Laboratory mission lies in promotion of the idea of intellectual dialogue between Russia and Europe and in implementation of philosophical studies, which are united by this topic within partnership with leading (mainly European) research-educational institutes and centers. Laboratory activities will help to promote the HSE in international academic environment by participating in research and educational projects of faculty of Humanities, as well as by creating intellectual public platforms in order to improve HSE’s image and its recognition as a leader of modern education in the humanities and international scientific and cultural cooperation center.
On 3-6 June 2018, the regular meeting of the annual international conference "Krakow Readings" took place
Lecture by Professor Leonid Luks "The emigrant journal "Novyi Grad" about the European crisis of the 1930s"
On May 30, 2018 within the framework of the seminar "West and East: Universalism of Culture," Professor Leonid Luks gave a lecture
"Overcoming fear" (to the 200th anniversary of Alexander II the Liberator). Interview of Aleksey Kara-Murza to Pavel Gutiontov, a "Novaya Gazeta" journalist
In No. 56 (2777) of Novaya Gazeta on May 30, 2018 a large interview of the chief research fellow of the International Laboratory for the Study of Russian and European Intellectual Dialogue Professor Aleksey Kara-Murza, was published. A. Kara-Murza talked to the columnist Pavel Gutiontov. The Interview was devoted to the 200th anniversary of Alexander II, Tsar the Liberator
On May 29, 2018 Wolfgang Kissel, Professor of the University of Bremen, delivered the report on the theme "The Chekhov Theater and histrionics as a cultural problem" at the seminar "West and East: Universalism of Culture"
On May 28, 2018 as part of the seminar "West and East: Universalism of Culture"a lecture was made by Associate Professor of Vienna University Martin Stemberger
On April 22, 2018 the novel by Vladimir Kantor "Crocodile" was released in Italian.
On May 15, 2018 the academic supervisor of the International Laboratory for the Study of Russian and European Intellectual Dialogue Leonid Luks made the presentation on the theme "Reflections on the emergence of the "Conservative Revolution" in Germany: Time, Man, Ideas" at the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
On May 17, 2018 Vladimir Kantor took part in the program "Truth: Russia. Civilization Choice" on OTR channel
The head of the International Laboratory for the Study of Russian and European Intellectual Dialogue Vladimir Kantor took part in Igor Volgin's program "Igra v Biser" ("The Glass Bead Game").
At the open meeting of the seminar "Russian Philosophy and Literature: Ways of Interaction" (RAS), the presentation of the book by V. K. Kantor, the Head of the International Laboratory for the Study of Russian And European Intellectual Dialogue, called "Understand by Portraying or Sententia sensa: Philosophy in the Literary Text" took place.