The 14th International Likhachov Scientific Conference.

«Dialogue of Cultures and Partnership of Civilizations»

Held on May 15–20, 2014 in St. Petersburg University of the Humanities and Social Sciences in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin “On perpetuating the memory of Dmitry Sergeyevich Likhachov”. In the framework of the 14th Readings there was a round table “Building of Greater Europe: challenges and opportunities”. The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin highly appreciates the role of Likhachov’s Readings noting that “Readings has become a recognized, authoritative platform for meaningful and constructive discussions for a serious conversation about the most important issues of our time”.

The title of Mr. Moratinos’s conference was «The alliance of civilizations: a valid a necessay instrument».