Russia News

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

Kennan Institute Invites Proposals for Conference on "Immigration, Forced Migrants, and Refugees in Central Eurasia."

Jul 22, 2003
The Kennan Institute will convene a workship on population movements in Eurasia. The research produced from the workshop is expected to form the basis for a collection of papers and series of policy briefs.

The Kennan Institute to Host Exhibition of Contemporary St. Petersburg Artists

May 23, 2003
In honor of the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg, the Institute will host an exhibit of artistic works from the Kolodzei Art Foundation.

Kennan Institute Invites Proposals for Conference on Orthodoxy, Civil Society and Democracy in Russia

May 23, 2003
The Kennan Institute, in conjunction with the Institute on Religion and World Affairs at Boston University, and Baylor University, will convene a workshop to be held in spring 2004.

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.