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2014

Ph.D. Student Alexander Reisenbichler awarded fellowship at Johns Hopkins University's American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (March 2014).

Associate Director Cory Welt interviewed on the Ed Schultz radio talk show on the conflict in Crimea (March 25, 2014).

Professor Laura Engel authors feature article on internationalizing schools in National Capital Language Resource Center's Newsletter (March/April 2014).

Professor Laura Engel blogs about international large-scale assessments for Education Week (March 23, 2014).

EES Student Daniel Heintz writes about his experiences on Kyiv's Maidan (March 21, 2014).

Associate Director Cory Welt and Assistant Director Robert Orttung quoted in article on Russia and Crimea (March 18, 2014).

Professor Marlene Laruelle blogs about the current situation in Crimea and Russia's strategy (March 13, 2014).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung speaks about developments in Crimea to Brazil's Globo Networks (at 7:15) (March 13, 2014).

Professor Henry Hale co-authors letter to the editor in New York Times about Title VI funding for scholars (March 11, 2014).

Professor Harris Mylonas interviewed about research in Greek Embassy newsletter (March 7, 2014).

PONARS publishes its Chisinau workshop booklet, The Vilnius Moment (March 2014).

Professors Marlene Laruelle and Sean Roberts, publish a blog post in The Washington Post on the effects of Ukraine's revolution on Central Asia (March 7, 2014).

Associate Director Cory Welt quoted in article on the crisis in Ukraine and US diplomacy [in Spanish] (March 5, 2014).

Associate Director Cory Welt interviewed on WHYY RadioTimes talk show on the conflict in Crimea (March 4, 2014).

Associate Director Cory Welt quoted in article on possible sanctions against Russia (March 3, 2014).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung comments on the fate of the G8 and on the possability of sanctions against Russia [in Russian] (March 3, 2014).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung comments on the Western response to Ukraine [in Russian] (March 3, 2014).

Professor Frances Norwood invited to be visiting scholar at St. Mary's College of Maryland's Department of Anthropology (February 2014).

Associate Director Cory Welt writes on the formation of a new Ukrainian government [in Russian] (February 26, 2014).

Professor Harris Mylonas co-authors article on China's policies toward ethnic minorities (February 25, 2014).

Professor Harris Mylonas wins 2014 Council of European Studies Book Award Prize for his book The Politics of Nation-Building: Making Co-Nationals, Refugees, and Minorities (February 2014).

Professor James Hershberg edits volume on the Cold War and ice hockey politics (February 2014).

Professor James Hershberg authors book chapter on the end of the Cold War and Cold War history (February 2014).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung speaks about Ukraine after Yanukovych (February 24, 2014).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about the failure to predict financial crises (February 24, 2014).

Visiting Scholar Sufian Zhemukhov quoted in New York Times article on construction for the Sochi Olympics (February 23, 2014).

Associate Director Cory Welt writes about resolving the crisis in Ukraine (February 21, 2014).

Latvian website reports on IERES event on state media [in Russian] (February 20, 2014).

Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle discusses the myth of the black widow (February 13, 2014).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about the economic health of the BRICS (February 10, 2014).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung examines the costs behind Olympics preparations (February 9, 2014).

Visiting Scholar Sufian Zhemukhov writes about migrant workers and the Sochi Olympics (February 9, 2014).

Visiting Scholar Albert Schmidt authors review of Food, Energy and the Creation of Industriousness (February 9, 2014).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman speaks about emerging markets on National Public Radio (February 4, 2014).

Ph.D. Student Alexander Reisenbichler awarded 2014-15 dissertation fellowship from the Free University Berlin (February 2014).

Professors Marlene Laruelle and Sebastien Peyrouse co-author policy paper on the ISAF withdrawal from Afghanistan (February 2014).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung quoted in US News & World Report post on Russia and Olympic values (February 7, 2014).

Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle discusses security at the Olympics on CBC News (February 6, 2014).

Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle quoted in Al Jazeera article on Caucasus Emirate (February 6, 2014).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung co-authors piece on state-run media in The Moscow Times (February 5, 2014).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung and Visiting Scholar Sufian Zhemukhov interviewed about security risks surrounding the Olympics (February 5, 2014).

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors article on Aleksey Navalny and Russian nationalism in Post-Soviet Affairs (February 2014).

Professor James Hershberg publishes article on George F. Kennan in the Journal of Cold War Studies (February 2014).

Professor Laura Engel co-authors article on migration and inequality (January 30, 2014).

Voice of America writes about IERES event on media control in authoritarian societies [in Russian] (January 30, 2014).

Visiting Scholar Lisa Kastner authors article on civil society, consumer protection, and financial regulatory reform (January 28, 2014).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about income inequality (January 28, 2014).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung and Visiting Scholar Sufian Zhemukhov comment on pre-Olympics tensions (January 27, 2014).

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors piece on Russia's identity and foreign policy toward Asia (January 25, 2014).

Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle explains the power shift in the Caucasus Emirate (January 24, 2014).

Upcoming book by Assistant Director Robert Orttung and Visiting Scholar Sufian Zhemukhov mentioned in New York Times article on Sochi Olympics (January 22, 2014).

Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle comments on the security of the Sochi Olympics (at 3:25) (January 21, 2014).

Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle co-authors article on conflict diffusion in the Caucasus (January 16, 2014).

Professor Henry Hale authors article on the study of civilizations (January 2014).

Professor Harris Mylonas authors chapter on Greece for the European Journal of Political Research's 2012 Political Data Yearbook (January 14, 2014).

Visiting Scholar Agustin Rossi Silvano co-authors piece on data protection in the European Union [in Spanish] (January 14, 2014).

Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle writes about the threat posed by the Caucasus Emirate to the Sochi Olympics (January 13, 2014).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung co-authors op-ed on authoritarian regimes and media control in the Washington Post (January 10, 2014).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung co-authors article on the role of state-run media (January 10, 2014).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung explains how the Olympics in Sochi differ from previous games (January 2014).

Professor Hope Harrison authors chapter on the Berlin Wall in Imposing, Maintaining, and Tearing Open the Iron Curtain: The Cold War and East-Central Europe (January 2014).

Visiting Scholar Sufian Zhemukhov speaks about security threats in the run-up to the Sochi Olympics (January 2, 2014).

 


2013

Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle comments on militants in the North Caucasus and the Sochi Olympics [in French] (December 30, 2013).

