ORGANIZATION OF CONFERENCES
Afghanistan's Stability and Regional Security Implications for Central Asia, NATO Science for Peace and Security Program, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, May 17-18, 2012. Proceedings published in English.
The Russian Far East Region in North Pacific: view from Asia, view from Europe, October 14-15, 2010, Vladivostok, Russia, organized by the Pacific Institute of Geography of the Far East Section of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and the French-Russian Center for human and social sciences. Proceedings to be published in Russian.
Everyday Nationalism and Patriotism in China and Russia. A Comparative Approach of Discourses and Practices, May 31, 2010, EHESS, Paris, co-organized with Elisabeth Allès. No proceedings.
Central Asia, the new ‘Great Game’ between the Emerging Powers of China and India, October 14-15, 2009, New Delhi, organized by the French Institute for Central Asian Studies (Tashkent), the French Center for the Study of Contemporary China (Hong-Kong), and the French Center for Human Sciences (New Delhi). Proceedings published in English.
Central Asia-China: From Geopolitics To Global Partnership, June 4-5, 2008, Almaty, Kazakhstan, organized by the French Institute for Central Asian Studies (Tashkent), the French Center for the Study of Contemporary China (Hong-Kong), the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies (Almaty) and the Institute of Oriental Studies (Almaty). Proceedings published in Russian.
Cycle of six conferences on Contemporary Russian Nationalisms, 2005-2006, Moscow, organized by the French-Russian Center in Social Sciences and Humanities, in collaboration with Alexis Berelowitch. Proceedings published in Russian (three volumes).
Between etnos and Eurasia. A Conference on the Ideas and Influence of Lev Nikolaevich Gumilev, June 27, 2005, Moscow, co-organized with Mark Bassin. No proceedings.
About the Concept of etnos: the Question of Ethnic Determinism in the Soviet and Post-Soviet Space, April 22, 2005, Paris, organized by the Center for Russian, Caucasian and East-European Studies (EHESS) and the French Center for Post-Soviet Societies Studies (INALCO). No proceedings.
Building Nation, Building Socialism: Permanency, Variations and Instrumentalizations of the National Referent from the 19th Century to the Communist regimes (Eastern Europe and Russian-Soviet space), November 28, 2003 and May 13, 2004, INALCO, Paris, co-organized with Catherine Servant. Proceedings published in French. I
slam, Politics and Nation in the former USSR. A Comparative Analysis between Russia and Central Asian Republics, April 1-2, 2004, Kazan, Russia, organized by the French-Russian Center for human and social sciences, the French Institute for Central Asian Studies, and the Tatarstan Institute of Federalism. Proceedings published in French and Russian.
The ‘Chinese Question’ in Central Asia, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan, December 6, 2012.
Domestic situation in Tajikistan after the Khorog events, EUCAM seminar, EU Finnish Permanent Representation, Brussels, Belgium, September 21, 2012.
Domestic Security Challenges in Kazakhstan, Public Hearing of the European Parliament, “The Challenges of the EU-Kazakhstan Partnership,” Brussels, Belgium, September 19, 2012.
Discussing ‘extremism’ in Russia, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Senior Executive Seminar, Garmisch, Germany, September 10, 2012.
Putin’s Third Act: Challenges, Changes, and Stagnation in Russia, Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), Ottawa, November 22, 2011.
What We Have (Not) Learned About 20th-Century Central Asian History?, International Conference “Two Decades of Post-Soviet Independence: What Have We Learned?,” PONARS and Kennan Institute, December 7-8, 2011.
Reassessing Russia’s Decision Making Community: Intra-elite Conflicts, Political and Business Networks, and Ideological Constructions, Kennan Institute Seminar, Washington DC, March 21, 2011.
Soviet Racial Ideology and Politics after Stalin. New Perspectives, with Sarah Fainberg, Georgetown Program for Jewish Civilization and the Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies, Georgetown University, March 2, 2011.
Russian Policy in the Arctic: Ambitions, Dreams, and Strategies, Russian and Eurasian Studies Program, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University, November 3, 2010.
Reassessing Russian Nationalism: The Search for a Social Consensus, Central European University, Budapest, March 12, 2010.
Beyond the Afghan trauma? The New Russian Activism in Afghanistan, Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies, February 4, 2010.
Perspectives et strategies de la Russie en Afghanistan et en Asie centrale [Perspectives and Strategies of Russia in Afghanistan and in Central Asia], Laval University, Quebec City, January 29, 2010.
Russia and China in Central Asia. Sharing and Competing Influences, Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), Ottawa, January 27, 2010.
Growing Involvement of Great Powers in Central Asia, Swedish Aral Sea Society, Uppsala, December 14, 2009.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Successes and Challenges, Nehru Center, Mumbai, October 28, 2009.
