Russia News

Policy Planning in Today's World

May 22, 2003
In this address at the Kennan Institute Annual Dinner, Richard N. Haass, Director of the Office of Policy Planning at the Department of State, outlined the key objectives for U.S. foreign policy at what he considers a juncture when Americans need to think more long term about the U.S. role in the world. Haass, the twentieth person to hold the position of Director of Policy Planning, credited George F. Kennan, the first to hold the position, for his vision, calling his tenure: "the golden era of policy planning."

Kennan Institute Announces Speaker for Annual Benefit Dinner

May 12, 2003
The Kennan Institute announces that Ambassador Richard N. Haass, Director of the Office of Policy Planning at the U.S. State Department will be the guest of honor and speaker at the Institute's Annual Benefit Dinner on May 22, 2003.

Kennan Institute Announces Job Vacancy

May 08, 2003
The Kennan Institute is now taking applications for the position of Program Assistant. Those interested in applying for this or other positions at the Wilson Center should refer to the Employment Opportunities at the Wilson Center webpage.

Kennan Institute Continues Series on Russian Cultural Influences on America

Apr 21, 2003
On May 5, the Woodrow Wilson Center's Kennan Institute will hold the second in a four-part series of programs on Russian culture, titled, "Culture/Kultura: Russian Influences on American Performing Arts."

Kennan Institute to Launch Program Series on Russian Cultural Influences on America

Jan 31, 2003
On February 18, 2003, the Kennan Institute will launch a four-part series of programs on Russian culture titled “Culture/Kultura: Russian Influence on American Performing Arts.” The series will feature performances and/or video presentations in addition to lectures by scholars and experts in the field.

Kennan Institute Research Workshop Series

Sep 01, 2002
The Kennan Institute is pleased to announce a new series of research workshops on "Contemporary and Historical Perspectives on Conflict in the Former Soviet Union."

Zaindi Choltaev Receives Galina Starovoitova Fellowship

Aug 22, 2002
The Kennan Institute has awarded Zaindi Choltaev the Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution for the 2002-2003 program year. During this time, Choltaev will conduct research on alternative concepts for peaceful resolution of the Chechen conflict.

Kennan Institute Receives $4.3 million Grant for CASE Program

Aug 12, 2002
The two-year grant was awarded by the Carnegie Corporation in continued support for the initiative that has established eight Centers for Advanced Study and Education (CASEs) in regional Russian universities.