Ph.D. Student Charles Sullivan authors article on Stalin in Russia today in Canadian Slavonic Papers (December 2013).

Professor Marlene Laruelle writes about anti-migrant riots and xenophobia in Russia (December 23, 2013).

Associate Director Cory Welt writes on the future of Ukraine's Euromaidan (December 23, 2013).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung speaks about Ukraine protests to Brazil's Globo Networks (at 14:40) (December 20, 2013).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung comments on recent developments in Ukraine in GW Today (December 9, 2013).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung and Visiting Scholar Sufian Zhemukhov co-author article on the Sochi Olympics and Russia's civil society (December 2013).

Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle comments on Russia's new anti-terrorist law and its impact on insurgency (November 26, 2013).

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors book Russia's Arctic Strategies and the Future of the Far North (November 2013).

Professor Harris Mylonas quoted in article on the Golden Dawn (November 14, 2013).

Professor Henry Farrell co-authors article on U.S. foreign policy and security leaks in Foreign Affairs (November 2013).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung writes about the Kremlin and Russian NGOs (November 8, 2013).

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors piece on the Kremlin's conservative ideology (November 8, 2013).

Voice of America writes about IERES event on the impact of the financial crisis on the European periphery [in Greek] (November 7, 2013).

Associate Director Cory Welt comments on Georgia's presidential election for World Politics Review (November 4, 2013).

Associate Director Cory Welt interviewed by Voice of Russia on the role of missile defense in US-Russian relations (November 1, 2013).

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors article on Russia and Afghanistan in The Regional Dimensions to Security: Other Sides of Afghanistan (October 2013).

Professor Sebastien Peyrouse authors article on drug trafficking in The Regional Dimensions to Security: Other Sides of Afghanistan (October 2013).

Professor Sean Roberts writes about Uyghurs in China and the recent incident in Tiananmen Square for CNN (October 31, 2013).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung interviewed about Ukrainian politics [in Ukrainian] (October 29, 2013).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung comments on the importance of the Olympics for Russia and Putin [in French] (October 26, 2013).

Call for Applications: The 2014 Summer Institute on Conducting Archival Research

Assistant Director Robert Orttung co-authors article on Russian unions in the latest issue of Problems of Post-Communism (October 2013).

Professor Henry Hale blogs about Hamid Karzai and the 2014 Afghan presidential election for PONARS Eurasia (October 17, 2013).

Professor Henry Hale authors article on the role of the Internet in Moldovan politics (October 15, 2013).

Visiting Scholar Gulnaz Sharafutdinova writes article on the political system of Tatarstan (October 15, 2013).

Visiting Scholar Sufian Zhemukhov co-authors article on politics in the north Caucasus (October 15, 2013).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about Silvio Berlusconi and the impact of Italian politics on the Eurozone (October 8, 2013).

Professor Daina Eglitis co-authors article on Latvian women in the Red Army in Nationalities Papers (October 2, 2013).

Call for Papers: The 2014 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War.

Doctoral Fellow Lisel Hintz speaks about Turkey's EU accession process (September 27, 2013).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about coalition building in Germany following the federal election (September 23, 2013).

Professor James Hershberg is interviewed about his book Marigold: The Lost Chance for Peace in Vietnam (September 19, 2013).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung authors piece on Navalny's campaign (September 16, 2013).

Ph.D. Student Julian Waller writes about support for Alexey Navalny's mayoral campaign (September 16, 2013).

Associate Director Cory Welt conducts a joint Armenian-Azerbaijani "internet press conference" on EU and Russian policy in the Caucasus (also in Russian) (September 9, 2013).

Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle authors article on understanding civil war violence in the North Caucasus through political ethnography in Critical Studies on Security (September 2013).

Professor Harris Mylonas receives The Peter Katzenstein Book Prize for his book The Politics of Nation-Building: Making Co-Nationals, Refugees, and Minorities (September 2013).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about the upcoming German federal election (September 9, 2013).

The Fall 2013 issue of IERES's newsletter, IERES Insight, is now available (September 2013).

Professor Henry Hale co-authors article on hybrid regime governance in Russia in Post-Soviet Affairs (September 2013).

Professor James Hershberg interviewed about 50th anniversary of the US-Soviet "Hot Line" for NPR's Marketplace (August 30, 2013).

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors chapter on geography and the Russian Empire in Empire De/Centered: New Spatial Histories of Russia and the Soviet Union (August 2013).

Associate Director Cory Welt is interviewed by China Radio International on US-Russia Relations (August 30, 2013).

Professor Daina S. Eglitis co-authors introductory textbook Discover Sociology (August 2013).

Professor Sebastien Peyrouse blogs about the race for rare earth minerals in Central Asia for National Geographic (August 20, 2013).

Professor Hope Harrison discusses the September 2013 German federal elections in the latest edition of the Elliott School's International Affairs Inbox (August 20, 2013).

PONARS Eurasia publishes two collections of policy memos following its workshop in St. Petersburg: Ambiguous Relations: Russia's Post-Soviet Neighborhood and Russia's Global Engagement (August 20, 2013).

Ph.D. Student Lisel Hintz comments on Turkey's reforms and EU accession bid (August 19, 2013).

The New York Review of Books reviews The Chinese Question in Central Asia by Professors Marlene Laruelle and Sebastien Peyrouse (August 15, 2013).

Associate Director Cory Welt interviewed on the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process and US-Azerbaijani relations (August 14, 2013).

Professor Harris Mylonas interviewed about his new book project on diaspora management policies in English (August 14, 2013) and Korean (August 11, 2013).

Professor Harvey Feigenbaum blogs about Eastern Europe's Jewish theme parks.

Associate Director Cory Welt quoted by Deutsche Welle on US-Russia relations after the summit cancellation (August 10, 2013).

Associate Director Cory Welt interviewed on Georgian politics and rule of law (August 7, 2013).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about Berlusconi's possible ban from public office (August 6, 2013).

Associate Director Cory Welt quoted by Deutsche Welle (August 3, 2013) and El Pais [in Spanish] on the US reaction to Russia's decision to grant Snowden asylum (August 2, 2013).

Associate Director Cory Welt quoted by The Atlantic on Russia's decision to grant Snowden asylum (August 2, 2013).

Professor Marlene Laruelle co-authors article on stability in Afghanistan and Central Asia in The National Interest (August 1, 2013).

Associate Director Cory Welt interviewed by Voice of America on the rule of law in Georgia and US-Georgian relations [in Georgian] (August 1, 2013).

Visiting Scholar Gulnaz Sharafutdinova authors policy memo on Russia's energy resources and Putin's future (July 31, 2013).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about the Italian prime minister's economic reforms (July 29, 2013).

Professor Marlene Laruelle publishes article on foreign policy and identity in Central Asia for Pro et Contra [in Russian] (July 2013).

Professor Laura Engel authors article on the influence of education on community cohesion in the Journal of Educational Research (July 22, 2013).

Professor Evgeny Finkel awarded the American Political Science Association 2013 Gabriel A. Almond Award for the best dissertation in comparative politics.

Professor Harris Mylonas authors chapter on ethnic return migration and freedom of movement in Greece in the forthcoming book Democratic Citizenship and the Free Movement of People.

Associate Director Cory Welt comments on the Navalny verdict and U.S.-Russian relations for Voice of America [in Russian] (July 17, 2013).

Associate Directory Cory Welt publishes policy paper on U.S.-Russian relations in the context of the Snowden Affair (July 17, 2013).

Visiting Scholar Sufian Zhemukhov blogs about the UN and Georgia's territorial integrity for PONARS Eurasia (July 16, 2013).

Professor Sean Roberts co-authors article on China's development strategy in Central and South Asia (July 15, 2013).

Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle writes article on insurgency in the North Caucasus (July 8, 2013).

Visiting Scholar Sufian Zhemukhov authors article on nationalism and religion in the North Caucasus (July 8, 2013).

Associate Director Cory Welt publishes an updated and revised version of his article "Turkish-Armenian Normalization and the Karabakh Conflict" in the Turkish MFA's policy journal Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs.

Visiting Scholar Ivan Kurilla writes policy paper on trust and U.S.-Russia relations (July 2013).

Professor Marlene Laruelle co-authors policy paper on Russian strategy in Central Asia (July 2013).

Professor Marlene Laruelle reviews Alexander Cooley's Great Games, Local Rules: The New Great Power Contest in Central Asia for Asia Policy (July 2013).

Professor Marlene Laruelle publishes paper on EU-US cooperation in Central Asia (July 2013).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung comments on the role of Russia in the Snowden affair for Voice of America [in Spanish] (June 26, 2013).

Professor Harris Mylonas writes piece on the politicization of religion for the Harvard International Review.

Professor Frances Norwood authors chapter on euthanasia in the Netherlands in Transitions and Transformations: Cultural Perspectives on the Life Course (June 2013).

Visiting Scholar Sufian Zhemukhov co-authors article in Slavic Review on the role of dance in identity and dissent in the North Caucasus (June 2013).

Visiting Scholar Ivan Kurilla speaks about commemoration of the Day of Sorrow (June 24, 2013).

Ph.D. Student Alexander Reisenbichler and Professor Kimberly Morgan author article on how Germany has benefitted from the euro crisis for Foreign Affairs (June 20, 2013).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung interviewed about his Freedom House report (June 18, 2013) [in Russian].

Assistant Director Robert Orttung authors report on Russia for Freedom House's Nations in Transit (June 18, 2013).

Director Peter Rollberg reviews the film Love with an Accent (Liubov's aktsentom) (June 2013).

Professor Harris Mylonas blogs about the current state of Greek politics in the wake of the financial crisis (June 11, 2013).

Ph.D. Student Lisel Hintz writes piece on the creative ways Turkey's protesters are voicing their discontent (June 10, 2013).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about Prime Minister Erdogan's response to the protests in Turkey (June 10, 2013).

Visiting Scholar Sufian Zhemukhov blogs about the arrest of Said Amirov in Dagestan (June 7, 2013).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about the protests in Turkey (June 6, 2013).

Profesor Wolchik co-authors article on democratization in Azerbaijan in Transitions to Democracy: A Comparative Perspective.

Visiting Scholar Ivan Kurilla speaks about the new president of the Russian Academy of Sciences (June 3, 2013).

Associate Director Cory Welt co-authors policy report on How Russia Sees the World (May 2013).

Ph.D. Student Lisel Hintz authors article about the role of Turkish identity in the EU accession process (May 30, 2013).

Professor Henry Hale publishes article on regime change in the Annual Review of Political Science (May 2013).

Professor Muriel Atkin authors article on the Islamic opposition in Tajikistan.

Visiting Scholar Aglaya Snetkov comments on Kyrgyzstan's decision to close the Manas airbase to the US in mid-2014 for Voice of America [in Russian] (May 22, 2013).

Visiting Scholar Aglaya Snetkov speaks about the US-Russia reset [part 2] (May 13, 2013).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about the state of the global economy (May 13, 2013).

Visiting Scholar Ivan Kurilla and Ph.D. Student Charles Sullivan analyze US-Russia relations on the anniversary of the victory over the Nazis in WWII (May 8, 2013) [in Russian].

Professor Harris Mylonas discusses nation-building in a recent article for e-International Relations (May 8, 2013).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about austerity in the Eurozone (May 6, 2013).

Professor Michelle Kelso co-authors policy paper on women and business leadership (April 2013).

Professor Henry Hale authors policy paper on prospects for Afghanistan in 2014 (April 2013).

Proessor Hope M. Harrison authors article about looking back at the history of the Berlin Wall.

Professor Marlene Laruelle edits volume on Migration and Social Upheaval as the Face of Globalization in Central Asia (April 2013).

Associate Dirctor Cory Welt comments on The Boston Marathon Attack, the North Caucasus, and U.S.-Russian Relations (April 22, 2013).

Visiting Scholar Sufian Zhemukhov blogs about radicalization and violence in the wake of the Boston bombings (April 22, 2013).

Professor Michelle Kelso authors article on the Romani genocide and Holocaust education in Romania (April 20, 2013).

Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle won the 2013 Best Doctoral Student Papers Award (Russia/Caucasus section) for his paper Insurgency in North Caucasus: Ethnographic Assessment of the Pathways toward Rebellion in Dagestan at the annual Association for the Study of Nationalities conference (April 2013).

Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle speaks about integration and radicalization [in French] (April 19, 2013).

Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle interviewed about radicalization in Chechnya in the aftermath of the Boston bombings (April 19, 2013).

