Event Report  International Exchange

Mr. Yevgeny Satanovsky Seminar "The Middle East Knot"

October 18, 2016, 14:30 - 16:30
Venue: Station Conference Tokyo, Conference Room 501AB

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(Mr. Satanovsky, Mr. Kotegawa from the left)

Seminar outline
Title: "The Middle East Knot"
Speaker: Yevgeny Satanovsky, President of the Institute of the Middle East, Russia
Moderator: Daisuke Kotegawa, Research Director, CIGS


Summary of speech and Q&A

Summary of speechPDF:243KB

Summary of Q&APDF:240KB

Abstract of the Speech
What is actually taking place now at the territory from the Atlantic to Hindustan and what are the future perspectives in this "pot of trouble"? Is the Western world really capable to deal with the Middle East? Does Europe have a chance to preserve itself in the new age of the "Barbarian Invasions"? What is contemporary "Islamic terrorism", and who is using it as a tool to re-shape the world? China in Africa and the Middle East: what are the first steps of a future superpower? What does Russia want to and can really do in this most troubled part of the world?

Speaker's profile
SATANOVSKY Yevgeny Yanovich (President of the Institute of the Middle East)
Born in Moscow, 1959. Jewish public activist, entrepreneur, and orientalist. One of Russia's key experts on Israel and the Middle East. President of the Institute of the Middle East. From 2001-2004 he was President of the Russian Jewish Congress. Professor in Moscow University Institute of Asia and Africa Studies. Famous radio and TV caster.
His father, Yan Satanovsky was an acknowledged Soviet metallurgical engineer and scientist. 1980 - finished Moscow institute of steel an alloys, USSR's primary school in the field of steelmaking and metallurgy. After his father's sudden death became worker at a famous Sickle and Hammer metallurgical plant.
In the late 1980s established group of companies Ariel.
1993 - initiated an established an Institute of Israel, now the Middle East Institute. 1999 - received PhD degree in economy, theme: Specifics of Israel's Society Economic Development in the 1990s.