EVENT REMINDER – PONARS Eurasia Policy Conference – September 23-24, 2013 (RSVP by Thursday September 19)

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Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2013
From: PONARS Eurasia / IERES <ieresgwu@gwu.edu>
Subject: REMINDER – PONARS Eurasia Policy Conference – September 23-24, 2013

IERES – The Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies

We are pleased to invite you to the annual
PONARS Eurasia Policy Conference

September 23-24, 2013
GW Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street NW
Washington DC

Click Here to RSVP:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1xjRrGRwiyvhf_jCenLsiFBcJiGusjAy3rH51hwCEM1k/viewform#start=invite
(Please RSVP by Thursday, September 19)
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Day 1                   Monday, September 23, 2013
8:45 am                Registration, 7th Floor

9:15 am                Opening Remarks

9:30-11:15 am
MAKING SENSE OF PUTIN 2.0
Kimberly Marten, Nikolay Petrov, James Richter, Brian Taylor

11:30-1:00 pm
RUSSIAN PROTESTS: MOTIVATIONS AND MECHANISMS
Mikhail Alexseev, Theodore Gerber, Mark Kramer

1:45-3:30 pm
RUSSIAN OFFICIALDOM FROM BELOW (Panel A)
Elise Giuliano, Serghei Golunov, Paul Goode
CAN RUSSIA BE THE WEST’S PARTNER? (Panel B)
Arkady Moshes, Yulia Nikitina, Polina Sinovets, Mikhail Troitskiy

3:45-5:30 pm
SOCHI 2014: THE POLITICS OF RUSSIA’S WINTER OLYMPICS
(Panel A) Andrey Makarychev, Sergey Markedonov, Robert W. Orttung, Sufian Zhemukhov

BETWEEN EUROPE AND RUSSIA: WINDS OF CHANGE?
(Panel B) Volodymyr Dubovyk, Kornely Kakachia, Sergey Minasyan, Oleksandr Sushko

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Day 2                   Tuesday, September 24, 2013
9 am                     Registration, 6th Floor

9:30-11:00 am
RUSSIA: ENERGY SUPERPOWER NO MORE?
Pavel K. Baev, Andrew Barnes, Adam Stulberg

11:15-1:15 pm
CENTRAL ASIA AFTER 2014: A NEW AGENDA
Dmitry Gorenburg, Marlene Laruelle, Eric McGlinchey, Sebastien Peyrouse, Scott Radnitz

Conference Website Page: http://www.ponarseurasia.org/article/ponars-eurasia-annual-conference-2013

PONARS Eurasia is an international network of academics that advances new policy approaches to research and security in Russia and Eurasia. PONARS Eurasia is based at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES) at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs. The program is generously supported by the International Program of Carnegie Corporation of New York and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

www.ponarseurasia.org   www.ieres.org