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10th, December 2018. The second part of the Prof. Evgeny Pashentsev interview “The State Strategic Communication“ for the Italian magazine L’EURISPESis published. This part is dedicated to the importance of strategic communication in the context of intensification of migration flows and the actualization of security issues and also the prospects for strategic communication in the context of global changes . See more…

7th, December 2018. Dr. Greg Simons, Associate Professor at Uppsala University participated in a panel discussion on the topic of «Russia’s Reshaped Role in the Middle East: Russia’s Military Involvement in Syria and its Impact», that was held in Washington. See more…

28th,  November 2018. Prof. Evgeny Pashentsev spoke on «Artificial Intelligence and Issues of National and International Psychological Security» at the round table at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. See more…

26th,  November 2018. The first part of the interview “The State Strategic Communication”   with Prof. Evgeny Pashentsev, the coordinator of  the EU-RU-CM Network was published in the Italian   magazine L’EURISPES.  Prof. Pashentsev stated his position regarding the substantive content and organizational forms for development of the state strategic communications See more…

15th, November 2018. Dr.Pierre-Emmanuel Thomann, President of Eurocontinent geopolitical research center appreciated the idea of creating a European army as an utopia in the material of RIA Novosti news Agency. See more…

14th, November 2018. President of Eurocontinent research center Dr. Pierre-Emmanuel Thomann spoke about the existing contradictions in the creation of the  Combined European army on RT International. See more…

10th, October 2018. Prof. Pashentsev took an active part in a number of conferences and round tables in Italy. Among the topics of his speeches: Strategic communication and migration policy, psychological warfare with Daesh, Russian-Italian relations and strategic communication etc. See more…

8th, October 2018. Prof. E. N. Pashentsev gave an interview to Marco Bordoni for Saker Italia on the topic of interstate cooperation in order to solve joint problems. See more…

5th, October 2018. Dr. Pierre-Emmanuel Thomann, the director of the EUROCONTINENT, center for Geopolitical Studies, member of EU-RU-CM Network said that at least four EU countries — Hungary, the Czech Republic, Austria and Italy — are becoming less supportive of the anti-Russian orientation of EU policy. See more…

5th, October 2018. The US are more active in cyberspace and have a much larger arsenal of tools for espionage on a global scale comparing to other countries, said Dr. Pierre-Emmanuel Thomann, the president of the Eurocontinent, Center for Geopolitical Studies, while commenting on the situation with the accusations of Russian special services for conducting cyber-attacks against several Western countries. See more…

20th, September 2018. Russian researchers –  EU-RU-CM  members, took part in a series of round tables, seminars, submitted lectures on the issues of international security, development of modern technologies and their role in the psychological warfare. The academic events took place Buenos Aires, Montevideo and Sao Paulo. See more…

12th, September 2018. Dr. Pierre-Emmanuel Thomann, the director of the Center for Geopolitical StudiesEurocontinent, believes that the proposal of the European Commission President Jean-Claude Junker to move to the decision making in common foreign policy and security policies is intended to speed up the process of adopting EU sanctions against third countries. See more…

6th, September 2018. According to Dr. Pierre-Emmanuel Thomann, the director of the Center for Geopolitical StudiesEurocontinent, London uses incidents in Salisbury and Amesbury to damage the international image of Russia in order to strengthen NATO and prevent a possible rapprochement between Russia and the European Union amid the Brexit. See more…

6th, August 2018.Selcuk Colakoglu, Professor of International Relations and a Director of the Turkish Center for Asia-Pacific Studies, analyzed the possible geopolitical consequences of the BRICS expansion, revealed the reasons for Turkey’s interest in the organization, and assessed how Ankara’s possible joining BRICS is perceived in the East and the West in the interview with Eurasia.Expert. See more…