Central Asia Strategies for dealing with China, Center for Central Eurasian Studies, Mumbai University, October 27, 2009.
Central Asia between Russia and China: Local Strategies and Perspectives on the new 'Great Game', Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, Delhi, October 21, 2009.
The Chinese Economic Presence in Central Asia. Sinophobia and Sinophilia among Central Asian Elites, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute for Asian Studies, Kolkata, October 12, 2009.
Political and Geopolitical Stakes of the Sino-Central-Asian Relations, Center for Central Asia Studies in Kashmir University, Srinagar, October 7, 2009.
Central Asia Strategies for dealing with China, The Central Asia-Caucasus Institute, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University, Washington D.C., April 29, 2009; The Institute for Security and Development Policy, Stockholm, May 12, 2009.
Russian Eurasianism. An Ideology of Empire, Kennan Seminar, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Centers for Scholars, Washington D.C., May 4, 2009.
Central Asia between Russia and China: Local Strategies and Perspectives on the new 'Great Game', Department of South and Central Asian Studies, Stockholm University, March 25, 2009.
Nationalism and Eurasianism in Russia; Centre for European Studies (CFE), Department of Political Science, Lund University, Sweden, April 21, 2009.
The “Patriotic” Brand: Politics and Social Consensus in Contemporary Russia, Aleksanteri Institute, Helsinki University, April 17, 2009.
The Chinese Economic Presence in Central Asia. Sinophobia and Sinophilia among Central Asian Elites, Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, October 30, 2008.
The Chinese Presence in Central Asia and its Social Reception, Centre français d’études de la Chine contemporaine (CEFC), Hong Kong, October 29, 2008.
Political and Geopolitical Stakes of the Sino-Central-Asian Relations, Graduate Institute of Russian Studies, National Chengdu University, Taipei, October 17, 2008.
Cultural and Economic Mediators of the China-Central Asia Relations, Taiwan Graduate Institute of Central Asia, Ching Yun University, Taipei, October 16, 2008.
Rethinking Russian Nationalism as a Political and Social Consensus, Graduate Institute of Russian Studies, Tamkang University, Taipei, October 15, 2008.
The Political and Religious Situation in Contemporary Central Asia, Graduate Institute for Central Asian Studies, Xian Normal University, China, October 9, 2008.
The Economic and Social Situation in Contemporary Central Asia, Institute for Central Asian Studies, Lanzhou University, China, October 2, 2008.
La présence chinoise en Asie centrale et sa réception sociale [The Chinese Presence in Central Asia and its Social Reception], Doctoral Workshops of the French Center, Beijing, May 8, 2008.
Russo-Turkish Rapprochement Through the Idea of Eurasia: Alexander Dugin’s Networks in Turkey, Jamestown Foundation, Washington D.C., April 29, 2008.
Russian Policy on Central Asia and the Role of Russian Nationalism, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute, Washington D.C., April 23, 2008.
From Repatriation to Remittance: The Evolution of Migration Flows from Central Asia to Russia, Kennan Institute Seminar, Washington D.C., April 30, 2007.
Nationalism and Imperialism. The Neo-Eurasianist Think Tanks in Russia, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES), Georgetown University, Washington D.C., April 24, 2007.
In Seach of an Imperial Identity. Neo-Eurasianism in Russia, Harriman Institute Lunch Talk, Columbia University, New York, April 17, 2007.
The Return of the Aryan Myth: Tajikistan in Search for a National Ideology, Central Asian Seminars, Tokyo University, September 16, 2006.
Teaching Patriotism in Contemporary Russia: Finding the Line between ‘Russian Civilization’ and Ethnocentrism, Kennan Institute, Washington D.C., March 23, 2006.
Civic Nationalism and Ethnic Nationalism in Putin’s Russia, Work in Progress, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington D.C., March 21, 2006.
Central Asia Fifteen Years after Independence: The Drift towards Authoritarianism, Kennan Institute Seminar, Washington D.C., March 20, 2006.
Central Asia Fifteen Years after Independence. A Mitigated Balance, Fondation for Strategic Research, Paris, March 1, 2006.
Central Asia, the Drift towards Authoritarianism, Center for International Relations Studies (CERI), Paris, February 24, 2006.
Framing the Nation and the Sociology of Academia in Kyrgyzstan, International conference “Kyrgyzstan Beyond ‘Democracy Island’ And ‘Failing State’: Factoring Social and Political Changes in a Post-Soviet Society,” Central Asia Program and UCRS, Uppsala, December 17-18, 2012.
