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The Fortieth Anniversary of the Restoration of Diplomatic Relations between Spain and Russia (1977-2017)

January 12, 2017, 15:30 – 17:30, Building 5, 3rd Floor, Red Hall

Issues for Discussion

  • Relations between the EU and Russia
  • Russia and Spain: a history of dialogue
  • Intercultural interaction between Russia and Spain: development prospects


  • Igor Ivanov
    Igor Ivanov

    President, Russian International Affairs Council

  • Igor Bartsits
    Igor Bartsits

    Director, Institute of Public Administration and Civil Service, RANEPA

Keynote Report

  • Emilio Lamo de Espinosa
    Emilio Lamo de Espinosa

    Chairman, Executive Committee, Elcano Royal Institute; Member, Royal Academy of Moral and Political Sciences, Kingdom of Spain; Member, European Academy of Arts


  • Ignacio García-Valdecasas
    Ignacio García-Valdecasas

    Charge d'Affaires ad Interim of the Kingdom of Spain in the Russian Federation

  • Álvaro De La Riva
    Álvaro De La Riva

    Counsellor, Embassy of Spain in Moscow

  • José Aurelio Llaneza Villanueva
    José Aurelio Llaneza Villanueva

    Attaché for Education, Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain in the Russian Federation

  • Veniamin Kaganov
    Veniamin Kaganov

    Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation

  • Dmitry Guzhelya
    Dmitry Guzhelya

    Deputy Head, Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad, and for International Humanitarian Cooperation

  • Alexander Orlov
    Alexander Orlov

    Director, Institute of International Studies, MGIMO

  • Elena Panina
    Elena Panina

    Member, State Duma Committee for Foreign Affairs

  • Olga Pirozhenko
    Olga Pirozhenko

    Director, the Russian-Spanish Education and Cooperation Center, RANEPA

  • Irina Prokhorenko
    Irina Prokhorenko

    Leading Research Fellow, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences