Below is the agenda and the list of speakers at the launch of the book by Alexey Sarabyev, a Russian scholar, expert in Oriental studies and the history of Christianity in the Middle East.


13.30 – registration

14.00 – presentation.



Vitaly Naumkin, Group member, academician, correspondent member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vice-President of the Institute for Oriental Studies for research.

Konstantin Shuvalov, ambassador at large, Group member.

Alexander Orlov, professor, Head of the International Research Institute at Moscow State University of International Relations under the Russian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the book's reviewer.

Alexander Yakovlev, professor at Moscow State University, lead researcher at the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies under the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences


Interventions from the audience are welcome.