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Below you will find a listing of events related to the subject areas of Russia Matters and its partners. They include both gatherings that readers may attend (marked in red) and significant anniversaries or events in the spheres of diplomacy, policymaking and other public affairs. Relevant additional information can be found by following the hyperlinks within each entry.

Focus on Russia: Putinism

Focus on Russia: Putinism

Focus on Russia: PutinismFeb. 26, 2019, 4:30-6:00pmBuilding E40, 496, 1 Amherst St., Cambridge, MAJoin the MIT Security Studies Program for a talk with Brian Taylor (Syracuse University) on the set of ideas, emotions, and habits that influence how Team Putin views the world. 

Cole Durham: Freedom of Religion and Belief in Central Asia

Cole Durham: Freedom of Religion and Belief in Central Asia

Cole Durham: Freedom of Religion and Belief in Central AsiaFeb. 26, 2019, 5:30-7:30pm (registration required)Cabot 703, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 160 Packard Ave., Medford, MAJoin The Fletcher School at Tufts University for a dinner conversation with Professor Cole Durham of Brigham Young University on the repressive policies of Central Asian governments toward religious expression and current opportunities for advancing religious freedom and human rights in the region.

The Politics of Information Manipulation: State-Controlled Media in Russia

The Politics of Information Manipulation: State-Controlled Media in Russia

The Politics of Information Manipulation: State-Controlled Media in RussiaFeb. 27, 2019, 4:00-5:00pm (registration requested)Room 505, Fifth Floor, The Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E St. NW, Washington, DCJoin PONARS Eurasia for a talk with Arturas Rozenas on recent academic research on Russia's state-controlled media.

Karen Donfried: Transatlantic Turbulence: U.S.-European Relations in the Age of Trump

Karen Donfried: Transatlantic Turbulence: U.S.-European Relations in the Age of Trump

Karen Donfried: Transatlantic Turbulence: U.S.-European Relations in the Age of TrumpFeb. 28, 2019, 12:30-2:00pm (registration required)Cheryl A. Chase Center, Tufts University, 200 Packard Ave., Medford, MAJoin the Russia and Eurasia Program at The Fletcher School at Tufts University for a lunch conversation with Karen Donfried about the current state of U.S.-European relations and the Russia factor in transatlantic affairs. 

Vitali Shkliarov: Local Politics and Global Issues: Lessons from Political Campaigns in Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, and the United States

Vitali Shkliarov: Local Politics and Global Issues: Lessons from Political Campaigns in Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, and the United States

Vitali Shkliarov: Local Politics and Global Issues: Lessons from Political Campaigns in Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, and the United StatesMar. 4, 2019, 5:30-7:00pm (registration requested)Cheryl A. Chase Center, Tufts University, 200 Packard Avenue, Medford, MAJoin Tufts University's Fletcher Russia and Eurasia Program, the Fletcher Eurasia Club, the Fletcher Democrats, and the Fletcher Forum of World Affairs for a conversation with Dr. Vitali Shkliarov on “Local Politics and Global Issues: Lessons from Political Campaigns in Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, and the United States.”

Is Russia Undermining Democracy in the West? Conference

Is Russia Undermining Democracy in the West? Conference

Is Russia Undermining Democracy in the West? ConferenceMar. 14, 2019, 9:00am-5:30pm (registration required)The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics, Room 250, 133 S 36th Street, Philadelphia, PAJoin University of Pennsylvania's Department of Russian and East European Studies for a full-day conference on Russia's role in undermining Western democracies.

Central Asia Security Workshop 2019

Central Asia Security Workshop 2019

Central Asia Security Workshop 2019Mar. 18, 2019, 10:30am-5:30pm (RSVP requested)Lindner Family Commons (6th Floor), 1957 E St. NW, Washington, DCJoin the Central Asia Program (CAP) at George Washington University for a workshop on Central Asian security and politics.

Energy & Sanctions: A New House of Cards in Eurasia

Energy & Sanctions: A New House of Cards in Eurasia

Energy & Sanctions: A New House of Cards in EurasiaApril 3, 2019, 12:00-1:45pmCGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St., Room S354, Cambridge, MAJoin Harvard's Davis Center for a fellows seminar with Aurélie Bros, chaired by Davis Center director Rawi Abdelal.

Angela Stent: Putin’s World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest

Angela Stent: Putin’s World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest

Angela Stent: Putin’s World: Russia Against the West and with the RestApr. 10, 2019, 5:30-7:00pm (registration required)Alumnae Lounge, Tufts University, 40 Talbot Avenue, Medford, MAJoin The Russia and Eurasia Program at The Fletcher School at Tufts University for a book talk by Angela Stent on her new book, "Putin's World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest." The talk will focus on Russia’s foreign policy and its role in contemporary world affairs. 

Can U.S.-Russia Relations Be Reset?

Can U.S.-Russia Relations Be Reset?

Can U.S.-Russia Relations Be Reset?Apr. 25, 2019, 6:00-8:00pm (registration required)Present Day Club, 72 Stockton St., Princeton, NJJoin the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) for a talk with Col. Robert Hamilton (U.S. Army, Ret.) on U.S.-Russian relations in the Trump administration. 
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