Voice of America wrote about Kimitaka Matsuzato's recent talk at IERES on Perspectives on Russia and Eurasia from Outside the Euro-Atlantic World [in Russian] (April 18, 2013).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about Margaret Thatcher's legacy (April 16, 2013).

Visiting Scholar Sufian Zhemukhov blogs about Russian military drills in the Black Sea (April 12, 2013).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about Prime Minister Cameron's proposed EU referendum (April 8, 2013).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung co-authors op-ed on state control of the media in Russia in the International Herald Tribune (April 5, 2013).

Visiting Scholar Hongsub Lee authors article on Russian military reform in the March issue of Slavic Studies [in Korean].

Associate Director Cory Welt and Visiting Scholar Ivan Kurilla co-author article on the US-Russia Reset (March 29, 2013).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about the bailout in Cyprus (March 25, 2013).

Associate Director Cory Welt interviewed by IPN (Tbilisi) on Georgian political developments (March 22, 2013).

Ph.D. student Charles Sullivan authors working paper on nostalgia for the USSR in contemporary Russia (March 20, 2013).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about the financial crisis in Cyprus (March 18, 2013).

Professor Eliot Sorel speaks about the upcoming Regional Congress of The World Psychiatric Association in Romania (March 2013).

Professors Harvey Feigenbaum and Harris Mylonas quoted in article on European Secessionist movements (March 2013).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about governance in Europe and the U.S. (March 4, 2013).

Professor Harris Mylonas discusses the current political climate in Greece in the latest edition of the Elliott School's International Affairs Inbox (February 25, 2013).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about Italy's election (February 25, 2013).

Visiting Scholar Niklas Nilsson writes paper on the role of democracy in Georgia's foreign policy (February 13, 2013).

Associate Director Cory Welt is interviewed by KNPR (Nevada Public Radio) about U.S.-Russia relations (Feburary 11, 2013).

Professor Laura Engel co-authors article on the impact of school violence on immigrant populations internationally in Comparative Education Review (February 2013).

Professors Marlene Laruelle and Sebastien Peyrouse co-author working paper on the EU's role regarding Afghan-Central Asian relations (February 2013).

The Spring 2013 issue of IERES' newsletter, IERES Insight, is now available (February 2013).

Research Scientist Dmitry Streletskiy quoted in article about permafrost in Russia (January 30, 2013).

Professor Eliot Sorel co-organizing conference on Primary Care, Mental Health and Public Health Integration at the Palace of the Parliament, Bucharest, Romania this April.

Associate Director Cory Welt interviewed by Voice of America on Georgian politics and foreign policy [in Georgian] (January 25, 2013).

Associate Director Cory Welt quoted in article on 2013 Freedom House Rankings in Eurasia (January 16, 2013).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman writes about Estonia's experience with cyberwarfare (January 14, 2013).

Professor Evgeny Finkel co-edits book on Coloured Revolutions and Authoritarian Reactions (January 8, 2013).

Professor Kimberly Morgan discusses social welfare in the US and Europe in an article in Foreign Affairs (January 2013).

Professor Harris Mylonas publishes book The Politics of Nation-Building: Making Co-Nationals, Refugees, and Minorities (January 2013).


2012

Visiting Scholar Albert Schmidt authors chapter on Soviet law and perestroika (2012).

Professors Marlene Laruelle and Sebastien Peyrouse co-author working paper on regional organizations in Central Asia (2012).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about the prime ministership of Italy (December 31, 2012).

Professor Muriel Atkin writes chapter on Iran, Russia, and Tajikistan's civil war (December 2012).

Professor Harris Mylonas co-authors piece on Greece's political changes in the European Journal of Political Research Political Data Yearbook (December 2012).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman writes about Italy's upcoming elections (December 17, 2012).

Visiting Scholar Olena Rybiy writes about the Ukrainian parliamentary elections (December 13, 2012).

GW Today writes about IERES' work on the Arctic (December 10, 2012).

Ph.D. Student Lisel Hintz authors article on Turkish politics and soap operas (December 7, 2012).

Visiting Scholar Margaret Paxson authors article on peace in France during WWII (December 6, 2012).

Research Professor Sebastien Peyrouse authors policy brief on France and Central Asia (November 2012).

Research Professor Sebastien Peyrouse writes paper on UAE investment in Central Asia (November 2012).

Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle speaks with Voice of America about the situation in the North Caucasus [in Russian] (November 29, 2012).

Professor Henry Hale co-authors article on political systems in book Russia's Regions and Comparative Subnational Politics (November 16, 2012).

The Washington Post names Professor James Hershberg's book Marigold: The Lost Chance for Peace in Vietnam one of the ten best books of 2012 (November 16, 2012).

Call for Proposals: the 2013 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War

Ph.D. Student Alexander Reisenbichler and Professor Kimberly Morgan author article on the German Labor Market and the Financial Crisis (December 2012).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung speaks about the Ukrainian elections at the Kennan Institute (November 2, 2012).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman writes about the power of Putin's Russia (October 31, 2012).

Professor Sharon Wolchik co-authors chapter on democracy in Post-communist Europe and Eurasia in Socialism Challenged, Socialism Vanquished:  China and Eastern Europe Compared, 1989-2009 (October 2012)

Professor James Hershberg provides insight on the Cuban Missile Crisis on the 50th anniversary of the event (October 23, 2012).

Visiting Scholar Jean-Francois Ratelle authors article on participant observation in conflict zones in Research Methods in Critical Security Studies (October 22, 2012).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman writes about What the European Union Must Do Post-Nobel Prize (October 22, 2012).

Associate Director Cory Welt writes on Georgia's political future (October 15, 2012).

Visiting Scholar Niklas Nilsson writes about the International Implications of Georgia's Parliamentary Elections (October 15, 2012).

Visiting Scholar Margaret Paxson writes about her research on genocide and resistance during the Holocaust in The Wilson Quarterly (October 2012).

Associate Director Cory Welt quoted by Christian Science Monitor on US-Georgia relations (October 10, 2012).

Visiting Scholar Niklas Nilsson co-authors piece on Prospects and Pitfalls after Georgia's Elections (October 4, 2012).

Associate Director Cory Welt discusses Georgia's parliamentary elections on NPR (October 2, 2012).

Associate Director Cory Welt quoted by CNN on Georgia's parliamentary elections (September 29, 2012).

