Below you will find a listing of past events related to the subject areas of Russia Matters and its partners, taking place mostly in the Boston area, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Relevant additional information can be found by following the hyperlinks within each entry.
174 Past Events Found
Thu. Dec. 12 2019
NSRI Conference 2019—Rethinking the Nuclear Future: Perspectives From Europe and America
Dec. 12-15, 2019
Join the Nuclear Studies Research Initiative (NSRI) for their 2019 conference on reexamining the fundamental questions of the nuclear studies field, from technological advancements to questions of strategy and proliferation policy.
Tue. Dec. 10 2019
The Collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe: A 30-Year Legacy
Dec. 10, 2019, 9:30am-1:00pm (RSVP required)
6th Floor, Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC
Join the Wilson Center's Kennan Center for a conference on the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe. The conference will explore the events leading to and influencing the collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe in the Autumn of 1989. A panel comprised of former officers from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and scholars will discuss the ways in which analysis from the time informed policymakers, assisting them in formulating the US policies and response to Communism’s collapse in the region.
Fri. Dec. 6 2019
Ukraine’s Nuclear Disarmament: 25 Years After the Budapest Memorandum
Dec. 6, 2019, 8:30am-5:30pm (registration required by Dec. 3)
The Charles Hotel, Bennett St., Cambridge, MA
Join the Harvard Belfer Center's Project on Managing the Atom for a day-long conference marking the 25th anniversary of the Budapest Memorandum on security assurances to Ukraine in connection with its accession to the NPT as a non-nuclear weapons state. The conference, which is co-sponsored by the Center for US-Ukrainian Relations (CUSUC) and the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute (HURI) will take place at the Charles Hotel on Friday, December 6th, 2019.
Thu. Dec. 5 2019
Russian Foreign Policy and Trade
Russia's Changing View of World Order
Dec. 5, 2019, 5:00-6:30pm (registration required)
McGhee Library, Intercultural Center (ICC) - Room 301, 3700 O St. NW, Washington, DC
Join Georgetown University's Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies for a talk by Ivan Safranchuk, a senior research fellow at MGIMO University on Russia's changing views of the world order.
Thu. Dec. 5 2019
US-Russia Relations in General
Book Discussion: Putin, America, and BRICS
Dec. 5, 2019, 12:00-1:30pm (registration required)
2nd Floor C, Center for Strategic & International Studies, 1616 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington, DC
Join the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) for a talk with Rachel Salzman on her recent book, "Russia, BRICS, and the Disruption of Global Order" (Georgetown University Press), which tells the story of how and why Russia pushed to establish the BRICS group (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and the role BRICS plays in Russian foreign policy in the context of U.S.-Russian relations.
Wed. Dec. 4 2019
Independence, Transition of Power, and Political Parties in Uzbekistan
Dec. 4, 2019, 11:00am-12:00pm (RSVP requested)
5th Floor Conference Room, Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC
Join the Wilson Center's Kennan Institute for a talk with Zeev Levin, head of the Central Asian Unit at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, on the future of the division of power and relations between the government and political parties in Uzbekistan.
Mon. Dec. 2 2019
Russian Defense Expenditure and Military Modernization
Dec. 2, 2019, 9:30-11:00am (registration requested)
2nd Floor, 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Join the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) for a talk on how Russia’s stagnant and apparently small economy managed to support a rapid expansion of military capabilities.
Thu. Nov. 21 2019
Russian Domestic Politics
Russian Media: 30 Years After the End of the Berlin Wall
Nov. 21, 2019, 12:00-1:30pm (RSVP required)
Georgetown Alumni House, 3604 O St. NW, Washington, DC
Join Georgetown's Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES) for a talk with Yevgenia Albats about the Russian media. Dr. Albats is a Russian investigative journalist, political scientist, author and radio host. Since 2007, she has been the Political Editor and then Editor-in-Chief and CEO of The New Times, a Moscow-based, Russian language independent political weekly.
Mon. Nov. 18 2019
John Herbst and Sergei Erofeev: The Putin Exodus: The New Russian Brain Drain
Nov. 18, 2019, 5:30-7:00pm (registration required)
Cabot 702, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 160 Packard Ave., Medford, MA
Join the Russia and Eurasia Program at The Fletcher School at Tufts University for a talk with Ambassador John Herbst and Dr. Sergei Erofeev about their new report, "The Putin Exodus: The New Russian Brain Drain."
Mon. Nov. 18 2019
Book Talk: "Strategic Frames: Europe, Russia, and Minority Inclusion in Estonia and Latvia" by Jennie L. Schulze
Nov. 18, 2019, 12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building, 420 W 118th St., New York, NY
Join Columbia's Harriman Institute for a talk with Jennie L. Schulze on her book, "Strategic Frames: Europe, Russia, and Minority Inclusion in Estonia and Latvia." The book analyzes minority policies in Estonia and Latvia following their independence from the Soviet Union. It weighs the powerful influence of both Europe and Russia on their policy choices, and how this intersected with the costs and benefits of policy changes for the politicians in each state.
Fri. Nov. 15 2019
Russian Domestic Politics
Intrastate Conflict and Erosion of Civilian Control in the First Chechen War
Nov. 15, 2019, 12:00-1:15pm
CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St., Room S153, Cambridge, MA
Join Harvard's Davis Center for a talk with Polina Beliakova of Tufts University on the First Chechen War.
Thu. Nov. 14 2019
Social Media and Russian Disinformation Operations
Nov. 14, 2019, 4:00-5:00pm (registration required)
Suite 412, Fourth Floor, The Elliot School of International Affairs, 1957 E St. NW, Washington, DC
Join PONARS for a talk with Dr. Stephen Wilson on the role of Russian coordinated disinformation operations online both around the world and in particular those targeted at the United States.
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