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The Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces of Culture

The Eurasian regional powers—Russia, China and India—have social and spiritual cultures that cannot be explained solely by Western nation-state theory and democratic measures.

Through the cooperation of Eurasian cultural researchers, this study will examine how these countries’ past identities, which were rooted in the idea of the spheres of civilization they led, impact on their current state in the cultural environments of the modern world, and what the major characteristics are of the Eurasian world as a cultural sphere.

Specifically, this study will take the following three approaches: