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Kennan Institute Announces This Year's Robert H. Baraz Memorial Intern

Jul 28, 2006
The Kennan Institute has selected Stergos Kaloudis as the 2006-07 Robert H. Baraz Memorial Research Intern.

The Kennan Institute, the Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights, and the New Eurasia Foundation Hosted a Forum on National Security and Human Rights in Moscow

Jun 30, 2006
The Kennan Institute, the Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights, and the New Eurasia Foundation held a closed roundtable discussion on National Security and Human Rights in Moscow, Russia, on June 29, 2006, on the eve of the G8 Summit in Saint Petersburg. This forum brought together more than twenty leading experts from G8 countries, including members of academia, law, public policy, government, nongovernmental organizations, civil society, human rights advocacy, and journalism.

Discovering Russia: Tobolsk Released by Tri Kvadrata Publishers

Jun 15, 2006
Tobolsk: Architectural Heritage in Photographs has recently been published by the "Tri Kvadrata" publishers in Moscow with the support of the Kennan Institute.

Kennan Institute, Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights, and the New Eurasia Founcation to Host a Forum on National Security and Human Rights in Moscow

Jun 12, 2006
The Kennan Institute, the Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights, and the New Eurasia Foundation will host a closed roundtable discussion on National Security and Human Rights in Moscow, Russia, on June 29, 2006, on the eve of the G8 Summit in Saint Petersburg. This conference will bring together more than twenty leading experts from G8 countries, including members of academia, law, public policy, government, nongovernmental organizations, civil society, human rights advocacy, and journalism.

Title VIII Prize for Policy Papers

May 19, 2006
The Title VIII Prize, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Title VIII Program, is awarded annually by the AAASS for two distinguished policy papers by graduate students or recent MA/MS/PhD grads, one on Southeast European Affairs and one on Eurasian Affairs in any policy relevant discipline. Deadline: June 30, 2006

The Tragedy of Ukraine's Nuclear Cities

Apr 03, 2006
Although the Chernobyl plant closed down, numerous other nuclear cities still exist in Ukraine, including Enerhodar, where Renata Kosc-Harmatiy has conducted research. And it's not without its problems.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Public Health, Social Welfare Systems and HIV/AIDS in Eurasia"

Mar 03, 2006
Deadline: March 22, 2006THE EURASIA PROGRAM of the Social Science Research Council invites applications for the first annual Training Seminar for Policy Research, "Public Health, Social Welfare Systems, and HIV/AIDS in Eurasia." The seminar will be held June 6-9, 2006, at the SSRC offices in New York City and the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC. Advanced graduate students and junior faculty in the social sciences, humanities and other relevant disciplines who are working on health-related and/or other relevant topics with respect to Eurasia are encouraged to apply.

Discovering Russia: Irkutsk Released by Tri Kvadrata Publishers

Feb 15, 2006
Irkutsk: Architectural Heritage in Photographs has recently been published by the "Tri Kvadrata" publishers in Moscow with the support of the Kennan Institute.

Solovyovo: The Story of Memory in a Russian Village

Jan 27, 2006
Woodrow Wilson Center Press has published a new book, Solovyovo: The Story of Memory in a Russian Village by Margaret Paxson, senior associate of the Wilson Center's Kennan Institute.

REVISED Call For Papers: Civil Society and Democracy in Ukraine

Dec 20, 2005
The Kennan Institute is pleased to announce that the research workshop on "Democracy and Civil Society in Ukraine" is now open to participants from outside of the United States. The application deadline has been extended to January 30, 2005.

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