22nd, June 2018. The EU-RU-CM Network members will take part in the section «Information Security of the State in the Circumstances of the Global Information and Psychological Warfare» in the framework of the VI international  conference «Strategic communications in business and politics» STRATCOM-2018 which will be held  November 22-23, 2018 at Saint-Petersburg State University. See more…

8th, June 2018. The EU-RU-CM Network members will take part in the mini track on Psychological Warfare, New Technologies and Political Instability in Contemporary World  which will be held within the framework of  the 14th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, 28 February — 1 March 2019,  Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Mini Track Chair: Prof. Evgeny Pashentsev.  See more…

7th, June 2018. International Conference  Journalism across Borders: The Production and “Produsage” of News in the Era of Transnationalization, Destabilization and Algorithmization will take place in  September 26 – 28, 2018 at the Institute of Media and Communication Science, Technische Universität Ilmenau (Germany). Among the conference co-chairs —  Martin Löffelholz, the director of IMCS  and member of EU-RU-CM Network. See more…

6th, June 2018. Dr. Greg Simons, Associate Professor at IRES (Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies) at Uppsala University, said to TRT world about Putin’s visit to Austria. See more…

5th, June 2018. The EU-RU-CM Network members September 3- 5th will take part in the international round table New warfare theatres, methods and instruments from a Russian perspective, which will be held within the framework of the X National Congress of the Brazilian Defense Studies Association (ABED), September 3-5, 2018. in São Paulo. See more…

5th, June 2018. Dr. Greg Simons, Associate Professor at Uppsala University told to PressTV about possibility of resuming nuclear activities and Iranian upgrading of the power installations, including the process of increasing its uranium enrichment capacity. PressTV 05.06.18 (2.40 – 9.40) See more…

31st, May 2018. May 31, at the Institute of International Contemporary Studies of the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian foreign Ministry, a Discussion Club meeting was held. The event was attended by leading experts of the Institute of Contemporary International Studies (ICIS). Prof. Evgeny Pashentsev, a  leading researcher at the Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies and International Security at ICIS delivered a speech on «Revolutionary changes in modern technologies and their impact on socio-political processes and the system of international relations». See more…

29th, May 2018. Selcuk Colakoglu, Professor of International Relations and Director of The Turkish Center for Asia-Pacific Studies has published a report about MIKTA’s (Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, Turkey and Australia) opportunities to expand the global governance role of middle powers. See more…

18-19th, May 2018. Moscow hosted the «International forum  «Marx-XXI», dedicated to the 200th  anniversary of Marx’s birth with the participation of EU-RU-CM Network    members. See more…

About the Association

The general idea of the joint initiative of  Communication Management Section of the Central and East European Studies Association and the European  Institute of Political, Economic, and Social Studies (Rome)  is to create an expert community in the form of a permanent European network, specialized in studies of ways and methods of Media and Communication Management, as a support to the relations between Europe and Russia, to promote the exchange of information and documents, to eventually conduct research in common. 

The communication and media aspect of future international development will  be more and more topical, different kind media manipulations could do a lot of harm, its true as well the more or less objective media coverage of the local and global issues, accurate and responsible communication management will work for a democratic, civil society oriented and progressive alternative.  It seems very important not to polish the reality but to avoid the situation between Russia and EU when the media coverage, the public perception of these relations is worse than the objective situation. The academic research, the correct estimation of communication risks, educational media literacy and communication management programmes and the correspondent practical consultancy done on the international basis, by the international teams of experts could  supply a positive  impulse for the further development of the mutually beneficial relations between EU and Russia which are so  important for the international stability, peace and prosperity.  

EURUCM Network Coordinators:

Evgeny N. Pashentsev (Russia), DSc., professor, a leading researcher at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation, Director of the International Centre for Social and Political Studies and Consulting, a coordinator of the section “Communication Management in Politics and Business” at the Central and East European International Studies Association.

Marco Ricceri (Italy), General Director of the Institute for Political, Economic and Social Studies (EURISPES), the Honorary Doctor of Science of the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences.