The Gorchakov Fund supported the Russian-Spanish Scientific Congress

26 April 2016

On April 27-29, 2016, the International Scientific Congress “Russia and Spain: Politics, Economy, Culture” will be held at the premises of the Faculty of World Economics and World Politics of the National Research University Higher School of Economics.


The Congress was included in the Governmental Program “The Year of the Russian Language and Literature in Russian in Spain and the Year of the Spanish Language and Literature in Spanish in Russia” (April 2015 – April 2016) and was dedicated to the 350th anniversary of establishing Russian-Spanish diplomatic relations.


Beginning of the Congress will be marked with an opening of the exhibition “Spanish Bibliography in Images: 12 Centuries of the Book Art in Spain” prepared by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain in the Russian Federation. Six sessions will be presented at the event: politics and diplomacy, culture and art, politics and economy, the Spanish language in Russia, and the Russian language in Spain, a separate youth platform and an anniversary session dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Spanish Civil War.

Over a hundred scientists and researchers from Russia and Spain, who will represent over 30 universities, scientific and cultural institutions and centers, will take part in the Congress.