Russian National Security Policy under Yeltsin and Putin

June 11, 2019, 12:00-1:45pm
CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S250, Cambridge, MA

Join Harvard's Davis Center for a talk with Nadia Boyadjieva and Mark Kramer on Russia's national security policy during the Yeltsin and Putin administrations. 

Nadia Boyadjieva obtained an M.A. in History from Sofia University and an M.A. in Law from the New Bulgarian University. She completed her Ph.D. at Sofia University in 1999 with a dissertation on U.S. policy toward the conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Since 2016 she teaches at the Balkan Studies Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. In addition to her posts at the Institute of Balkan Studies, she has been a full professor of international law and international relations since 2013 and chair of the department of comparative and international law at Plovdiv University since 2012 and retains those positions even after moving to the Institute of Balkan Studies as her primary affiliation.

Mark Kramer is director of the Cold War studies program at Harvard University and a senior fellow at Harvard's Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies. He has taught at Harvard, Yale and Brown Universities and was formerly an Academy Scholar in Harvard's Academy of International and Area Studies and a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. 


Nadia Boyadjieva, visiting scholar, Davis Center; professor of international law and international relations, Institute for Balkan Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Mark Kramer, program director, Cold War Studies Program, Davis Center