Opening Session, Fifth Global Studies Conference, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Welome Reception, Fifth Global Studies Conference, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

Fifth Global Studies Conference

  • Eurasia and Globalization: Complexity and Global Studies
  • 20–22 June 2012
  • Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

At a Glance...

3

Days of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters, and colloquia.

205+

Delegates from all over the world who attended the Fifth Global Studies Conference.

32

Countries represented.

Plenary Speakers

The Fifth Global Studies Conference featured plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Ulrich Beck

Ulrich Beck

Professor, Sociology, University of Munich, Germany

“World at Risk: a Cosmopolitan Perspective”

Veronica Davidov

Veronica Davidov

Lecturer, Faculty of Arts and Cultures, Maastricht University, Netherlands; Editor, Laboratorium: Russian Review of Social Research

“Trends in Social Inequality in Contemporary Russia: A Perspective from Environmental Anthropology”

Markus Kaiser

Markus Kaiser

Professor, Faculty of Sociology, State University of St. Petersburg, Russia; Professor, American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; Service Provider, OSCE Academy, Kyrgyzstan

“Eurasia in the Making: Social and Economic Networks Shaping a Multipolar World Order”

Willi Semmler

Willi Semmler

Professor, Department of Economics, The New School, New York, USA

“On the Instability of the Banking-Macro Link in the Euro Area: Theory and Empirics”

John Urry

John Urry

Distinguished Professor, Sociology, Lancaster University; Director, Lancaster Centre for Mobilities Research; RSA Fellow

“Advances in Development Reverse Trends in Global Inequality”

Graduate Scholar Awardees

For each conference, a small number of Graduate Scholar Awards are given to outstanding graduate students who have an active academic interest in the conference area. The Award with its accompanying responsibilities provides a strong professional development opportunity for graduate students at this stage in their academic careers. The 2012 Graduate Scholar Awardees are listed below.

Thiem Hai Bui

Thiem Hai Bui

University of Queensland, Australia

Ariana Gomez

Ariana Gomez

Florida International University, USA

Michelle McCrory

Michelle McCrory

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA

Liana E. Reyes

Liana E. Reyes

Florida International University, USA

Anil Sarwal

Anil Sarwal

Panjab University, India

Lonia Zylberman

Lonia Zylberman

Florida International University, USA

Conference Partners