Russia and Eurasia Events
April 25, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Olga Kazmina, Professor, Department of Ethnology, Moscow State University; Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Department of Religion, Emory University; and Former Regional Exchange Scholar, Kennan Institute
April 21, 2011 // 4:30pm — 6:00pm
In discussing his new book, "Odessa: Genius and Death in a City of Dreams," Charles King, Professor of International Affairs and Government at Georgetown University and former Title VIII-Supported Short-Term Scholar, Kennan Institute, analyzed the vibrant city of Odessa, and the destruction of its Jewish population.
April 18, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Louise Shelley, University Professor, School of Public Policy and Director, Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC), George Mason University, and Former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute, discussed the business model of human trafficking from the former Soviet Union, as well as recent developments in all forms of human trafficking from and within the former USSR. This model, which Shelley termed "the natural resource model," shares many characteristics of Russian trade in other areas and was compared with trafficking from other regions of the world.
April 14, 2011 // 9:30am — 11:30am
Sergey Puzyrevskiy and Mikhail Evraev of the Russian Federation's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS), as well asAnna Katamadze of the Ministry of Economic Development, discussed the current issues facing the Russian government in implementing its transition from a state to a private economy.
April 13, 2011 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
Alexander Chvorostov, Director, Center for Comparative Eurasia Studies and Surveys, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna and Visiting Professor, University of Vienna, Austria; Natalia Waechter, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Comparative Eurasia Studies and Surveys, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria and Visiting Professor, University of Innsbruck, Austria
April 12, 2011 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
Franz Cede, Former Ambassador of Austria to the Russian Federation (1999-2003)
April 11, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Andrei Malaev-Babel, Assistant Professor of Theatre, Florida State University
April 04, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Melissa Stockdale, Associate Professor of History, University of Oklahoma, and Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center, discussed how Imperial Russia's participation in World War I led to a mobilization campaign that united the country's population under a cultivated national identity.
March 29, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Nataliya Mironova, founder, Movement for Nuclear Safety, Chelyabinsk; Natalia Manzurova, Radiation Ecology Expert, "Planet of Hope," Chelyabinsk
March 28, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Scott Kenworthy, Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Religion, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, and Former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center