Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies


Events at IERES include informal brown bag lunch talks, panel discussions, conferences, film screenings, book talks, and academic workshops. IERES has several event series, including:

  • Arctic Working Group Series
  • Behind the Headlines Series
  • Central Asia Program
  • Energy Security Series
  • Eurasian Leadership Series
  • European Politics Series
  • Faculty Book Launch Series
  • Leaders in European and Eurasian Studies
  • Media and Democratization in Russia and Eurasia
  • Petrach Program on Ukraine
  • PONARS Eurasia
  • Visiting Scholars Roundtable

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Islam in Eurasia: State Policies, Social Changes and Globalized Interactions
Monday and Tuesday, November 3-4, 2014

Elections in Times of Crisis: Evaluating Ukraine's Parliamentary Vote
Thursday, November 6, 2014

The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall
Friday, November 7, 2014

The Ukrainian Crisis and Russian Society
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Evolution of the American Policy toward Turkey from Reagan to Obama
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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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.

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.

Dr. Eliot Sorel will co-chair the WPA 2015 Bucharest International Congress on innovation in primary care mental health.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung comments about the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in GW Today.

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors article about Russian nationalists fighting in Ukraine.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung is quoted by Bloomberg regarding the situation in Ukraine.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung authors article on Russia's foreign energy policy.

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