The International Conference “Fourth International Philosophical Dialogue ‘East-West’ Bioethics on Crossword has been held in the Republic of Macedonia. The organizers of the scientific forum were the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, the Macedonian Philosophical Society and the International Slavic University "Gavrilo Romanovich Derzhavin".
For four days, philosophers, psychologists and doctors of Macedonia, Russia, Croatia, Greece, Albania, Canada and Serbia shared their research experience. Plenary sessions, round tables and section work were held in three cities of Macedonia: Skopje, Bitola and Ohrid.
Participants of the conference discussed the key problems of bioethics, philosophy of medicine, value of moral norms in modern society. Yana Chernova, Associate Professor of the Department of Philosophy and Methodology, gave a presentation on P. Ricoeur's Hermeneutic Ethics in the Modern World, which aroused keen interest and discussion among the conference participants.
The program included not only scientific events, but also an extensive cultural program: visits to museums, monasteries and universities in Macedonia.
Derzhavin Tambov State University and the International Slavic University "Gavrilo Romanovich Derzhavin" have been successfully cooperating for more than 10 years, implementing various projects in the field of education, science and culture. The universities organize annually an exchange program for students and teachers.