Join Harvard's Davis Center for a book talk with Joshua Yaffa, Moscow correspondent for The New Yorker, on his first book, "Between Two Fires: Truth, Ambition and Compromise in Putin's Russia," in conversation with Prof. Timothy Colton.
Join Harvard's Davis Center for a talk with Shoshana Keller on "Russia and Central Asia: Coexistence, Conquest, Convergence," which provides an overview of the relationship between two dynamic regions, highlighting the ways in which Russia and Central Asia have influenced and been influenced by Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Covering early coexistence in the seventeenth century to the present day, this synthesis seeks to encourage new ways of thinking about how the modern world developed.
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.
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.
Join the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace for a talk with Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan on their new book, "The Compatriots: The Brutal and Chaotic History of Russia's Exiles, Emigres, and Agents Abroad."
Join Columbia's Harriman Institute for a talk with Iver B. Neumann, incoming director of the Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Oslo, Norway and adjunct professor at the Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo, on the book he co-authored, "The Steppe Tradition in International Relations: Russians, Turks and European State Building 4000 BCE–2017 CE."
Join Russia Matters for a talk with George Beebe, former director of the CIA’s Russia analysis, about his new book on the escalatory spiral Washington and Moscow face and its dangerous potential consequences. Harvard Kennedy School's Graham Allison will moderate.
Join Columbia University's Harriman Institute for a talk with Oscar Jonsson on his latest book, which analyzes the evolution of Russian military thought and how Russia's current thinking about war is reflected in recent crises.