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

POSTPONED The Russian Perspective on Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism

May 10, 2006 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Val Spector, President, International Academy of Sciences on Problems of National Security, Moscow

Putin and the Russian Tradition: Illiberal but Democratic?

May 09, 2006 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Hugh Ragsdale, independent scholar; Paul Stephan, Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Professor of Law, University of Virginia; Allen Lynch, Professor, Department of Politics, University of Virginia; Jack Matlock, Sol Linowitz Professor of International Relations, Hamilton College, and former U.S. Ambassador to the USSR

Russia in 2006: Building Public Dialogue with the Authorities

May 08, 2006 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Vyacheslav Glazychev, Professor, Moscow Architectural University, and member, Russian Federal Public Chamber

Globalization in the Russian Heartland

May 02, 2006 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Nikita Pokrovsky, Professor and Head, Department of General Sociology, State University-Higher School of Economics, Moscow

Living Cosmopolitanism? 'Tolerance', Ethnoreligious Differences, and Local Identity in Odessa

May 01, 2006 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Tanya Richardson, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harriman Institute, Columbia University

Commemoration of the Chernobyl Disaster: The Human Experience Twenty Years Later

April 26, 2006 // 8:30am7:30pm
Although many people know the basic story of Chernobyl, for U.S. audiences the details and the human experience of Chernobyl have faded. The Kennan Institute, in cooperation with the University of Alberta and the Harriman Institute, will commemorate the disaster on its twentieth anniversary in an attempt to help to bring the personal side of the story back into the spotlight.


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