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.
Join Columbia's Harriman Institute for the first meeting of the 2019-2020 New York Russia Public Policy Seminar, a forum co-hosted by the Harriman Institute and New York University's Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia.
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."
Join Columbia's Harriman Institute for a talk with Alexey Trepykhalin, a former legal and political specialist at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. Mr. Trepykhalin will discuss U.S.-Russian cooperation in law enforcement projects in transnational organized crime and rule of law, and the changing work environment for Foreign Service Nationals accompanying the recent deterioration in bilateral relations.
Join Columbia's Harriman Institute for a talk with Nikolay Sarkisyan about the results of his PhD project on the formation, implementation and decline of the politics of tolerance in Russia in the 2000s and 2010s. In his research, he argues that the politics of tolerance became possible because the Kremlin, seeking legitimacy in the eyes of the international community, adopted the ideology of tolerance to handle societal diversity.
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.