Research Professor Marlene Laruelle authors policy brief on Iran's regional quagmire (September 27, 2012).

Research Professor Marlene Laruelle publishes article on conspirology and nationalism in Russia in The Russian Review (September 2012).

Associate Director Cory Welt writes on Georgia's parliamentary elections (September 27, 2012).

Professor Merve Kavakci publishes article on secularism in Turkey (September 2012).

Visiting Scholar Niklas Nilsson publishes article on Georgia's Parliamentary Elections (September 19, 2012).

Associate Director Cory Welt speaks on Georgia's upcoming parliamentary elections (video, at 9:30) (September 19, 2012).

Professor Henry Hale authors article on trends in Russian perspectives on democracy (September 19, 2012).

Research Professors Marlene Laruelle and Sebastien Peyrouse publish book entitled The Chinese Question in Central Asia: Domestic Order, Social Change, and the Chinese Factor (September 2012).

Call for applications: 2013-14 Summer Institute on Conducting Archival Research and Mellon Pre-doctoral Fellowship in Cold War/Post-1945 International History (September 2012).

Associate Director Cory Welt testifies at a Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission briefing on human rights in Georgia (September 11, 2012).

Associate Director Cory Welt quoted in article on US Ambassador to Azerbaijan [in Azerbaijani] (September 6, 2012).

Research Professor Sebastien Peyrouse writes policy brief on Europe's role in East Asian security (September 5, 2012).

Associate Director Cory Welt comments on Obama and Romney Russia policy [in Russian] (September 5, 2012).

Research Professor Sebastien Peyrouse authors paper on rare earth metals in Central Asia and Mongolia (August 2012).

Research Professor Sebastien Peyrouse publishes piece on tensions in Tajikistan's Pamir region (August 2012).

Research Professor Sebastien Peyrouse publishes article on trade with China and Afghanistan in Problems of Post-Communism (July/August 2012).

Research Professor Marlene Laruelle writes piece on Uzbekistan's withdrawal from the CSTO (August 2012).

Professor Eliot Sorel publishes book entitled 21st Century Global Mental Health (August 2012).

Professor Michelle Kelso comments on France's plan to dismantle Roma camps (August 15, 2012).

Research Professor Marlene Laruelle authors article on Israel and Central Asia (July 2012).

Research Professor Sebastien Peyrouse publishes article on Central Asia and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit (July 2012).

Professor Sharon Wolchik publishes article on Putinism and protests in Russia (July 2012).

Associate Director Cory Welt publishes article on the Turkey-Armenia normalization process and the Karabakh conflict (July 2012).

Richard Peres writes book about IERES Professor Merve Kavakci (June 2012).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung authors report on Russia for Freedom House's Nations in Transit 2012 (June 2012).

Professor Harris Mylonas speaks about current events in Greece to the Associated Press (June 20, 2012).

Professor Harris Mylonas comments on the upcoming elections on Nightly Business Report (June 12, 2012).

Associate Director Cory Welt quoted by Reuters on the Magnitsky Act (June 5, 2012).

Professor Sean Roberts publishes article on Democracy in Kazakhstan.

Research Professor Marlene Laruelle publishes article on nationalism in Kyrgyzstan.

Professor Emeritus Peter Reddaway co-authors opinion piece on dishonoring Stalin's victims (June 11, 2012).

Professor Erwan Lagadec publishes book entitled Transatlantic Relations in the 21st Century: Europe, America and the Rise of the Rest (May 2012).

Prof. Harris Mylonas speaks about Eurozone reforms and local politics (May 31, 2012).

Research Professor Marlene Laruelle co-authors report on security and development in Central Asia.

Professor Harris Mylonas comments on Greece's recent election (May 28, 2012).

Professor Harvey Feigenbaum comments on Germany and the financial crisis in the Eurozone (May 25, 2012).

Associate Director Cory Welt testifies at a U.S. Helsinki Commission briefing on elections in the Caucasus (May 23, 2012).

Associate Director Cory Welt interviewed on NATO and Caucasus security (May 23, 2012).

Research Professor Marlene Laruelle writes piece on Russia and Central Asia (May 21, 2012).

Associate Director Cory Welt comments on Georgian Politics in a Washington Post article (May 16, 2012).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman joins a US News and World Report debate on whether Greece should leave the Eurozone (May 16, 2012).

Professor Harris Mylonas speaks about Greece and the Eurozone on PBS' Nightly Business Report (May 14, 2012).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman speaks with BBC World on Greece Coalition Talks (May 11, 2012).

Professor Harris Mylonas co-authors piece on the aftermath of Greek elections (May 9, 2012).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman blogs about the financial crisis on Huffington Post College (May 9, 2012).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman speaks about electoral reponses to austerity measures on NPR's On Point (May 8, 2012).

Professor Harris Mylonas comments on coalition talks in Greece (May 8, 2012).

Professor Harris Mylonas authors a pre-election report on Greece (May 5, 2012).

Professor Harris Mylonas comments on the rise of fringe parties in Greece (May 4, 2012).

Post Doctoral Fellow Serhiy Kudelia authors book chapter on Ukrainian foreign policy (May 2012).

Associate Director Cory Welt writes on trade and human rights in US-Russia relations (April 30, 2012).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman speaks about European economies on PBS Newshour (April 27, 2012).

Associate Director Cory Welt quoted in article on nominee for US Ambassador to Azerbaijan [in Azerbaijani] (April 27, 2012).

Professor Michelle Kelso conducts research on employment challenges for women in Switzerland and the US (April 26, 2012).

Visiting Scholar Sufian Zhemukhov publishes article on Circassian nationalism (April 18, 2012).

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt comments on recent shifts in Russian-Georgian relations (April 16, 2012).

Stephanie Benedict, recepient of the Hoffman Conference Travel Grant, is awarded a study tour to Brussels at the Claremont-UC Undergraduate Research Conference on the EU (April 2012).

IERES Post Doctoral Fellow Serhiy Kudelia quoted in article on Ukraine-EU relations (April 9, 2012).

IERES Director Henry Hale quoted in article on informal politics in Russia (April 5, 2012).

Professor Laura Engel wins the 2011-2012 American Consortium on European Union Studies (ACES) research seed grant award for the project "European Policy Uses of International Comparisons of Academic Achievement" (March 2012).

Professor Harris Mylonas co-authors two articles on state-building in Ethnopolitics (March 2012).

