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  • Professor Damir Mukhetdinov represents Russia at the World Muslim Communities Council Conference in Abu Dhabi

    The International Conference "Islamic Unity: Concept, Opportunities and Challenges" has been held in Abu Dabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The conference has brought together representatives of over 150 countries. It has been attended by ministers of religious affairs and spiritual leaders of the Islamic world. With the blessing of Mufti Sheikh Ravil Gainutdin, the Muslim community of Russia was represented at the event by Professor Damir Mukhetdinov, First Deputy Chairman of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Russian Federation, Doctor of Theology and Head of the Centre for Islamic Studies at St Petersburg University. In April 2022, St Petersburg University hosted the 8th All-Russian Research and Practical Conference "The Bigiev Readings", focused on the Islamic heritage of Russia.…

  • The Islamic heritage of Russia and a new generation of intellectuals: St Petersburg University held the Bigiev Readings-2022

    The 8th All-Russian Research and Practical Conference "The Bigiev Readings" has been held at St Petersburg University. This year, its focus is "The Islamic Heritage of Russia: Revival and Renewal". The event was timed to coincide with the celebrations marking the 1100th anniversary of the adoption of Islam by the Volga Bulgarians. The Bigiev Readings were organised by: the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Russian Federation; St Petersburg University; and Moscow Islamic Institute, with the assistance from the Fund for Support of Islamic Culture, Science and Education; the Medina Publishing House; and the SAFMAR Foundation. A welcoming message from Mufti Sheikh Ravil Gainutdin, the Chairman of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Russian Federation,…

  • International Conference "Japan: Civilization, Cultural History, Language"

    The Department of Japanology of Saint Petersburg State University invites you to participate in the International Conference "Japan: Civilization, Cultural History, Language" to be held on the 14th and 15th of October 2022. The following sections are planned: linguistics and literature; history and culture; economics and politics. Location: Department of Japanology, Saint Petersburg State University (199034, Saint Petersburg, Universitetskaya emb., Build. 11). Working languages of the conference: Russian, Japanese, English. Format of participation: As for now, it is scheduled that the conference would be held in person live format. Though, due to the pandemic limitations, it could be transformed into…

  • The conference ‘Issues of the History and Culture of Sudan’ at St Petersburg University

    St Petersburg University has held the 2nd International Conference ‘Issues of the History and Culture of Sudan: Ancient, Modern, and New Times’. The conference brought together experts from: the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts at the Russian Academy of Sciences; the Institute of Oriental Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences; the State Hermitage Museum; Russia’s leading universities; and independent researchers. The University is committed to improving the breadth and depth of international engagement and collaboration in education and diplomacy with Sudan, said Sergey Andryushin, Deputy Rector for International Affairs. Much has been done, as he said. The University signed an…

  • 10th International Conference "Issues of Far Eastern Literatures"

    Saint Petersburg State University and Nanjing University cordially welcome paper proposals for the 10th International Conference “Issues of Far Eastern Literatures”, dedicated to the 1250th anniversary of outstanding Chinese man of letters Bo Juyi (772-846). The conference will be held on June 30 – July 2, 2022 in Saint Petersburg and will include the following panels: Bo Juyi and his contribution to Chinese literature (poetry and essays, literary ties, translation into foreign languages). New tasks in the study of classical Chinese literature in the age of globalization and informatization. The trends in Chinese literature of XX and XXI centuries. Far…