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..."
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.
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.
Kennan Institute Director Blair Ruble has issued an explanation of the Institute's involvement in Mr. Berezovsky's upcoming public lecture.
Adam Fuss has been selected as the 2003-2004 Robert H. Baraz Memorial Intern.
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.
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
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.
In honor of the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg, the Institute will host an exhibit of artistic works from the Kolodzei Art Foundation.
Experts & Staff
- Matthew Rojansky // Director, Kennan Institute
- William E. Pomeranz // Deputy Director, Kennan Institute
- F. Joseph Dresen // Program Associate
- Mary Elizabeth Malinkin // Program Associate
- Mattison Brady // Program Assistant
- Blair A. Ruble // Vice President for Programs; Director, Urban Sustainability Laboratory; and Senior Advisor, Kennan Institute