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt writes on Russian presidential elections and the U.S.-Russia "reset" (March 1, 2012).

IERES Doctoral Student Fellow Lisel Hintz is awarded a Critical Language Scholarship to study Turkish in Turkey.

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt interviewed on the Russia-Georgia WTO agreement [in Russian] (February 17, 2012).

Professor Daina Eglitis speaks about language and identity in Latvia (February 17, 2012).

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt writes an article on the Russia-Georgia WTO agreement (February 6, 2012).

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt quoted in an article on US-Georgia defense cooperation (February 6, 2012).

IERES Post Doctoral Fellow Serhiy Kudelia speaks about protests and upcoming elections in Russia on Al Jazeera's The Stream (February 2012).

Professor Harris Mylonas selected to be an associate editor at Nationalities Papers (February 2012).

IERES Assistant Director Robert Orttung co-authors opinion piece on protests and media in Russia (February 2, 2012).

IERES Assistant Director Robert Orttung writes about Ukrainian gas production [In Russian] [In Ukrainian] (January 2012).

Professor Harris Mylonas co-authors opinion piece on "Regional Multilateralism: The Next Paradigm in Global Affairs" (January 14, 2012).


2011

PONARS Eurasia receives a two-year, $800,000 grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to continue its work on scholarly work and policy engagement.
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IERES Doctoral Student Fellow Lisel Hintz publishes article Explaining Democratic Failure in the Post-Soviet Space (December 2011).

Professor Harris Mylonas coauthors article on Greek politics (December 2011).

IERES Post Doctoral Fellow Serhiy Kudelia authors chapter in Open Ukraine: Changing Course Towards a European Future (December 2011).

IERES Director Henry Hale quoted in CNN article on Russian oligarchs (December 13, 2011).

IERES Post Doctoral Fellow Serhiy Kudelia is interviewed about conflict in post-Soviet countries (December 12, 2011).

IERES Director Henry Hale discusses the recent Duma elections in Russia (December 5, 2011).

IERES Director Henry Hale and Assistant Director Robert Orttung author chapters in Russia in 2020 (November 2011).

IERES Assistant Director Robert Orttung co-authors opinion piece on Russia's revolution (November 30, 2011).

Professor Merve Kavakci is named one of the 500 most influential Muslims of the world in 2011 by The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center (November 2011).

IERES Visiting Scholar Albert Schmidt publishes article on lawyering and politics in Lincolnshire (November 2011).

Research Professor Marlene Laruelle publishes paper on Russia's strategies in Afghanistan and their consequences for NATO (November 2011).

IERES Post Doctoral Fellow Evan Liaras and Professor Harris Mylonas co-author opinion piece on the causes of the Greek financial crisis (November 20, 2011).

Professor Harris Mylonas discusses the Greek financial crisis (November 2011).

IERES Associate Directory Cory Welt is interviewed about what improved Turkish-Armenian relations would mean for Azerbaijan (November 4, 2011).

Professor Harris Mylonas co-writes article on Greece's legitimacy crisis (November 3, 2011).

Professor Harris Mylonas co-authors opinion piece on the economic crisis in Greece (November 2, 2011).

Professor Hope Harrison quoted in Washington Post article on the Berlin Wall (October 27, 2011).

Professor Sharon Wolchik co-authors the book Defeating Authoritarian Leaders in Postcommunist Countries (October 2011).

Professor Eliot Sorel co-authors piece on mental health and the United Nations (October 7, 2011).
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Professor Harris Mylonas co-authors article on third-party state-building (October 2011).
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Call for Applications: the 2012 Summer Institute on Conducting Archival Research P D F file icon (October 2011).

Call for Papers: the 10th Annual LSE-GWU-UCSB International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War P D F file icon (October 2011).

IERES Director Henry Hale publishes article on autocracy in Russia in Europe-Asia Studies (October 2011).

IERES Director Henry Hale authors article on ethnicity and politics in Nations and Nationalism (October 2011).

IERES Director Henry Hale publishes article on institutions and democratization in Eurasia in World Politics (October 2011).

Professor Frances Norwood receives the 2011 Margaret Mead Award for her book The Maintenance of Life: Preventing Social Death through Euthanasia Talk and End-of-Life Care – Lessons from The Netherlands (September 2011).

Incoming Visiting Scholar Marianne Birthler is awarded the Order of Merit, Verdienstorden, the highest honor of the city of Berlin (September 31, 2011).

IERES publishes fall issue of its newsletter, IERES Insight (September 2011).
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PONARS Eurasia Policy Conference Book now available (September 2011).
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IERES Director Henry Hale co-edits book on Russia in the 2000s (September 2011).
Click here for the book. [In Russian]

IERES Doctoral Student Fellow Charles Sullivan publishes article on the 1979 Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan (September 2011).
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Research Professor Marlene Laruelle writes breifing on the relationship between Central Asia and Afghanistan (August 2011).
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Professor Daina Eglitis is awarded an International Scholars Fellowship at the Open Society Institute (August 2011).

Professor Scheherazade Rehman discusses Eurozone on PBS Newshour (August 16, 2011).
Watch the video.

Professor Hope Harrison featured in piece about the Berlin Wall (August 13, 2011).
Read the article.

Professor Hope Harrison in New York Times article on the Berlin Wall (August 12, 2011).
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Professor Hope Harrison writes piece on the building of the Berlin Wall (August 2011).
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Professor Scheherazade Rehman disusses the UK riots and the European debt crisis on NPR (August 11, 2011).
Listen to the program.

Professor Hope Harrison interviewed for the 50th anniversary of the Berlin Wall (August 11, 2011).
Read the interview. [In German]

Professor Scheherazade Rehman interviewed about Washington's role in the economy (August 10, 2011).
Watch the interview.

Professor Scheherazade Rehman interviewed about the US credit rating and debt ceiling (August 8, 2011).
Watch the interview.

Professor Hope Harrison discusses the mental barriers that remain even after the fall of the Berlin Wall in The New York Times (August 8, 2011).
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Professor Scheherazade Rehman interviewed about the US stock market (August 7, 2011).
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Professor Scheherazade Rehman appears on "Channel 9 WUSA Bruce Johnson Talks Economy" (August 6, 2011).
Watch the interview.

Professor Scheherazade Rehman discusses the US' credit rating (August 5, 2011).
Watch the interview.

