Volga-Caspian Forum “The Great Volga Road. Dialogue of religions, cultures and civilizations”

Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation

The plenary session will be held at Korston Hotel (500 to 1,000 participants).


— Problems of interreligious dialogue and development of spiritual education (Bolgar Islamic Academy)

— Problems of strengthening of intercultural dialogue, protection of cultural heritage, and development of tourism (Kazan City Hall)

— Strategic stability and security in Eurasia – imperatives of the protection of regional and global security (Kazan Federal University)

Cultural program: Participation in the festivities of the Unity Day, оpening of the Kazan Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan (participation of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin TBD), visits to Sviyazhsk and Bolgar by the Volga River route

“The Great Volga Road” magazine (in Russian, English, and Farsi)

Grant support for research of the Volga-Caspian integration, development of intercultural dialogue, stability and security

Academic mobility projects (faculty and student exchange among universities of the Volga-Caspian region)

Organization and participation in research, discussions, and educational event linked to the development of intercultural dialogue and integration in the Volga-Caspian region