Is the ‘New Silk Road’ a Comprehensive Drawdown Policy?, Conference “Security, Supply Lines and Sustainable Development: Afghanistan and Central Asia towards 2014 and beyond,” organized by FRIDE, EUCAM and the Open Society Foundation’s Central Eurasia Project, Bundestag, Berlin, November 29, 2012.
Nomadism as a Nation Building tool in Contemporary Kazakhstan, Workshop “Nomadic Life Styles and Narratives in Kazakhstan: Then and Now,” GW Central Asia Program and the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, November 9, 2012.
Assessing Future Trends Of China’s And Russia’s Involvement In Central Asia, Workshop “The Growing Influence Of China In South Asia And The Future Impact On Russia And The Near Abroad,” The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, August 29, 2012.
Identifying the real ‘security threats’ in Central Asia, Workshop “Central Asia after NATO Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan,” NATO Defense College, Rome, July 9, 2012.
The Military and Security Services as Political Players, Seminar “Russian Presidential Succession,” Bureau of Intelligence and Research, U.S. Department of State, September 27, 2011.
Impacts of China’s Growing Influence in Central Asia, Conference “China’s Evolving Role in Central Asia,” State Department, Washington D.C., December 9, 2011.
Is China winning on Russia in Central Asia?, German Marshall Funds of the United States Trilateral Strategy Group Fifth Meeting, “Geopolitics and Strategy in Revolutionary Times,” Warsaw, November 13-15, 2011.
Russia, International conference “The Other Sides of Afghanistan: a Regional Perspective on Security Issues in Afghanistan,” The Center for Security Studies (CSS), ETH Zurich, Zurich, November 3-4, 2011.
Cooperation and Competition Patterns of Europe and Russia in Central Asia, EUCAM Conference “Europe and Central Asia: an Evolving Partnership in Security and Development,” Parliament of Finland, Helsinki, October 24, 2011.
Evolving Pattern of Migration from Central Asia to Russia. Shuttle Migration and Long-Term Emigration, International Conference “The Resilience of People in motion: Processes of immigration, transmigration, and remigration in the wider Europe today,” Trier University, October 13-15, 2011.
Reassessing ‘Security’ In Central Asia: The Weight of Neighboring Afghanistan, “Contemporary Issues in International Security: U.S-Russian-European Views 2011,” U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, September 26-27, 2011.
Apprendre à être patriote : les clubs patriotiques pour adolescents [Learning to be patriot: Patriotic clubs for teenagers], Conference “Russie: Le patriotisme en pratique(s),” [Russia: Patriotism in Practice], CERCEC / CERI / MSH, Paris, May 12-13, 2011 (video-conference).
National Minorities’ Associations in Kazakhstan: Renegotiating Social Activism?, International Workshop on Civil Society in Kazakhstan and Central Asia, Kennan Institute, Washington DC, January 20-21, 2011.
Political System, Nationhood and the Migration Issue in Russia: Modernizing Citizenship?, International Conference “The Modernization of Russia and Eurasia: Challenges and Opportunities,” Graduate Institute of Russian Studies, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, November 13-14, 2010.
China as a mirror of Russia. Comments on Sinophobia and Sinophilia as a Russian dilemma, International conference on “The Russian Far East Region in North Pacific: view from Asia, view from Europe,” Vladivostok, Russia, October 14-15, 2010.
Russia’s Ambitions in the Arctic. Projection of Power and Capacities of Action, XIII Suomenlinna Seminar, Finland National Defence University, Helsinki, June 2-3, 2010.
Moscow’s Ambitions in Central Asia and Role in Afghanistan, International conference on “Matching Ambitions and Realities: What Future for Russia?”, Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), Ottawa, May 6-7, 2010.
The Russian Radical Right: Translating the Western European Experience, International Conference “Far right networks in Northern and Eastern Europe”, Uppsala University, March 25-27, 2010.
Participation at the Russia Scenarios Event, Center for Global Affairs, New York University, February 25-26, 2010.
The Issue of Uranium in Kazakhstan for the European Union, Roundtable on the occasion of publication of the Final Report of the EUCAM project, Brussels, CEPS, February 22, 2010.
An Introduction to the Theoretical Complexity of Eurasianism, Boston, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Boston, Harvard University, February 1, 2010.
Russian Military Presence in the High North: Projection of Power and Capacities of Action, International Conference “Contemporary Issues in International Security: U.S-Russian-European Views 2009-2010”, Washington, US Army War College, January 25-26, 2010.
The Long-Term Impact of Growing Illiteracy as a Challenge to Security, “Security Issues in Central Asia and the Swedish EU Presidency”, EUCAM-ISDP joint seminar, ISPD, Stockholm, November 5, 2009.
