Siddharth Saxena, Gleb Cheglakov, Sergey Bodrunov and David Lane


Eurasia and Globalisation  

Chair: Shailaja Fennell (University of Cambridge)


11:30-11:50 Sergey Bodrunov (Institute of New Industrial Development, Saint Petersburg)

Overcoming globalisation’s collisions: Eurasian cooperation may become a common path to a new civilisation

11:50-12:10 Peter Nolan (University of Cambridge)

The contradictions of capitalist globalisation  

12:10-12:30 Aleksandr Buzgalin (Moscow State University)

Ecology of humans: An alternative Eurasian strategy

12:30-13:00 Discussion


13:00-13:45 Lunch


New Internal Linkages in the Eurasian Space (A)

Chair: Aleksandr Buzgalin (Moscow State University)


13:45-13:55 Elena Tkachenko (Saint Petersburg State University of Economics)

Approaches to the formulation of the industrial policy of EAEU in the conditions of new industrial policy

13:55-14:05 Najam Abbas (Institute of Ismaili Studies, London)

Identifying drivers that may reframe and reshape regional relations in Eurasian states 

14:05-14:15 Timur Alexandrov (University of Cambridge)

Resources for civil society: the case of ethno-cultural associations in Kazakhstan

14:15-14:35 Discussion


New Internal Linkages in the Eurasian Space (B)

Chair: Chokan Laumulin (University of Cambridge)


14:35-14:45 Anna Bilous (University of Cambridge)

Aircraft manufacturing in Post-Soviet states: Key problems and lessons learnt

14:45-14:55 Filiz Katman (Istanbul Aydin University)

Continuity and change in Eurasia: Integrations vs confrontation

14:55-15:05 Elena Korosteleva (University of Kent)

Challenges of globalisation: how to make EU good governance better?

15:05-15:25 Discussion


Eurasia and the Global Discourse

Chair:  Elena Korosteleva (University of Kent)


15:25-15:35 Claus Kao-Chu Soong (Tsinghua University)

A yet shifted world order in Eurasia: Geopolitical analysis of One Belt, One Road

15:35-15:45 Daler Dzhabborov (Moscow State University)

An updated planned system - a new source of economic development for BRICS countries

15:45-15:55 Anise Waljee (Cambridge Central Asia Forum)

Reinterpreting cultural values: Students’ experiences abroad

15:55-16:05 Yahia Baiza (Institute of Ismaili Studies, London)

Afghanistan and the US-Russia rivalry in Central Asia

16:05-16:25 Discussion


16:25-16:45 Tea/Coffee


Eurasia between Asia and Europe

Chair:  Siddharth Saxena (University of Cambridge)


16:45-16:55 Kaisyn Khubiev (Moscow State University)

New trends of the global economic movement in the 21st century

16:55-17:05 Irina Morozova (University of Regensburg)

Metamorphoses of 'connectivity': how debates on strategies to Central Asia shape European identities and practices within the EU

17:05-17:15  Ivan Peshkov (Adam Mickiewicz University)

Border capitalism with Soviet aesthetic: Conversion and production of Soviet objects in Makhmouli, a Russia-oriented Chinese borderline city

17:15-17:25 Rahima Abduvalieva (Chingiz Aitmatov Foundation)

The European mission of Chingiz Aitmatov

17:25-17:35 Khurshid Sana Khan (Independent Scholar)

The educational and economic microcosm of Gilgit-Baltistan Ismailis within the game changing China Pakistan Economic Corridor project

17:35-17:55 Discussion


 17:55 Closing Remarks