Russian Section – Online conference
The World in COVID-19: The Impact of the Pandemic on the Development
of Countries and Regions
20-21 November 2020, Moscow State University, Russian Federation

Online Sessions and topics

1. Russian regions in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: interactions between the pandemic and the Russian economy
2. Contrasts in the sensitivity of branches of the world economy during crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
3. The impact of the pandemiс on development of foreign countries and regions: lessons for Russia

Practical Information

  • Sessions will be held successively for two days on 20 and 21 November from 10 a.m to 16 p.m (GMT+3).
  • The conference will be held in English online via Zoom.
  • Final programme will be available on the website after November 12.
  • Participation is free of charge.

Guest Speaker






André Torre, President of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA)
“COVID and the new proximities. An European perspective”

Call for abstracts and registration

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: November 10, 2020.
  • Abstracts (max. 200 words) should be submitted in English. Submissions must be made online.
  • Online registration is compulsory for all speakers and participants. Registration must be made before November 17 .
  • If you have any questions, please contact by e-mail:

Download the full online conference programme

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