Professor Steven Pifer publishes opinion piece on democracy in Ukraine (July 28, 2011).
Read the article.

IERES Director Henry Hale writes opinion piece on Russia's party system (July 18, 2011) .
Read the article. [In English]
Read the article. [In Russian]

IERES Director Henry Hale interviewed about the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict (July 6, 2011).
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Professor Harris Mylonas writes about clashes between protestors and police in Greece (July 5, 2011).
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Professor Scheherazade Rehman discusses the Greek financial crisis (June 30, 2011).
Listen to the program.

Research Professor Marlene Laruelle publishes policy brief on EU-Russia relations and Asian security (June 22, 2011).
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Professor Harris Mylonas analyzes the cabinet reshuffle in Greece (June 17, 2011).
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Research Professor Marlene Laruelle writes commentary on Central Asian Islamism (June 2011).
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IERES Doctoral Student Fellow Charles Sullivan publishes article on the war in Afghanistan (June 2011).
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Professor Henry Farrell co-authors article on the Euro (May/June 2011).
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The 2013 WPA Regional Congress, focusing on facilitating mental health and primary care intergration in Southeast Europe and Eurasia, will be held in Bucharest.
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Associate Director Cory Welt, in Baku, comments on US-Azerbaijani relations and the Karabakh conflict for News.az (May 2, 2011).
Read the article.

Professor Sharon Wolchik receives summer research fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson Center for the project"From Belgrade to Egypt:  The Impact of Youth Activists in the Postcommunist World on the Middle East/North Africa."

Professor Merve Kavakci publishes opinion piece on Islamic dress in Europe (April 28, 2011).
Read the article.

IERES Doctoral Student Fellow Charles Sullivan publishes article on pipeline politics in post-Soviet countries (April 2011).
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IERES Assistant Director Robert Orttung co-authors op-ed in New York Times about media and revolutions (April 22, 2011).
Read the article.

Associate Director Cory Welt, visiting Baku, comments on US-Russia security cooperation for the Azerbaijani press agency APA (April 21, 2011).
Read the article.

IERES Doctoral Student Fellow Charles Sullivan publishes piece on revolutions (April 2011).
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Professor Harris Mylonas and Wilder Bullard publish op-ed on intervention in Libya (April 13, 2011).
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Professor Merve Kavakci-Islam discusses the burqa ban in France (April 13, 2011).
Listen to the program.

Professor Harris Mylonas co-authors op-ed on US austerity measures and foreign policy (April 1, 2011).
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The Mellon Foundation awards a 3-year, $285,000 grant to support a week-long summer institute for Ph.D. students on archival research and a Mellon Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in Cold War/Post-1945 International History (March 2011).

IERES Assistant Director Robert Orttung publishes article on the Russian gas industry (March 25, 2011).
Read the article [in German].

Article about IERES event featured on Eurasianet (March 23, 2011).
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Professor Hope Harrison's book on the building of the Berlin Wall is published in German (March 2011).

Paid internships available at the U.S.-Russia Business Council (March 2011).
Read the announcement.

The spring issue of the IERES newsletter is now available (March 2011).
Read the newsletter.

IERES Doctoral Student Fellow Lisel Hintz is awarded a Critical Language Scholarship to study Turkish in Bursa, Turkey (March 2011).

IERES Doctoral Student Fellow Charles Sullivan publishes piece on state failure and radical Islam in Central Asia (March 2011).
Read the article.

IERES Assistant Director Robert Orttung co-authors op-ed on revolutions and democracy (March 7, 2011).
Read the article.

Deadline for applications for the Summer Institute on Conducting Archival Research extended to March 10.
Click here for the application.

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt and co-author Samuel Charap publish report A More Proactive U.S. Approach to the Georgia Conflicts (February 2011).
Read the report.
Watch the presentation.

Report by IERES Associate Director Cory Welt and co-author Samuel Charap quoted on the North Caucasus in the New York Times (February 12, 2011).
Read the article.

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt is quoted in "Look Who's Doing the K Street Shuffle" (February 10, 2011).
Read the article.

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt and co-author Samuel Charap publish commentary for IISS Caucasus Security Insight on easing the crossing regime along the Akbhazian and South Ossetian conflict lines.
Read the commentary.

Professor Harris Mylonas and Wilder Bullard publish op-ed discussing the security implications of uprisings in the Middle East (February 8, 2011)
Read the article.

Call for Applications: IERES Postdoctoral Fellowships 2011-12 (January 2011)

IERES Doctoral Student Fellow Charles Sullivan publishes piece on insurgency in the North Caucasus (January 2011)
Read the article.

Call for applications: 2001-2012 Mellon Pre-doctoral Fellowship in Cold War/Post-1945 International History (January 2011)

Call for applications: 2011 Summer Institute for Conducting Archival Research (January 2011)

Call for applications: one-day workshop on conducting archival research in non-US archives (January 2011)

February 2011 issue of East European Politics & Societies features articles prepared for IERES workshop (January 2011).
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2010

IERES Visiting Scholar Francisco Javier Rodriguez Jimenez publishes book Antidoto Contra el Antiamericanismo? American Studies en Espana, 1945-1969

Professor Steven Pifer writes article on the New START treaty (December 2010).
Read the article.

Professor Harris Mylonas co-authors opinion piece on Kosovo (December 22, 2010).
Read the article.

PONARS Eurasia launches new website.
Go to the website.

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt co-writes piece on resolving the Georgia conflict (December 16, 2010).
Read the article.

Professor Steven Pifer writes article on the New START treaty (December 2010).
Read the article.

Dr. Lajos F. Szaszdi co-authors "What Russia's Stealth Fighter Developments Mean for America" (November 30, 2010).
Read the article.

Paid internships available at the U.S.-Russia Business Council.
Read the announcement.

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt writes on Georgia's new constitutional reforms (November 11, 2010).
Read the article.

Professor Merve Kavakci publishes Headscarf Politics in Turkey (October 2010).

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt co-authors "A New Approach to the Russia-Georgia Conflict" (October 18, 2010).
Read the article.

PONARS Eurasia Policy Conference Book now available (October 2010).
Click here.

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt is interviewed by Caucasus Times on regional political and security issues (October 14, 2010).
Read the interview [in Russian].

Call for Papers: 2011 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War

IERES affiliate Nikola Mirilovic publishes a book review in Comparative Political Studies (October 2010).
Read the review.

