Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Upcoming event: The Second Central Asia Fellowship Seminar
The Central Asia Program and SIPRI North America will host the Central Asia Fellows as they present the research projects they have been working on while in residence in Washington, DC.
"Ensuring Freedom from State Violence in the Kyrgyz Republic" - Sardar Bagishbekov
"Exit Visa Regime in Uzbekistan: Regime Interests vs. Freedom of Individuals" - Yevgeniya Pak
Monday, December 16, 4:00-6:30
» RSVP here.
IERES hosted the 2013 annual World Youth Democracy Forum (WYDF) on December 6, featuring Roma rights activist and scholar Dr. Angela Kocze. The WYDF was founded to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas, experiences, and projects among democracy practitioners, advocates, and emerging young democratic leaders.
» Watch video of the event here.
Just published: Russia's Arctic Strategies and the Future of the Far North by Professor Marlene Laruelle, which examines a wide range of issues regarding Russia's Arctic strategy including climate change, energy, territorial disputes, and demographics.
IERES's Central Asia Fellows have published policy briefs following their stay at the Institute. As part of the fellowship program, organized by IERES's Central Asia Program and SIPRI North America, the fellows spend five months in Washington, DC, conducting research and networking with scholars and policy makers.
» Youth Radicalization in Tajikistan: Causes, Consequences, and Challenges to Address - Safovudin Jaborov
» Regional Cooperation in Central Asia: Nurturing from the Ground Up - Aitolkyn Kourmanova
State-Business Relations in Russia: What Accounts for Regional Variation?
Thursday, December 12, 4:00-5:00
Film Screening: White Mountains
Thursday, December 12, 6:30-8:30
Assistant Director Robert Orttung comments on recent developments in Ukraine in GW Today.
Assistant Director Robert Orttung and Visiting Scholar Sufian Zhemukhov co-author article on the Sochi Olympics and Russia's civil society.
Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle comments on Russia's new anti-terrorist law and its impact on insurgency.
Professor Marlene Laruelle authors book Russia's Arctic Strategies and the Future of the Far North.
Professor Harris Mylonas quoted in article on the Golden Dawn.
Professor Henry Farrell co-authors article on U.S. foreign policy and security leaks in Foreign Affairs.
Assistant Director Robert Orttung writes about the Kremlin and Russian NGOs.
Professor Marlene Laruelle authors piece on the Kremlin's conservative ideology.
Voice of America writes about IERES event on the impact of the financial crisis on the European periphery [in Greek].