The End of the World as We Know It? Russia and Ukraine Confront and Challenge Change

Sept. 16, 2019, 6:00-7:00pm
CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St., Tsai Auditorium, Cambridge, MA

Join Harvard's Davis Center for a talk on the year's domestic political developments in Ukraine and Russia. 

2019 has ushered in many changes for Russian and Ukrainian politics. In Ukraine, political outsider Zelenskiy has ascended to the presidency. In Russia, persistent street protests have come on the heels of local elections. Join Harvard's top scholars in unraveling the causes of these political developments and explaining their importance for the world at large. 

Speakers: 

Timothy Colton, Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies, Harvard University

Serhii Plokhii, Mykhailo S. Hrushevs'kyi Professor of Ukrainian History; director, Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University 

Alexandra Vacroux, executive director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies