PONARS Eurasia Annual Policy Conference 2019

Sept. 13, 2019, 9:00am-5:15pm (RSVP required)
Lindner Commons, 6th Floor Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E St. NW, Washington, DC

Join PONARS Eurasia for an opportunity to discuss important policy issues with leading and up-and-coming scholars from North America, Russia, Europe and Eurasia.

9:00am: Breakfast and Registration

9:15-10:45am: Panel 1: Russia’s Soft/Sharp Power and the West

Sener Akturk (Koç University), Kimberly Marten (Columbia University), Mikhail Rykhtik (University of Nizhni Novgord), Judyth Twigg (Virginia Commonwealth University)

11:15am-12:45pm: Panel 2: The West and the War in Eastern Ukraine

Volodymyr Dubovyk (Odesa Mechnikov National University), Volodymyr Kulyk (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine), Tetyana Malyarenko (Odesa Law Academy), Mariya Omelicheva (National Defense University)

12:45-1:45pm Lunch

1:45-3:15pm: Panel 3A: Great Power Politics and Economics in Greater Central Asia (Breakout Session)

Nargis Kassenova (Harvard University), Vladimir Popov (DOC Research Institute), Ekaterina Stepanova (IMEMO)

1:45-3:15pm: Panel 3B: Arms Control and Statecraft (Breakout Session)

Pavel Baev (PRIO), Samuel Charap (RAND), Mark Kramer (Harvard University), Polina Sinovets (Odesa Mechnikov National University), Mikhail Troitskiy (MGIMO)

3:15-3:45 pm Coffee Break

3:45-5:15pm: Panel 4A: Russia and Central/Eastern Europe (Breakout Session)

Mikhail Alexseev (San Diego State University), Andrey Makarychev (University of Tartu), Arkady Moshes (Finnish Institute of International Affairs), Alexandra Yatsyk (Polish Institute of Advanced Studies)

3:45-5:15pm: Panel 4B: Confronting the Challenge(s) of Russia’s Cross-Domain Coercion: Insights From a 3D Architecture of Analyses (Breakout Session)

Dima Adamsky (Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya), Andrew Barnes (Kent State University), Stephan De Spiegeleire (Hague Centre for Strategic Studies), Maria Popova (McGill University), Nikolai Sokov (Vienna Center for Disarmament and Nonproliferation), Adam Stulberg (Georgia Tech)