News

22nd  June,  2018.  The RAfrSSA 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 RAfrSSA 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…

5th  June,  2018.  Prof. Konstantin Pantserev will take part September 3- 5th 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…

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…

27th  April,  2018.  The section Strategic communication and media was held within the framework of the international conference «Transformation of international relations in the 21st century: challenges and prospects» at the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The section was organised in partnership with the Association of Studies, Research and Internationalization in Eurasia and Africa (ASRIE)the European-Russian Communication Management Network (EU-RU-CM Network)the Institute of Contemporary International Studies (ICIS) at the Diplomatic Academy and the International Centre for Social and Political Studies and Consulting (ICSPSC).Researchers of EU-RU-CM Network from Italy, Romania, Russia and Sweden together with other specialists in the field  took part in the work of the section. Co-chairs of the section were Prof. Ronstantin Pantserev and  Prof. Evgeny Pashentsev. See more…

About the Association

Russian-African Strategic Studies Association (RAfrSSA) was established in the December 2017 by the initiative of the International Center for African Studies (ICAS). Currently RAfrSSA includes more than 30 researches from Russia, Italy, Australia, Egypt, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, South Africa and its ranks are growing rapidly.

The main areas of joint work of RAfrSSA members: rethinking the social and economic development and integration in Africa, media coverage of conflicts and crisis situations in Africa, communication management and strategic communication, challenges and threats to the national and international security, and other topics.

The Association is open for participation for researches who are interesting in problems of the achievement of the sustainable social and economic development of African countries and the African stream of the Russian foreign policy.

RAfrSSA Coordinators:

Konstantin A. Pantserev (Russias) – DSc., professor, member of the Scientific Committee of the Russian Academy of Science at the field of African studies, Director of the  International Center for African Studies, Director of the International Communication Agency “Sapmar”, coordinator at the field of African studies of the International Centre for Social and Political Studies and Consulting.