Russia News

Secretary of State Colin Powell to Speak at the Kennan Institute Benefit Dinner

Mar 01, 2004
Secretary of State Colin Powell will speak at the Kennan Institute's 2004 Annual Benefit Dinner on March 25th. The event will commemorate Ambassador George F. Kennan's 100th birthday, the 70th anniversary of the resumption of diplomatic relations with Moscow, and the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The evening will feature a display of Russian antiques and jewelry created by famed Russian court jeweler Fabergé, provided by A La Vieille Russie in New York City, described by Malcolm Forbes as "the prime house of Fabergé in this country." Items will be available for sale, with a portion of the proceeds from the evening benefiting the Kennan Institute.

Russia's Influence on American Culture

Jan 29, 2004
Throughout the past year, the Kennan Institute sponsored a series called "Kultura" to highlight Russia's influence on American performing arts. Russian influence has reached deep into the American cultural landscape...

Culture Matters

Jan 29, 2004
In this Point of View column, the Kennan Institute's Margaret Paxson discusses the impact of culture on politics at all levels and in building community. "When we come together in admiration of the arts of peoples from around the world, we make real strides toward mutual understanding..."

Former Kennan Institute/Wilson Center Scholars Honored

Jan 16, 2004
The Kennan Institute is pleased to announce awards and honors given to Walter Reich, Bertrand M. Patenaude, William Taubman, and Andrew Meier for research and writings related to Russia and the Soviet Union completed in part at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

Boris Berezovsky's Speech at the Kennan Institute Postponed

Dec 09, 2003
The Kennan Institute announces that Boris Berezovsky's speech at the Kennan Institute scheduled for December 10, 2003 at 3:30 p.m. will be postponed due to a delay in Mr. Berezovsky's visa to enter the United States.The speech will be rescheduled when Mr. Berezovsky next travels to the United States.

Statement of Kennan Institute Director Blair Ruble on Upcoming Public Lecture of Mr. Boris Berezovsky

Dec 06, 2003
Kennan Institute Director Blair Ruble has issued an explanation of the Institute's involvement in Mr. Berezovsky's upcoming public lecture.

Kennan Institute Announces This Year's Robert H. Baraz Memorial Intern

Oct 27, 2003
Adam Fuss has been selected as the 2003-2004 Robert H. Baraz Memorial Intern.

Roundtable Discussions at the AAASS Annual Covention

Oct 27, 2003
The Kennan Institute invites you to attend two roundtables at this year's American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies convention featuring representatives of the CASE program.

Kennan Institute to Host Conference on Education and Scholarship in Russia

Sep 12, 2003
This conference on September 30-October 1, 2003, will present the early results of the work of the recently-established Russian Centers for Advanced Study and Education (CASEs) to members of the academic and policy communities in the U.S. The conference will feature remarks by: Dan Davidson, President, ACTR/ACCELS; Mikhail Strikhanov, Deputy Minister of Education of the Russian Federation; Vartan Gregorian, President, Carnegie Corporation of New York; Robert Huber, President, NCEER; Andrei Kortunov, President, ISE-Center, Moscow; Lee H. Hamilton, Director, Woodrow Wilson Center; Angela Stent, Professor, Georgetown; Stephen Kotkin, Professor, Princeton University

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