Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Students have many opportunities to participate in the academic life of the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels. They may pursue the Master's program in European and Eurasian Studies or the Master's program in International Affairs with a concentration in Europe and Eurasia, take courses as part of the European Union Center in Washington, DC, of which GW is a part, work as a research assistant for a professor, be in residence as a Doctoral Student Fellow, or be employed as a work-study student at the front desk. Students are invited to participate in the regular brown-bag lunches, seminars, conferences and networking events at the Institute as well.
Be on the look-out for more exciting events in 2015!
Professor Henry Hale was interviewed by CNN on Putin's popular support.
Professor Henry Hale appears as a guest on Scholar’s Circle, a syndicated radio talk show, to speak about Russia’s relations with the West.
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.
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.
Professor Marlene Laruelle writes a policy memo for PONARS on the Kremlin's views on Russia's European identity.