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Second International Conference "Hierarchy and Power in The History of Civilizations"

Second International Conference
"Hierarchy and Power in The History of Civilizations"
July 4-7 2002, Moscow, Russia

Announcement

Programme Conference

Abstracts

The Second International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilisations” took place in Saint Petersburg, Russia in the period of 4 – 7 July 2002. The Conference was held jointly by the Centre for Civilizational and Regional Studies (Moscow) and the Institute of Oriental Studies (St. Petersburg Branch), both under the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The Conference brought together 180 scholars. 93 of them represented research centres and universities of 14 Russian cities while 87 participants came from 30 countries of all the inhabited continents of the Earth: Australia, Austria, Belorus, Canada, China (People’s Republic of), China (Republic of), Colombia, Czech Republic, France, French Polynesia, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Malaysia, Mali, Netherlands, Nigeria, Slovenia, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, USA.

The work of the Conference was organised along 18 panels. The general problematics of the Conference was discussed in different contexts: anthropological (Panels I, III, IV, VII, X, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII), archaeological (Panel II), historical (Panels V, VIII), of political science (Panels VI, IX [Subpanel 1], XII, XIII), and cultural science (Panels IX [Subpanel 2], XI, XIV). For detail see the Conference Program and Books of Abstracts.

At the Final Plenary Session the Conference participants expressed the hope that the Third International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilisations” would be held in summer 2004, presumably in Moscow if no other proper venue appears itself.

Organising Committee of the Second International Conference
“Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilisations”