|Annual Newsletter of the Slavic Research Center,
, December 1999
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|From the Director
||Foreign Visiting Fellowship Program
||Our Current Staff
||Research Funded by the Ministry of
Education, Science and Culture
|Guest Lectures from Abroad
||Visitors from Abroad
||Awards for SRC Staff
|Cynthia H. Whittaker
||John P. LeDonne
|A Scene from the Summer '99 Symposium.|
|1||Key Note Speeches
P. Hanson (University of Birmingham), "Understanding Regional Patterns of Economic Change in Post-Communist Russia"
T. Sawa (Kyoto University), "How to Design and Operate the Kyoto Mechanisms"
|2||Environmental Issues and NGOs
T. Akaha and A. Vassilieva (Monterrey Institute of International Studies), "Environmental Consciousness in Sakhalin: Background and Views on the Sakhalin Offshore Oil-Gas Development"
G. Borovskoi (Sakhalin State University), "Popular Attitudes Towards Economic Reform in Sakhalin"
|3||Economic Development and Indigenous Peoples
A. Nachetkina (Sakhalin Oblast Duma), "Defense of the Primordial Habitat and Traditional Ways of Life for Vanishing Native Peoples of the Sakhalin Oblast amidst the Industrial Exploitation in the North"
E. Wilson (Cambridge University), "Conflict or Compromise? Traditional Natural Resource Use and the Oil Exploitation in Northeastern Sakhalin"
|4||Energy Development in Siberia
V. Kalashnikov (Economic Research Institute, Far Eastern Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences), "The Russian Far East and Northeast Asia: Energy Demand and Supply Aspects of Cooperation"
H. Kitagawa (Hokkaido University) "Energy Development and Environmental Issues in the Yamal-Yenisey Area"
|5-1||Inter-Regional Flows of Financial Resources in Russia
E. Gavrilenkov (Higher School of Economics, Russia), "Regional Peculiarities in Russia and Inter-Regional Capital Flows"
N. Arai (Sapporo International University) and A. Belov (Fukui Prefectural University), "Peculiarities in the Sakhalin Oblast's Budget System in 1996-1998"
V. Rudenko (Russian Academy of Sciences), "The Demands of Modernization and Economical and Legal Responses of the Ural Regions"
|5-2||Marine Pollution in the Okhotsk Sea
R. Steiner (University of Alaska), "Oil Spills: Lessons from Alaska for Sakhalin"
A. Leonov (Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russia), "Changes of the Okhotsk Sea Ecosystem Owing to the Development of Oil and Gas Deposits on the Sakhalin Island Shelf: Assessment on the Literary Data"
|6-1||Environmental Issues in Central Asia
M. Nomura (Kyushu International University), "Water Use and the Possibility of Water Charge in Lower Reach of the Ili River: The Case of Bereke Village"
Y. Sato (Hiroshima University, Emeritus), "The Physical Conditions of the Environment and the Resident Population of the Semipalatinsk Area"
|6-2||Regional Labor Markets in Russia
V. Gimpelson and G. Monusova (Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russia), "Public Employment and Redistributive Politics in Russian Regions"
S. Ohtsu (Kobe University), "Characteristics of the Russian Regional Labour Market"
|7||Regional Dimensions of the Russian Financial Crisis
M. Kuboniwa (Hitotsubashi University), "Financial Crisis of Advanced Regions in Russia"
P. Rutland (Wesleyan University), "The Regional Agenda in Alternative Plans for Russia's Economic Development"
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