Conference. Conflict & Cooperation in U.S.-Russia Security Relations

Friday, March 23, 2018
9:45am - 5:00pm
Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, 3rd floor Pulitzer Hall (Graduate School of Journalism, 2950 Broadway at 116th St. - Enter through campus)

Please join the Program on U.S.-Russia Relations at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a one-day conference on conflict and cooperation in U.S.-Russia security relations.

Specialists from Russia, the U.S., and Europe will come together to discuss whether there is any hope for U.S.-Russian cooperation on a variety of key security issues, or whether we are doomed to dangerous conflict. Special attention will be paid to nuclear and strategic issues, and to cyber and intelligence issues.

Panel One: Nuclear and Strategic Issues

Moderator: Robert Jervis, Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Affairs, Columbia University

Matthew Kroenig, Associate Professor in the Department of Government and the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Olga Oliker, Senior Adviser and Director of the Russia and Eurasia Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Pavel Podvig, Director of the Russian Nuclear Forces Project

Lunch Break
Panel Two: Intelligence and Cyber Issues

Moderator: Justin Key Canfil, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Political Science, Columbia University.

Oleg Demidov, Director, International Information Security and Global Internet Governance Program, Moscow PIR Center

Erica Borghard, International Affairs Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Peter Clement, Adjunct Professor and Adjunct Senior Research Scholar, Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University

Keir Giles, Senior Consulting Fellow of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), and Director of the Conflict Studies Research Center

Panel Three: Looking Ahead: Is US-Russia Cooperation Possible?

Moderator: Alexander Cooley,  Claire Tow Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, and Director, Harriman Institute, Columbia University

Sergey Rogov, Director of the Institute of U.S. and Canadian Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor-in-Chief of Russia in Global Affairs, and Chairman of the Presidium of the Russian Council on Foreign and Defense Policy

Kimberly Marten, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, and Director of the Program on U.S.-Russia Relations, Harriman Institute, Columbia University


Featured image: 'Meeting with US President Donald Trump' from the official website of the President of Russia, Published July 7, 2017.