Development in Central Asia and the Role of the International Actors, “The Development and Security Nexus. The 2009 Conference of the Swedish Network of Peace, Conflict and Development Research”, Stockholm University, November 6-7, 2009.
The Indian Economic Presence in Central Asia, international conference “Central Asia, the New ‘Great Game’ between the Emerging Powers of China and India”, Delhi, organized by the French Institute for Central Asian Studies (Tashkent), the French Center for the Study of Contemporary China (Hong-Kong), and the French Center for Human Sciences (Delhi), October 14-15, 2009.
The Afghan issue and the SCO: the Russian point of view, “9th Conference of Central Asian & Shanghai Cooperation Organization”, Shanghai International Culture Association, Shanghai Center for International Studies and the Center of SCO Studies at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Shanghai, July 17-19, 2009.
Kazakhstan, the new migration crossroads in Central Asia, Conference “National Identity in Eurasia II: Migrancy & Diaspora”, Wolfson College, Oxford University, July 10-12, 2009.
Working on Russian Nationalism: methodological issues, ideological stakes and personal experiences, Russian Field, International Conference “Russian Field. A View from Abroad”, organized by the Centre for Independent Social Research and Laboratorium. Russian Review of Social Research, St. Petersburg, May 28-31, 2009.
The ‘Ice Cold War’: Russia’s Arctic Dream and its Geostrategic Implications, Conference “The Opening of the North East Passage: Implications of A Dream Come True”, Institute for Security and Development Policy, May 15, 2009.
The Structure of the Chinese Involvement in Central Asia, Conference “Strategic Assessment of the Caspian Sea Basin Region”, Brookings Energy Security Initiative And National Committee On American Foreign Policy, Brookings Institute, Washington D.C., May 7-8, 2009.
Eurasianism, China and the Imperial Issue in Russia: Looking toward the East?, “Sino-Russian Relations in Central Asia and Beyond”, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University, Washington D.C., May 6-7, 2009.
Neo-Eurasianism: Thinking Eurasia as a Regional Space in a Globalized World, International Conference “Constructing Regional identities in the Post-Communist Space: Eurasia or Europe?”, Lancaster University, Lancaster, June 27-28, 2007.
Histoires d'histoire nationale en Ouzbékistan [Histories of National History in Uzbekistan], Conference La recherche en sciences sociales face à l'actualité politique dans l'espace postsoviétique [Research in Social Sciences in view of Current Political Affairs in Post-Soviet Space], EHESS, Paris, March 30, 2007.
Occultism in the Russian Neo-Pagan Movements: in Search of a National and Natural Spirituality, International Conference “The Occult in 20th-century Russia. Metaphysical roots of Soviet civilization”, Harriman Institute/European Academy, Berlin, March 11-13, 2007.
The Eurasianist Ideology and the Eurasian history: Empire as the Natural Solution for the Post-Soviet Space?, 6th Annual International Young Researchers Conference “Orienting the Russian Empire”, Havighurst Center, Oxford-Miami University, Ohio, October 26-28, 2006.
Rethinking the State: Nostalgia for the Empire and Russian Nationalism in the New Academic Disciplines, Summer Symposium of the Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, July 9, 2006.
Le Concept d’ethnogenèse en Asie centrale. Son contexte politique et ses médiateurs institutionnels (1940-1950) [The Concept of Ethnogenesis in Central Asia: Political Context and Institutional Mediators (1940–50)], International Worskshop “Circulation du savoir et histoire des sciences humaines en Russie et en URSS” [Circulation of the Knowledge and History of the Human Sciences in Russia and the USSR], EHESS, Paris, May 26-27, 2006.
Nationalisme, patriotisme, civisme. Réflexions terminologiques autour du Programme pour l’éducation patriotique des citoyens russes [Nationalism, Patriotism, Civism. Some Terminological Reflections on the Program for Russian citizens Patriotic Education], International Conference “Russian Nationalism in the official structures of the Russian Federation”, French-Russian Center in Social Sciences and Humanities, Moscow, October 24-26, 2005.
La Discipline de la culturologie ou l’élaboration d’une science de la nation [The Discipline of Culturology or the Elaboration of a Science of the Nation], International Conference “Russian Nationalism in Social Sciences and Humanities”, French-Russian Center in Social Sciences and Humanities, Moscow, June 30-July 1, 2005.
Lev Gumilev’s Philosophy of History, International Conference “Between etnos and Eurasia. A Conference on the Ideas and Influence of Lev Nikolaevich Gumilev”, Moscow, June 27, 2005.
