Kennan Institute U.S. Alumni Series

The Kennan Institute U.S. Alumni Series aims to highlight the latest research by former Kennan Institute scholars who have received support from the Title VIII program. Throughout the academic year, speakers from various disciplines, including political science, anthropology, sociology, and history, will present findings from their recent articles and books.

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Russian Studies at American Universities in the Middle East: Beirut and Cairo

May 06, 2013
Paul du Quenoy discussed the challenges, rewards, and new perspectives that flow from researching Russia at American academic institutions in the turbulent Middle East. Drawing on his experiences in Beirut and Cairo, he shared insights on teaching and pedagogy and describe his current research, which links the Middle East region to Imperial Russian diplomacy.
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Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters

Apr 16, 2013
Kate Brown presented "Plutopia", the first history of Richland, Washington and Ozersk, Russia, two communities developed in parallel by opposing nations at the height of the Cold War.

Labor Protest and Political Change in Putin’s Russia

Sep 07, 2012
Stephen Crowley, Professor of Politics and Chair, Russian & East European Studies, Oberlin College, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

Russian-Iranian Relations: Implications for U.S. Policy

May 15, 2012
Cosponsored by the Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson Center || Kennan Institute U.S. Alumni Series || Moscow does not want to see Tehran acquire nuclear weapons. Despite this, Russia has been reluctant to cooperate much with the U.S. in preventing this. In his talk, Mark N. Katz, Professor of Government and Politics, George Mason University, and former Title VIII-Supported Research and Short-Term Scholar, Kennan Institute, will discuss why this is.

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