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt is quoted in "Tbilisi Pressing Washington to OK Defense Purchases," EurasiaNet, September 15, 2010.
Read the article.

Prof. Edward Chow co-writes report on Central Asian pipelines (September 2010).
Read the report.

IERES Visiting Scholar Ridvan Peshkopia publishes "A Ghost from the Future: The Postsocialist Myth of Capitalism and the Ideological Suspension of Postmodernity" in Theoria: A Journal of Political and Social Theory (September 2010).

Professor Harris Mylonas publishes "Assimilation and its Alternatives: Caveats in the Study of Nation-Building Policies" in Rethinking Violence: States and Non-State Actors in Conflict (August 2010).
Find the book.

PONARS Eurasia releases "Kyrgyzstan: Recovery and Reformation," Policy Perspectives (August 2010).
Read the memos.

Visiting Scholar Albert Schmidt writes about artifacts of industrial England in The Towpath, C&O Canal's newsletter.
Read the article.

IERES Director Henry Hale publishes article on the 2010 Ukrainian presidential elections in Journal of Democracy (July 2010) .
Read the article.

Professor Harris Mylonas co-writes an op-ed on stopping ethnic cleansing in Kyrgyzstan (June 23, 2010).
Read the article.

Professor Harris Mylonas discusses religion and politics in his presentation on "New Trends In the Data on on Religion and Democracy" (Pgs. 16, 18 and 19).
Read the report.

IERES affiliate Nikola Mirilovic writes an article on the links between migration and security in Comparative Politics.
Read the article.

Visiting Scholar Albert Schmidt writes about the canals of Milan in The Towpath, C&O Canal's newsletter.
Read the article.

Professor James Goldgeier discusses President Obama's relationship with British Prime Minister Cameron (May 13, 2010).
Read the article.

IERES Director Henry Hale cowrites article on the 2007-08 Russian election cycle and the resulting "tandemocracy" (March/April 2010).
Read the article.

Professor Harris Mylonas comments on Greek politics and the financial crisis (May 10, 2010).
Read the article.

Professor Scheherazade Rehman speaks about the Greek financial crisis on the Colbert Report (May 10, 2010).
Watch the video.

IERES Director Henry Hale participates in a panel discussion at the Woodrow Wilson Center (May 5, 2010).
Read the event summary.

Professor Peter Rollberg authors the first English reference guide devoted to Russian and Soviet cinema (April 2010).
Click here for more information.

Professor Scheherazade Rehman explains Greece's debt crisis and the global response on NPR's On Point (April 29, 2010).
Listen to the program.

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt comments on setbacks in the Turkish-Armenian reconciliation process (April 28, 2010).
Read the article.

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt comments on Ukraine's decision to extend the Black Sea Fleet's lease (April 26, 2010).
Read the article (in Russian).

Professor Edward Chow discusses Russia-Ukraine gas relations (April 22, 2010).
Read the article.

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt discusses the US-Georgian strategic partnership at the Woodrow Wilson Center (April 19, 2010).
Read the event summary.

Graduate Student Fellow Medlir Mema wins ACES-EU Center of Excellence Pre-PhD Dissertation Award to study the International Criminal Court (April 11, 2010).

Voice of America Web TV posts coverage of IERES' Academic Workshop "Ukraine's 2010 Presidential Elections: What We Learned" (April 7, 2010).
Watch the video.

Professor Harris Mylonas discusses the usefulness of a European Monetary Fund (April 4, 2010).
Read the article.

IERES Director Henry Hale discusses the role of Azerbaijan (March 23, 2010).
Read the interview.

IERES Associate Director Cory Welt comments on Georgia's new strategy of engagement with Abkhazia and South Ossetia for EurasiaNet (March 18, 2010).
Read the article.

IERES announces 2010-2011 post-doctoral fellowships.
Click here for more information.

Professor Harris Mylonas co-authors op-ed "Greece's crisis, Germany's gain" (March 15, 2010)
Read the article.

IERES Visiting Scholar Ingrid Lundestad publishes op-ed "Will the US become more active in the Arctic?" (March 12, 2010).
Read the article.

Professor Henry Farrell explains how people's trust for the government and the economy relate in the Alaska Star (March 11, 2010).
Read the article.

Professor Hope Harrison discusses her research of the Berlin Wall and professional experience at the White House in German on Deutschlandfunk (January 31, 2010).
Listen to the interview.

2009 and before

IERES Director Henry Hale outlines Eurasian polities as hybrid regimes and Russian political development under Putin, in the Journal of Eurasian Studies (December 2009).
Read the article.

Professor Rollberg discusses the Pushkin statue at GW in an interview by the State Department (October 16, 2009).
Read the interview.

Article about Elliott School alumna featured in GW Today.
Read the article.
Call for Applications: Mellon Pre-doctoral Fellowship in Contemporary History.
Posted on 10/30/2009

CALL FOR PAPERS - 2010 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War
Posted on 10/01/2009

Professor Henry Hale becomes new Institute Director and MA program director in EES
Posted on 09/01/2009

Greg Domber, who worked with Professor Hope M. Harrison in the GW Cold War history group, has been awarded the 2009 Unterberger Prize for Best Dissertation on U.S. Foreign Policy
Posted on 06/01/2009

Professor Hope M. Harrison Wins a Fulbright Award to Study the History of the Berlin Wall 20 Years After Its Fall
Posted on 04/06/2009

New Course - IAFF 318 - Contemporary Ukrainian Foreign Policy with Ambassador Steven Pifer
Posted on 03/15/2009

Around the Political World in 80 Minutes - What Germans Think and Americans Want to Know
Posted on 03/02/2009

Call for Papers - 2009 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War
Posted on 12/17/2008

Call for Applications - SICAR and Mellon Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Posted on 12/17/2008

In Memoriam
Posted on 12/02/2008

Vladislav Zubok, Visiting Scholar at IERES, received the 2008 Marshall Shulman Book Prize
Posted on 11/08/2008

Democracy and Freedom as Fundamental Human Rights
Posted on 11/05/2008

Fateful Eights in Czech History Conference - October 23-24
Posted on 10/14/2008

Professor Hope M. Harrison speaking at the Institute for Peace on Sept. 26
Posted on 09/22/2008

Student members of the GW Cold War Group to Present at Historians Conference
Posted on 09/15/2008

 

 

 

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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.

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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