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Executive Profiles

Prof. Dr. Natalia Maslakova-Clauberg

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Dr. Natalia Maslakova-Clauberg is a political scientist, diplomat, and historian. She studied at the Moscow Linguistic University, the Diplomatic Academy Moscow, the Diplomatic Acadamy in Vienna/Austria, the Russian Academy for Economy and Public Administration Moscow, the European College in Bruge/Belgium, and the Orthodox Humanitarian University of St. Tichon/Russia. Her qualifications include the Doctor of Philosophy (political science) from the Diplomatic Academy Moscow (1997), a diplom in German philology, a diplom in international relationships, a diplom in management of government projects, and a diplom in theology. She is currently a master at the St. Petersburg Institute of Culture and is preparing her doctoral thesis on the topic: "Characteristics of Swiss Expressionism as part of world culture". She speaks several languages ​​- German, Russian, French, English and Italian.

In 2012, after completing her diplomatic service, she worked as an academic and professor at several universities. In particular, she headed the Center for Public Diplomacy, Dialogue of World Cultures and Religions at the Diplomatic Academy in Moscow and taught at the Institute of World Cultures.

In 2013 she married Rolf Clauberg from Switzerland and has lived in Switzerland ever since. She has a residence permit in Switzerland.

From 2016 to 2019, Dr. Maslakova-Clauberg was Head of the Center for Public Diplomacy, Dialogue of World Cultures and Religions at the Diplomatic Academy in Moscow. Before that she worked as a diplomat at UNESCO in Paris/France, as well as in Vienna/Austria and in Bonn and Berlin/Germany in the field of culture.

She has been a co-founder of "InterKulturForum GmbH" since 2017 and President of the International Association for Intercultural Dialogue and Geostrategic Studies since 2019.
Since September 2022, Dr. Maslakova-Clauberg is the Coordinator of the Association of Russian Schools in the Canton of Zurich, native language and culture (HSK - "Heimatliche Sprache und Kultur"), HSK courses recognized and controlled by the Canton of Zurich's elementary school authority.

Dr Maslakova-Clauberg is a member of the ICOM (International Council of Museums) and participates in the Committee for Culture and Education as well as in the Committee of City Museums (COMOC). She is also a member of

Dr. Rolf Clauberg

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Dr. Rolf Clauberg is co-founder of InterKulturForum GmbH, scientist and strongly interested in cultural, economic, and historical topics. He studied physics at the University of Cologne/Germany from which he also received the title of Doctor of natural sciences. Diploma and Doctoral thesis works were conducted at the german national research center in Jülich with experiments at research institutes of the University of Paris-South in Orsay/France and in Berlin/Germany. From 1985 until end of May 2018 he worked at the IBM Research Laboratory in Rüschlikon/Switzerland in research and management functions in areas which reach from Optoelectronics to the architecture of computer systems.

He is very interested in foreign cultures and since 1996 is a member of the Rietberg-Society, the Friends of the Museum Rietberg in Zurich.

The old part of the Rietberg Museum

Dr. Rolf Clauberg in the Rietberg Museum

From 2020 to end of June 2022 Dr. Rolf Clauberg was Professor at the People's Friendship University of Russia (RUDN) holding lessons about the impact of technology on the economics of companies and countries as well as management issues. He also supervised bachelor's and master's theses from students from several nations. He is also vice president of the International Association for Intercultural Dialogue and Geostrategic Studies . Dr Rolf Clauberg participates in international conferences both directly and online.

He is a member of the

A detailed biography and a list of his publications and patents is available on his personal website or at his ORCID-ID.