Events

Events • Conferences • Workshops

Annual Policy Conference
September 14, 2017 |Washington, D.C.
20th Anniversary of PONARS Eurasia!


"Ukrainian Politics in Comparative Perspective"
ACADEMIC WORKSHOP
June 22-23, 2017 | Karazin National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine


"State-Business Relations in Putin's Russia"
NEW VOICES ON RUSSIA
June 9, 2017 | Washington, D.C.
Stanislav Markus, University of South Carolina
Video: Presentation


"Political Participation in Russia: Can Putin Be Constrained?"
NEW VOICES ON RUSSIA
May 23, 2017 | Washington, D.C.
Danielle N. Lussier, Grinnell College


Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes
BOOK LAUNCH
May 22, 2017 | Washington, D.C.
Grigore Pop-Eleches, Princeton University
Joshua A. Tucker, New York University
Regina D. Faranda (Discussant), U.S. Department of State
Steven A. Grant (Discussant), U.S. Information Agency


Rethinking Russian Media Strategy and Influence
ACADEMIC WORKSHOP
April 28, 2017 | Washington, D.C.
Samuel Greene, King’s College London
Theodore Gerber and Hannah Chapman, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tomila Lankina, London School of Economics and Political Science
Marlene Laruelle, George Washington University
Chair: Peter Rollberg, George Washington University
Workshop Panels & Abstracts: Day 1 (April 28) | Day 2 (April 29)


"The Fragmentation of the Global Economy and U.S.-Russia Relations"
April 24, 2017 | Washington, D.C.
Co-sponsored by the Working Group on the Future of U.S.-Russia Relations
Rawi Abdelal, Harvard University
Igor Makarov, National Research University—Higher School of Economics, Moscow

"Elections and Authoritarianism in Putin’s Russia"
NEW VOICES ON RUSSIA
April 20, 2017 | Washington, D.C.
Ora John Reuter, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee


"Historical Memory and Politics in Russia 100 Years after the Revolution"
April 6, 2017 | Washington, D.C.

Ivan Kurilla, European University at St. Petersburg, Russia


"The Police and the Public in Russia Today"
NEW VOICES ON RUSSIA
March 29, 2017 | Washington, D.C.
Lauren McCarthy, University of Massachusetts Amherst


"Everyone Loses: The Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest
for Post Soviet Eurasia
"

February 14, 2017 | Washington, D.C.
Samuel Charap, The International Institute for Strategic Studies 
Timothy J. Colton, Harvard University (by skype)


"Priests of Prosperity: How Central Bankers Transformed the Postcommunist World" 
January 23, 2017 | Washington, D.C.
Juliet Johnson, McGill University & EU Centre of Excellence-Montreal


"EU-Eurasian Relations at the Crossroads" 
Co-sponsored by the European Union Center of Excellence, McGill University 
December 1-2, 2016 | Montreal, Canada 


"Beyond the Euromaidan: Comparative Perspectives on
Advancing Reform in Ukraine"

ELLIOTT SCHOOL BOOK LAUNCH SERIES

October 11, 2016 | Washington, D.C.
Henry E. Hale and Robert Orttung, George Washington University


Will Europe Blink on Ukraine”
April 5, 2016 | Washington, D.C.
Arkady Moshes, Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Audio: Presentation


The Life and Legacy of Boris Nemtsov” 
March 8, 2016 | Washington, D.C.
Henry E. Hale, George Washington University 
Andrey Makarychev, University of Tartu
Robert Orttung, George Washington University 
Video: Presentation by Henry E. Hale
Video: Presentation by Andrey Makarychev
Video: Voice of America ("Настоящее Время") Segment


“Trends in Russian Public Opinion Under Putin: New Findings”
February 22, 2016 | Washington, D.C.
Theodore P. Gerber, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Henry E. Hale, George Washington University
William Mishler, University of Arizona
William Reisinger, University of Iowa


“The Disappearing Shadow of Local Democracy in Russia” 
February 8, 2016 | Washington, D.C.
Ivan Kurilla, European University at St. Petersburg
Pavel Kononenko, St. Petersburg State University 

Audio: Presentation


“Russia in International Affairs”
February 4-6, 2016 | Istanbul, Turkey"
Special Event: "Making Sense of Russia’s Syria Intervention" at the 
Hollings Center for International Dialogue, Istanbul (February 5, 2016)


