Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies

Current Visiting Scholars

 

Dr. Magnus Petersson,

Professor of Modern History, Norwegian Institute for
Defense Studies in Oslo. Associate Professor, Oslo University and Stockholm University
Research Focus: Transatlantic relations, US-NATO partnership

Dr. George Ivaniashvili,


Chairman of the International Center for
Policy Research and Policy Analysis
Research Focus: Comparative politics, Political ideologies,
Post-Soviet transition

Dr. Michal Ksinan,


Researcher, Institute of History at the
Slovak Academy of Sciences
Research Focus: Milan Ratislav Štefánik, Relations between politics, history and memory, and Slovak and French historiography

Dr. Jan Koura,


Lecturer at Charles University's
Institute of World History in Prague
Research Focus: US foreign policy after WWII

Dr. Sergei Shenin,

Professor, Department of International Relations and Russia’s Foreign Policy, Saratov State University, Russia
Research Focus: George W. Bush's policy in post-Soviet space

Dongjie Chen

Ph.D. Candidate, Shaanxi Normal University, China Research Focus: : Central Asia, nation-state-building in Uzbekistan, globalization

Virginie Fracheboud


Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences,
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Research Focus: Transatlantic relations

Anne Marie Aanerud

Political advisor, Centre Party Parliamentary Group
Research Focus: Trans-Atlantic relations, US and European
defense policy and mega-regional trade agreements

Nazik Muradova

Research Fellow, Central Asia Program
Research Focus: Energy security, human rights, human security
and trafficking in Central Asia.

Andrey Shenin


Ph.D Candidate, Saratov State University
Research Focus: U.S. - Turkey Relations


 

 

 

 

   
 

 

   
 

 

 


Events

Tracking Factors of Change in Tajikistan
March 10, 2015

Cinema Club Film Screening: Aksuat
March 12, 2015

Negotiating Identity in Kyrgyzstan: Nationality, Islam, and the Meaning of Tradition
March 17, 2015

The Second Turkmen Culture Club
March 24, 2015

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News

Professor Robert Orttung is interviewed by the National Public Radio in an audio clip titled, "'Frozen Conflict' in Ukraine Opens Door for Corruption."

Professor Robert Orttung co-authors article for Foreign Policy website about how Russia uses frozen conflicts to destabilize its reform-minded neighbors.

Professor Harris Mylonas discusses the Greek financial crisis in a Voice of America article.

Professor Robert Orttung co-authors op-eds in the Washington Post about Putin's approval ratings and in the Moscow Times about Russian propaganda.

Professor Peter Rollberg, IERES director, was quoted in the New York Times' review of Andrey Zvyagintsev's new film "Leviathan." He was also interviewed in an original IERES video about his thoughts on the work.

Professor Harris Mylonas was interviewed by Bulgarian newspaper Presa about Greek elections, and he and Akis Georgakellos wrote a report on the elections as well as an analysis of the new government's attempts to re-negotiate Greece's bailout terms. These pieces are part of the Washington Post's blog The Monkey Cage, and the latter has been mentioned by other Washington Post articles and the German-language Blogumschau news forum.

Professor Marlene Laruelle published a paper in the Russian Analytical Digest on Central Asian nations' reactions to the crisis in Ukraine.

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, a visiting scholar at the Institute from 2002-2003, was recently elected president of Croatia.

Professor Henry Hale was interviewed about his new book Patronal Politics on the Scholars' Circle radio show.

Professor Harris Mylonas was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about the political situation in Greece.

Professor Peter Rollberg, IERES director, was quoted in the New York Times' review of Andrey Zvyagintsev's new film "Leviathan."

Professor Henry Hale was interviewed by CNN on Putin's popular support.

Professor Peter Rollberg was interviewed by BuzzFeedNews about Johnson's Russia List, which is published through IERES. The article was reprinted by the Ukrainian service StopFake.org

Professor Robert Orttung co-authors article on increasing media censorship in Russia.

Professor Marlene Laruelle writes article on Russia's policy-drivers in the Arctic.

Professor Eliot Sorel analyzes recent presidential elections in Romania.

Professor Marlene Laruelle's paper on Russia's policy towards Central Asia published in EUCAM.

Associate Director Cory Welt analyzes the current Georgian political climate in Foreign Policy.

Professor Hope Harrison authors an article in The Washington Post about five myths surrounding the Berlin Wall and another article in The Wilson Quarterly about German perspectives on the fall of the Wall. Read the articles here and here. In addition, a German-language article of hers devoted to the fall of the Wall recently appeared in the Berlin Tagesspiegel, and she was recently filmed in a video created by the US Embassy in Germany where she explains the building and fall of the Berlin Wall.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung authors an op-ed in The Moscow Times about Ukraine's recent elections.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung authors an op-ed in The Moscow Times on the Kremlin's international propaganda practices.

Recent Mumbai water conference covered by the Times of India.

Participants in a recent conference Central Asia Program speakers quoted by Al Jazeera on Uyghur affairs.

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors an op-ed in The Moscow Times on Russian nationalism and Eastern Ukraine.

Associate Director Cory Welt was interviewed on Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict, Russia, and U.S. policy. Read the transcripts here and here.

Professor Marlene Laruelle writes a policy memo for PONARS on the Kremlin's views on Russia's European identity.

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