L’Introduction du concept d’ethnogenèse dans les historiographies républicaines : regard sur le stalinisme des années 1940 en Asie centrale [The Introduction of the Concept of Ethnogenesis in the National Historiographies: A regard on Stalinism in the 1940’s in Central Asia], Workshop “About the concept of Etnos: the Question of Ethnic Determinism in the Soviet and Post-Soviet Space”, Center for Russian, Caucasian and East-European Studies (EHESS) and the French Center for Post-Soviet Societies Studies (INALCO), Paris, April 22, 2005.
Les Eurasistes et le monde des steppes. Des ambiguïtés du regard orientaliste russe [The Eurasianists and the Steppic World. About the Ambiguities of the Russian Orientalist Perception], International Conference “Occidente - Russia - Oriente. L’eurasismo ieri e oggi” [The West, Russia, the East: Eurasianism Here and Today], Bergamo University, Italy, April 14, 2005.
Alexandre Dugin, médiateur des nationalismes occidentaux en Russie [Alexandr Dugin as a Mediator of the Western Nationalisms in Russia], International Conference “Russian Nationalism in the Political field. From the Radical Groups to the Political Parties”, French-Russian Center in Social Sciences and Humanities, Moscow, February 21-22, 2005.
Rodina : institutionnalisation et unification politique des mouvances nationalistes russes [Rodina: Institutionalization and Political Unification of Russian Nationalist Currents], International Conference “Russian nationalism, Election Campaigns and Results, 1993-2004”, French-Russian Center in Social Sciences and Humanities, Moscow, February 17-18, 2005.
La triangulaire Russie-exil russe-culture d’accueil. Le prisme occidental non assumé de l'eurasisme [Russia, Russian Exile, and Land of Welcome. The Non-Assumed Western Prism of Eurasianism], First meetings of the European Institute of East-West Relations, Lyon, December 2-4, 2004.
Les difficiles relations des (néo-)eurasistes au champ politique : entrisme dans les structures étatiques et indifférence envers l’opinion publique ? [The Neo-Eurasianists’ Difficult Relations with the Political Field: Entryism in State Structures and Indifference towards the Public Opinion?], Workshop “Eurasianism and Neo-Eurasianism. Two Ideologies of the Russian Empire in the 20th century”, Rennes University, September 22, 2004.
Autour du concept d’etnos. La cristallisation nationaliste des années 1940-50, un moment méconnu de l’historiographie ouzbèke [About the concept of etnos. The Nationalist Crystallization in the 1940-50’s, an Unknown Segment of the Uzbek Historiography], Second Workshop “Permanency, Variations and Instrumentalizations of the National Referent from the 19th century to the Communist Regimes”, INALCO, Paris, May 13, 2004.
L’appartenance à l’islam comme critère politique ? La politisation des Directions spirituelles et la constitution de partis musulmans en Russie [Belonging to Islam as a Political Criterion? The Politization of the Spiritual Boards and the Constitution of Muslim Parties in Russia], International Conference “Islam, Politics and Nation in former USSR. A Comparative Analysis between Russia and Central Asian Republics”, Kazan, Russia, April 1-2, 2004.
Question impériale et question nationale dans l’historiographie soviétique : la réhabilitation de la colonisation russe des steppes kazakhes et de l’Asie centrale [Imperial and National Question in the Soviet Historiography: the Rehabilitation of Kazakh Steppes and of Central Asia Russian Colonization], First Workshop “Permanency, Variations and Instrumentalizations of the National Referent from the 19th century to the Communist Regimes”, INALCO, Paris, November 28, 2003.
La pensée des intellectuels russes sur l’Asie : imaginaire orientaliste ou géopolitique anti-européenne ? [The Russian Intellectuals’ Perception of Asia: an Orientalist Imaginary or anti-European Geopolitics?], Workshop “Nation and National Ideology”, New Europe College, Bucarest, April 6-8, 2001.
L’empire vu d’Occident. La branche parisienne de l’eurasisme et ses liens avec Prague et Kharbin [The Perception of Empire from the West. The Parisian Eurasianist Group and its Relations with Prag and Kharbin], Workshop “Paris and Russian Emigration”, Paris, French Institute of Slavic Studies, January 18-20, 2001.
Continuités et discontinuités idéologiques des courants eurasistes des années vingt à nos jours [Ideological Continuities and Discontinuities in the Eurasianist Movements from the 20’s until Nowadays], Workshop “Eurasie: les enjeux d’un terme” [Eurasia: Stakes of a Notion], Paris, CNRS, Paris X Nanterre, and INALCO, June 10-12, 1999.
Ethnicity, Culture and the Academia in late-Soviet Central Asia, Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, New Orleans, November 15-17, 2012.
Russia’s Arctic. Diverging Regional Development, Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, New Orleans, November 15-17, 2012.
‘Natsdem’. The New Wave Of Anti-Putin Nationalists, PONARS Annual Conference, Washington, DC, September 13-14, 2012.
