The New York Russia Public Policy Series will host monthly seminars in the New York area that bring together scholars, policymakers, experts, students, and the public to discuss contemporary policy topics of importance to the U.S.-Russia relationship. This series is part of the Russian Studies and Policy program supported by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Please check back later this year for our fall semester programming.
U.S. Politics in the Age of Trump: Implications for Foreign Policy and U.S.-Russia Relations, April 25-27, 2018
The New U.S.-Russian Cold War—Who is to Blame? with Stephen F. Cohen, Michael McFaul, Alexander Cooley, and Joshua Tucker, May 9, 2018.
Workshop. Political Exiles, Transnational Repression and Global Authoritarianism in Eurasia and Beyond, May 7, 2018
Putin's Last Term? with Henry Hale, Yoshiko Herrera, Kimberly Marten, Graeme Robertson, Alexander Cooley, and Joshua Tucker, April 12, 2018.
Russia's Pivot to Asia: Relations with China, Japan, the Korean Peninsula, and ASEAN with Dr. Anna Kireeva, April 10, 2018.
Harriman Institute Workshop on State-Society Relations in Russia (by invitation only) with Dr. Natalia Forrat (University of Notre Dame), Dr. Virginie Lasnier (University of Montreal), Dr. Meagan Todd (Indiana University, Bloomington), Alexis Lerner (PhD Candidate, University of Toronto), Elizabeth Plantan (PhD Candidate, Cornell University) and Egor Lazarev (PhD Candidate, Columbia University). Event organized by Dr. Yana Gorokhovskaia (Postdoctoral Fellow, Harriman Institute), February 23, 2018.
Conference. Criminal Governance in Comparative Perspective, February 16-17, 2018.
A Conversation with Russian Presidential Candidate Ksenia Sobchak moderated by Professor Timothy Frye, February 8, 2018.
Russia Hosts the World Cup: Sports, Spectacle and Politics in 2018 with Jane Buchanan, Natalie Koch, Gabriele Marcotti, Alexander Cooley, and Joshua Tucker, February 1, 2018.
Book Talk. The Art of Sanctions: A View from the Field, by Richard Nephew with discussant Daniel Fried, January 30, 2018.
Conference. U.S.-Russia-China: The Strategic Triangle and Its Impact on the International Order, January 23 - 24, 2018.
When Are Journalists Foreign Agents? with Chris Hedges, Trevor Timm, Jeffrey Trimble, and Steve Coll, January 23, 2018.
Conference. Regional Perspectives on Migration and Refugees with keynote speaker Michael Doyle, January 18-19, 2018.
Reform of the Russian Legal System: A panel discussion with Susan Carle, Gayane Davidyan, Thomas McDonald and Delphine Nougayrède (Event by invitation only, moderated by Alexander Cooley), December 11, 2017.
Russia and the Changing Ideas Industry: Addressing the Decline of Regional Expertise in Academia and the Policy World with Daniel Drezner, Stephen Sestanovich, Alexandra Vacroux, Alexander Cooley and Joshua Tucker, November 30, 2017.
Democracy in Russia? Think Local. with Yana Gorokhovskaia, November 28, 2017.
Courting Gender Justice: Gender Discrimination Cases in Russia and at the European Court of Human Rights with Lisa Sundstrom, November 13, 2017.
Russia and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election: What Happened, What Do We Know, and What Are We Going to Find Out? with Timothy Frye, Seva Gunitsky, Julia Ioffe, and Joshua Tucker, October 23, 2017
Back to the Future in Afghanistan? Prospects for U.S.-Russia Cooperation in a Time of Regional Uncertainty with Barnett Rubin, Ekaterina Stepanova, Dipali Mukhopadyay, Alexander Cooley and Joshua Tucker, October 19, 2017
Kompromat: What It Is, and What It Means for U.S.-Russia Relations with Keith Darden, Miriam Elder, Katy Pearce, Alexander Cooley, and Joshua Tucker, April 27, 2017
Learning While Serving: Reflections on Five Years Working International Development and Diplomacy in the Obama Administration with Dr. Sarah Mendelson (moderated by Alexander Cooley), May 3, 2017
Where Are We and What Next? The Impact and the Future of U.S. and EU Ukraine Sanctions with Louis Skyner, April 13, 2017
Russia, the U.S. and the World: A Next Generation Policy Conference, March 31, 2017
The Kremlin Turns Ideological with Masha Lipman (moderated by Yana Gorokhovskaia), March 20, 2017
Inaugural Columbia-NYU New York Russia Public Policy Seminar: "The Reset Trap?" with Stephen Kotkin, Daniel Nexon, Yuval Weber, Alexander Cooley and Joshua Tucker, March 9, 2017
Everyone Loses: The Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest for Post-Soviet Eurasia with Samuel Charap (Book Talk), February 15, 2017
Subnational Protests in Russia Post-2012: Identifying Patterns of Street Contention in the Five Years Since Russia’s Winter of Protest with Katerina Tertytchnaya and Yana Gorokhovskaia (moderated by Elise Giuliano), February 7, 2017
Russia in Global Affairs with Dmitry Suslov, Andrei Skriba, Alexander Lukin, Mark Entin and Maksim Bratersky (moderated by Alexander Cooley), January 19, 2017
Revisiting the Axis of Convenience with Bobo Lo, November 16, 2016