December 18  
Seminar theme: Economic Theory of Dictatorship
Speaker: Andrey Zaosrovtsev, St Petersburg State University of Economic and Finances
Mikhail Gorny, Centre "Strategy"
November 27  
Speaker: Nicolay Dobronravin, St.Petersburg State University, Institute of Oriental Studies of RAS
November 6  
Seminar theme: Current Situation in the View of Mass and Elite
Speaker: Boris Dubin, Levada Centre
October 23  
Seminar theme: Social Recognition in the Modern Russian Literature
Speakers: Vadim Semenkov, Marina Rabzhaeva, St.Petersburg State University
June 7  
Seminar theme: Transparency Enhancement of Extractive Industries: ‘Resource Damnation’ or Lack of Due Diligence?
Speaker: Julia Guseva, KPMG Russia and CIS (Moscow Office), Director on Government Advisory and Transparency Services
May 31  
Seminar theme: Cultural Capital in Post Soviet Russia: Pierre Bourdieus Theory?
Speakers: Mikhail Sokolov, Centre for Independent Social Research
Galina Chernetskaya, St. Petersburg State University
May 3  
Seminar theme: Role of Religion in a Political Life of Israel
Speaker: Ilya Vasilyev, the Political Scientist (Jerusalem)
April 17  
Seminar theme: Abnormal Country: Correlation of Economic Growth and Institutional Development
Speaker: Andrey Illarionov, Institute of Economic Analysis, Director; Cato Institute, Lead Researcher
March 13  
Dispute: Liberalism: Pro and Contra
Speaker: Dmitry Travin, Delo Magazine, Deputy Chief Editor
Kirill Borisov, European University at St. Petersburg, Economic Department, Deputy Dean
February 13  
Seminar theme: Federal and Regional Industrial Policy in the Views of Enterprises Heads” on the Basis of Enterprises Heads Questionings in 2005-2006 in the Framework of State University – High School of Economy, World Bank and Hitotsubashi University (Japan) Projects
Speaker: A. Yakovlev, High School of Economy pro-rector, Director of Enterprises and Markets Analysis Institute of High School of Economy (Moscow)
February 8  
Seminar theme: Whether democracy is effective of not?
Speaker: A. Slutsky, Dean of Economic Faculty, High School of Economy
January 18  
Seminar theme: Possibility of National Projects Implementation Estimation and it’s Monitoring Nessesity
Speaker: V. Peresada, Institute of Economy and Conversion




Association of Russian Economic Think-Tanks(ARETT)


XX Annual Strategic Planning Leaders Forum of the Regions and Cities of Russia


Interdisciplinary Seminar «Economy and Society»


Form of seminar suggests key speech one or two presenters among leading Russians or foreign scientist, politicians, experts on topical issues theory and practice world economic and social develop, including Russia and Post-soviet countries, followed by discussion this problematic with audience 

Analytical Review «The Socio-Economic Situation in St. Petersburg»

This analytical overview is a bi-monthly edition brought to you by the Leontief Centre in Russian and in English since 1992.