Narrating the Kyrgyz Nation after the 2010 events. A Conspirological Ethno-Nationalism, Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, San Diego, April 1-4, 2012.
Security Issues and Economic Cooperation at the core of the Afghanistan-Central Asia relationship, Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, San Diego, April 1-4, 2012.
Russia’s Gordian Knot. Radical Nationalism, the North Caucasus, and Migration, PONARS Annual Conference, Washington DC, September 9, 2011.
Reassessing Russia’s Decision-Making Community: Intra-Elite Conflicts, Business Networks, and Ideological Constructions, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Washington DC, November 17-20, 2011.
Space as a Destiny: Legitimizing the Russian Empire through Geography and Cosmos, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Washington DC, November 17-20, 2011.
Reassessing the New Wave of Russian Nationalist Thinkers, National Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Los Angeles, November 18-21, 2010.
Nationalism and Religion in Contemporary Russia. Orthodoxy and Neo-Paganism in search for the Lost Harmony, Annual Convention of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR), Baltimore, October 28-31, 2010.
Euphemizing Racism: Conspiracy Theories, Alternative History and new Academic Disciplines in Russia, VIII World Congress of the International Council for Central and East European Studies, Stockholm, July 25-31, 2010.
Eurasianism and the National Issue. on the notions of “Russian Totality” and “National Diversity”, VIII World Congress of the International Council for Central and East European Studies, Stockholm, July 25-31, 2010.
Culture as a Genetical Heritage: Soviet Ethnology and Heredity Issue, Annual Convention of the Association for Study of Nationalities, New York, Columbia University, April 15-17, 2010.
The Ideology Issue in United Russia: the Structuring of the Think Tank World, National Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Boston, November 12-15, 2009.
Reassessing Russian Nationalism: Marginality or Mainstream?, National Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Boston, November 12-15, 2009.
Learning to be a Patriot: Youth Extracurricular Activities and the National Topic, Annual Convention of the Association for Study of Nationalities, New York, Columbia University, April 23-25, 2009.
Academia and the Rewriting of National Identity in Central Asia: The Soviet Union and Colonialism Issues, International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies: Past, Present and Future, Maltepe University, Istanbul, March 17-19, 2009.
The Human-Rights Supporter: Anti-Western Sentiment and Xenophobia in Putin’s Russia, Annual Convention of the Association for Study of Nationalities, New York, Columbia University, April 12-14, 2007.
Early Eurasianism. Anti-Westernism and Philosophy of History, National Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Washington D.C., November 16-18, 2006.
The Teaching of Culturology in Post-Soviet Russia’s Higher Education System, Annual Convention of the Association for Study of Nationalities, New York, Columbia University, March 23-25, 2006.
The Politicization of Science. Ethnology in the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan, Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association, Washington D.C., November 18-20, 2005.
The Debated Influences of the Eurasianist Theories on Alexandr Dugin, National Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Salt Lake City, November 4-6, 2005.
Alexandr Dugin’s Stance on the Russian Political Scene, 2002-2004, VII World Congress of the International Council for Central and East European Studies, Berlin, June 25-30, 2005.
Futuristic Religion and Air Space Conquest: the Conception of the Universe (kosmos) in the Russian Cosmism Ideology, VII World Congress of the International Council for Central and East European Studies, Berlin, June 25-30, 2005.
Between Ethnicism and Eurasianism: L. N. Gumilev’s Philosophy of Sciences and Philosophy of History, National Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Harvard University, Boston, December 4-7, 2004.
The Cossack Renewal in Central Asia. An Analysis of the Contemporary Identity Reconstructions, Annual Conference of the Central Eurasian Studies Society, Bloomington University, Indiana, October 14-17, 2004.
An Unknown Russian Vision of Asia: The Aryan Mythology in the 19th Century, National Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Toronto, November 20-23, 2003.
Thinking about National and Regional Boundaries in the Central Asian States: Intellectual and Political Discourses, Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association, Anchorage, November 6-9, 2003.
The Teaching of Nationalism in the Academic System in Post-Soviet Central Asia, Annual Conference of the Central Eurasian Studies Society, Harvard University, Boston, October 3-5, 2003.
Faire le deuil de l’empire : les enjeux de mémoire autour de la frontière russo-kazakhe [Resigning oneself to the End of the Empire: the Memory Stakes about the Russian-Kazakh Frontier], “Réseau Asie” First Conference, CNRS-MSH, Paris, September 24-25, 2003.
An Imperial Version of Russian Nationalism: Neo-Eurasianism, Annual Convention of the Association for Study of Nationalities, Columbia University, New-York, April 3-5, 2003.