The U.S. and Russian Interventions in Syria: Room for
Cooperation or Prelude to Greater Conflict?
January 28, 2016 | Washington, D.C.
Co-sponsored by the Working Group on the Future of U.S.-Russia Relations
Yoshiko Herrera, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Andrew Kydd, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Fyodor Lukyanov (by Skype), Russian in Global Affairs; Council on Foreign and Defense Policy
Audio: Presentation


European Identity as Cultural Strategy: Countering Russia in the
Post-Soviet Borderlands of Urkaine, Georgia, and Estonia

December 2, 2015 | Washington, D.C.
Alexandra Yatsyk
, Kazan Federal University
Audio: Presentation


“Putin and Putinism Two Years after Euromaidan”
November 24, 2015 | Washington, D.C.
Nikolay Petrov, Center for Political-Geographic Research
Brian Taylor, Syracuse University

C-SPAN Coverage: Presentation


“Russia's Emerging Conventional Long-Range Capability and the INF Treaty”
October 28, 2015 | Washington, D.C.
Co-sponsored by James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies
Nikolai Sokov, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies
Video: Presentation


“Authoritarian Russia: Analyzing Post-Soviet Regime Changes”
September 22, 2015 | Washington, D.C.
Vladimir Gel'man, European University at St. Petersburg 

Video: Presentation


Annual Policy Conference
September 18-19, 2015 | Washington, D.C.
Video: Ukraine: War and Identity - Part One
Video: Ukraine: War and Identity - Part Two
Video: Nature of Putinism 
Video: Ukraine: Reform and Reconstruction
Video: Russian Military Power After Ukraine
Video: Caught in the EU-Russia Crossfire: Belarus, Caucasus 
Video: Power and Conflict in Central Asia
Video: Ukraine: Politics and War
Video: Economics and Society


“Understanding Opposition in Russia: Sources and
Structures of Authoritarian Rule and Resistance”

September 17, 2015 | Washington, D.C.
Video: Presentation


“Security and Regional Integration in Eurasia” 
June 14-17, 2015 | Astana, Kazakhstan
Memo Book: Eurasian Visions: Integration and Geopolitics in Central Asia


“War, State, and Society in Ukraine”
May 18, 2015 | Washington, D.C.
Dominique Arel, University of Ottawa
Keith Darden, American University
Georgi Derluguian, New York University Abu Dhabi


“Comparative Political Development in Post-Soviet Eurasia and the Middle East” 
December 8-10, 2014 | Abu Dhabi, UAE


Annual Policy Conference
September 22-23, 2014 | Washington, D.C.
Memo Book: Policy Perpectives


“Political Economy of Russia and Eurasia” 
May 30-31, 2014 | Washington, D.C.


“Pluralism by Default: Weak Autocrats and the
Rise of Competitive Politics”
BOOK INCUBATOR

May 1, 2014 | Washington, D.C.


“Nationalism, Minorities, and Migration”
March 21-22, 2014 | Washington, D.C.
Volodymyr Dubovyk, Odessa National University
Oleksandr Fisun, Kharkiv National University
Dmitry Gorenburg, CNA & Harvard University
Viatcheslav Morozov, University of Tartu


“The Future of the EU-Russia Neighborhood”
December 6-7, 2013 | Chisinau, Moldova
Memo Book: The Vilnius Moment


Annual Policy Conference
September 23-24, 2013 | Washington, D.C.
Memo Book: Policy Perspectives


“Rethinking the Sources of Russian Foreign Policy
March 16-17, 2013 | Washington, D.C.


“What Now? Politics and Foreign Policy in Contemporary Ukraine”
November 5, 2012 | Kyiv, Ukraine


Annual Policy Conference
September 14, 2012 | Washington, D.C.
Memo Book: Policy Perspectives


“Continuity and Change: Examining Regime Trajectories 
and Security in East Europe and Eurasia”

May 7-8, 2012 | Tartu, Estonia
Memo Book: Bridging Divides in Eastern Europe
Memo Book: Dividing Lines in Russian Politics and Foreign Policy

 


Annual Policy Conference
September 9, 2011 | Washington, D.C.


PONARS Eurasia Workshop
June 12-15, 2011 | Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic


“Security Challenges in Russia and Eurasia" 
March 19-20, 2011 | Moscow, Russia


PONARS Eurasia Workshop
June 9-10, 2010 | Odessa, Ukraine


Annual Policy Conference
October 22, 2010 | Washington, D.C.


"After the Color Revolutions"
February 2010 | Washington, D.C.

 

 

 

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