Russia and Eurasia News
Nov 09, 2011
After 18 years of ambivalence, delays, and false starts, Russia and Georgia have reached an agreement that paves the way for Russian membership in the World Trade Organization. The Wilson Center's William Pomeranz on the implications of Russia's entry into the global trade group.
Oct 28, 2011
On October 24, 2011, Kyunghyang Shinmun, a South Korean newspaper, featured a report on the publication of The Rise and Fall of Détente on the Korean Peninsula, 1970-1974, the newest addition to the History and Public Policy Critical Oral History Conference Series.
Oct 28, 2011
Harrison discussed the 50th anniversary of the American/Soviet showdown at Checkpoint Charlie—an incident that some feared would trigger nuclear war.
Deputy Director William Pomeranz to Speak at School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University
Sep 27, 2011
The Russia-Eurasia Forum of the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, is hosting Kennan Institute Deputy Director William Pomeranz for a presentation titled "Commercial Codes and Kangaroo Courts: The Contradictions of Russian Legal Reform."
Sep 26, 2011
The Cold War in East Asia: 1945-1991 by Tsuyoshi Hasegawa is reviewed in Frontline by A.G. Noorani.
Sep 23, 2011
Radio Free Europe began regular broadcasts from Munich sixty years ago with a news program by its Czechoslovak department. To mark this anniversary, the Collegium Carolinum, together with the Czech Centre, and the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes held the conference "Voices of Freedom – Western Interference? 60 Years of Radio Free Europe in Munich and Prague."
Sep 21, 2011
Kennan Institute Director Blair Ruble delivered a major speech on urban diversity in an era of large-scale migration in Yekaterinburg (September 12) and Moscow (September 19). The Moscow speech was delivered at a conference cosponsored by the Kennan Institute and the Gorbachev Foundation.
Kennan Institute Director Blair Ruble Awarded Public Scholar in the Humanities Award by the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C.
May 20, 2011
Kennan Institute Director Blair Ruble was awarded the Public Scholar in the Humanities Award by the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C. for his book Washington's U Street: A Biography.
May 02, 2011
The workshop Interkit aims to shed new light on the mechanisms of cooperation and conflicts within the socialist world, and to answer the question: how differences in political and cultural traditions and geopolitical locations interacted under the influence of the Soviet Union.
New From the CWIHP Working Paper Series: The Interkit Story: A Window into the Final Decades of the Sino-Soviet Relationship by James Hershberg, Sergey Radchenko, Péter Vámos, and David Wolff.
Apr 11, 2011
CWIHP is pleased to announce the publication of the latest addition to the CWIHP Working Papers Series, Working Paper #63: The Interkit Story: A Window into the Final Decades of the Sino-Soviet Relationship by James Hershberg, Sergey Radchenko, Péter Vámos, and David Wolff.