Une idéologie impériale russe méconnue : la fraternité aryenne. Analyse des comptes-rendus du Cercle d’amateurs d’archéologie du Turkestan [An Unknown Russian Imperial Ideology: the Aryan Fraternity. An Analysis of the Turkistan Archaeology Amateurs Circle], European Society of Central Asian Studies Annual Convention, Bordeaux, France, September 25-28, 2002.
L’intellectuel entre “pouvoir” et “dissidence”. Approche comparative des acteurs sociaux de l’eurasisme en Russie et en Asie centrale [The Intellectual between the Power and Dissidence. A Comparative Approach of Eurasianism Social Actors in Russia and Central Asia], Annual Conference of the French Association of Middle East Studies, Tours, France, July 2-4, 1999.
“Orient” and “Occident”: the Russian and Turko-Muslim Eurasianist Discursive Paradoxes, 6th Annual Central Eurasian Studies Conference, Bloomington, Indiana, March 27, 1999.
Concepts et realia de l’eurasisme : de l’orientalisme russe à l’eurasiatisme kazakh [Concepts and Realia of Eurasianism: from Russian Orientalism to Kazakh Eurasiatism], Annual Conference of the French Association of Middle East Studies, Lyon, France, July 2-4, 1998.
Debating “Patronal Politics in Central Asia.” A Demokratizatsiya special issue, with Slavomir Horak, Erica Marat, Lawrence Markowitz, and Sebastien Peyrouse, IERES, George Washington University, September 25, 2012.
Russia in the Arctic. Policy Strategies and Cultural Background, Center for Cultural Studies, Stockholm University, October 12, 2011.
Discussing the Nation in Russia. Current Intellectual Trends, from Think Tanks to Academia, Uppsala Center for Russian Studies, Uppsala University, October 11, 2011.
The Compatriots’ Issue, Russian Policy and The Russian Communities Abroad, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, George Mason University, April 12, 2011.
Russia’s Strategies in the Arctic, Foreign Service Institute, Washington DC, May 26, 2011.
Le Kazakhstan, nouveau carrefour migratoire d’Asie centrale [Kazakhstan, the new Migration Crossroad in Central Asia], First workshop of the Doctoral Research Group on Central Asia at Sciences Po, CERI, Paris, May 11, 2010.
Youth, Patriotism, and Memory in Russia, Aleksanteri Institute Research Seminar, Helsinki, November 10, 2009.
Nationalism in Russia Today: Societal Practices and Evolution of Narratives, Aleksanteri Institute Summer School, Helsinki, August 30, 2009.
Le phénomène nationaliste russe contemporain [The Current Russian Nationalist Phenomena], Seminar on Contemporary Russia, Sciences Po, Paris, January 6, 2009, and The Free University of Brussels, January 28, 2009.
La montée en puissance de la Chine en Asie centrale [The Growing Power of China in Central Asia], Seminar on the post-Soviet space, Sciences Po, Paris, January 12, 2009, and The Free University of Brussels, January 28, 2009.
L’eurasisme et ses racines occidentales. Transferts culturels en Russie [Eurasianism and its Western roots. Cultural Transferts in Russia], Seminar on “Cultural Transferts” (Michel Espagne), Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, January 9, 2009.
La modernité par le patriotisme ? Les mouvements de jeunesse pro-présidentiels en Russie [Modernity via Patriotism? Pro-Presidential Youth Movements in Russia], Observatory for Post-Soviet Societies Studies Seminar (Jean Radvanyi), Paris, December 18, 2007.
Anti-cosmopolitisme, culturalisme et xénophobie en Russie : le nationalisme comme évidence ? [Anti-Cosmopolitism, Culturalism and Xenophobia in Russia: Nationalism as Obvious Fact?], Seminar on “Cosmopolitism and anti-cosmopolitism” (Olivier Remaud), EHESS, Paris, December 17, 2007.
Nationalisme, patriotisme et civisme. Réflexions terminologiques sur l'évolution de la Russie contemporaine [Nationalism, Patriotism and Civism: Terminological Reflections on the Evolution of Contemporary Russia], Center for Studies on the Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet world Seminar, EHESS, Paris, May 25, 2007.
Le Néo-eurasisme en Russie : mouvement intellectuel ou courant politique ? [Neo-Eurasianism in Russia: Intellectual Movement or Political Current?], Seminar on “Contemporary Russia” (Myriam Désert and Gilles Favarel), EHESS, Paris, May 25, 2007.
Le Mythe aryen en Russie au xix siècle : race et érudition [The Aryan Myth in Russia during the 19th Century: Race and Erudition], Seminar on “Race and Erudition in the 19th century” (Maurice Olender), EHESS, Paris, March 29, 2007.
