European Studies Council: “Russia and Asia in the 20th & 21st Centuries Conference.”

Event time: 
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 11:30am
Henry R. Luce Hall, Room 101 (Auditorium) See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06520
Event description: 

The European Studies Council presents a two day conference. 

“Russia and Asia in the 20th & 21st Centuries Conference.” 

This two day conference will address the main issues in Russian and Asian history and politics from the 1920s on, with an emphasis on the Cold War era and recent developments. Faculty Hosts: Paul Bushkovitch (Yale University), David Engerman (Yale University), and Thomas Graham (Yale University).

11:30 am — Coffee in Luce Common Room

12:00 pm — Keynote Address, Odd Arne Westad (Yale University)

12:30 — Panel IV: The USSR and China

Chair/Discussant: Valerie Hansen (Yale University). 

  • Xiaoyuan Liu (University of Virginia)
  • Sergey Radchenko (Cardiff University, UK)
  • Elizabeth McGuire (California State University, East Bay)

2:00 pm — Lunch in Luce Common Room

3:00 pm — Roundtable: Russia and Asia Today

Chair: Thomas Graham (Yale University)

  • Jeanne Wilson (Wheaton College)
  • Ivan Safranchuk (MGIMO University, Russia; Yale University)
  • Dmitri Trenin (Carnegie Moscow Center, Russia)
  • Mark N. Katz (George Mason University)
Open to: 
General Public