Transformation of the Ukrainian Civil Service System under Conditions of Political Reform

June 15, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Tymofiy Motrenko, Head of the Civil Service of Ukraine; William Green Miller, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine

The Lukashenko 'Victory' in Belarus and Sources of Instability in Europe's Last Dictatorship

June 13, 2006 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Ethan Burger, Scholar-in-Residence, School of International Service and Research Scholar, Transnational Crime & Corruption Center, American University

Russia's Public Health Catastrophe in Chechnya

June 12, 2006 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Khassan Baiev, author, Grief of my Heart: Memoirs of a Chechen Surgeon; Nicholas Daniloff, Professor, School of Journalism, Northeastern University

Religion in Russian Society: State Policy, Regional Challenges, and Individual Rights

June 09, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Aleksei Malashenko, Program Co-Chair, Religion, Society, and Security, Carnegie Moscow Center; Alexander Bogomolov, Vice President, Association of Middle East Studies, Ukraine ; Vladimir Ryakhovsky, Co-chairman and President, Slavic Center for Law and Justice

HIV/AIDS in Eurasia: Context, Policy, Research

June 08, 2006 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Senator Bob Bennett (R-UT); Craig Calhoun, President, Social Science Research Council; Jennifer Cooke, Co-director, Africa Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.; Robert Heimer, Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Yale UniversityVideo of this event is now available.

Georgia: Problems and Prospects

June 05, 2006 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Richard Miles, Executive Director, Open World Leadership Center, Washington, D.C.; Chair, Kennan Institute Advisory Council; and former U.S. Ambassador to Georgia, to Bulgaria, and to Azerbaijan

Decentralization - Bad; Recentralization - Worse? What Failed Health Care Reforms Tell Us about the Russian State

May 30, 2006 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Alexandra Vacroux, Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

Russian Civil Society: A Critical Assessment

May 23, 2006 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Alfred B. Evans, Jr., Professor, Department of Political Science, California State University, Fresno; Laura Henry, Assistant Professor, Department of Government and Legal Studies, Bowdoin College; Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Russia's Foreign Policy Assertiveness and What's Behind It

May 22, 2006 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Andrei Tsygankov, Associate Professor, International Relations/Political Science, San Francisco State University

Voting for Russia's Governors: Regional Elections and Accountability under Yeltsin and Putin

May 15, 2006 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Andrew Konitzer, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Austin College


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