Construire l’identité nationale : continuités et ruptures des stratégies identitaires en Asie centrale au xx siècle [Building National Identity: Continuity and Ruptures of the Identity Strategies in 20th-century Central Asia], Seminar on “Nationalism in the Post-Soviet Space” (Alexandre Goujon), Institute for Political Studies, Paris, May 26, 2006.
The Eurasianist Answer to Russia’s National and Imperial Questions, History Department, Brock University, Saintes-Catharines, Canada, January 27, 2006.
Un Nationalisme russe du groupuscule à l’opinion publique : les théories néo-eurasistes et la discipline de la culturologie [A Russian Nationalism from the Groupuscule to the Public Opinion: the Neo-Eurasianist Theories and the Discipline of Culturology], Seminar of the Institute of Geopolitics (Alexandre Lavrov), Saint Denis University, Paris, April 16, 2005.
La Notion de diaspora : débats identitaires autour des Russes du proche-étranger [The Notion of Diaspora: the Identity Question among the Near Abroad Russians], Slavic Studies Seminar (Roger Comtet), Le Mirail University, Toulouse, December 10, 2004.
Le “Retour” des Russes du proche-étranger en Russie. Enjeux institutionnels, politiques et identitaires [The “Return” of the Near Abroad Russians in Russia. Institutional, Political and Identity Stakes], Seminar of the French-Russian Center in Social Sciences and Humanities, Moscow, October 29, 2004.
Milieux académiques et état des lieux de la recherche dans l’Ouzbékistan post-soviétique [Academic Circles and the Situation of Research in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan], Seminar of Center for Studies on the Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet world, EHESS, Paris, May 14, 2004.
Recherches culturologiques et idéologie eurasiste au Kazakhstan [Culturology and Eurasianist Ideology in Kazakhstan], Uzbekistan Institute of Oriental Studies and IFEAC Joint Seminar, Tashkent, February 18, 2004.
Les mouvances eurasistes en 2003 : enjeux électoraux et question musulmane en Russie [The Eurasianist Movements in 2003: Electoral Stakes and the Muslim Issue in Russia], Seminar on “The Recomposition of Post-Communist Spaces”, Paris X Nanterre, December 16, 2003.
Philologie slave et recherches des origines aryennes chez Khomiakov et ses successeurs [Slavic Philology and the Question of the Aryan Origins by Khomiakov and his Successors], Seminar on “Knowledge in the Building Process of National Societies: Central Europe, Russia, and Germany, 1750-1850” (Michael Werner and Marie-Elizabeth Ducreux), EHESS, Paris, December 12, 2003.
Les Russes du Kazakhstan : enjeu politique pour le nouvel Etat, enjeu identitaire pour la nouvelle diaspora de l’étranger proche [Russians in Kazakhstan: Political Stakes for a New State, Identity Stakes for the New Near Abroad Diaspora], Seminar on “The New Identities in the Post-Soviet Space”, INALCO, Paris, December 8, 2003.
Le Mythe aryen en Russie au xix siècle. Contribution à une histoire des échanges intellectuels France - Allemagne - Russie [The Aryan Myth in Russia in the 19th Century. A Contribution to a History of Intellectual Exchanges Germany - France - Russia], Slavic Studies Seminar (Roger Comtet), Le Mirail University, Toulouse, December 4, 2003.
L’imaginaire russe et occidental sur l’Asie centrale : la recherche du berceau des premiers Aryens [The Russian and Western Imagination on Central Asia: Searching the Aryans’ Cradle], IFEAC Research Seminar, Tashkent, March 13, 2003.
A-t-il existé un mythe aryen dans la Russie du xix siècle ? [Was there an Aryan Myth in the 19th-century Russia?], Seminar of the Center for Studies on the Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet world, EHESS, Paris, December 20, 2002.
L’Eurasisme au Kazakhstan, la constitution d’une idéologie de la nation ? [Eurasianism in Kazakhstan: Creating a Nation Ideology], Seminar on “The words of Nation, Independence and Territory in contemporary Central Asia” (Vincent Fourniau), EHESS, Paris, December 11, 2002.
Les Néo-eurasistes en Russie et en Asie centrale : le dédoublement d’une idéologie [The Neo-Eurasianists in Russia and Central Asia: the Splitting of an Ideology], Seminar on “The new identities in the Post-Soviet Space”, INALCO, Paris, December 9, 2002.
L’identité russe face à l’Occident : la vision eurasiste [The Russian Identity facing Occident: The Eurasianist Vision], Seminar on “The Recomposition of Post-Communist Spaces”, Paris X Nanterre, June 17, 2002.
Les différents types d’idéologies eurasistes [Different Types of Eurasianist Ideologies], Seminar on “The Recomposition of Post-Communist Spaces”, Paris X Nanterre, February 12, 2002.