The Harriman Institute held a two-day conference bringing together young scholars from the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) and several U.S. Ph.D. students. It was organized by the Harriman Institute's Program on U.S.-Russian Relations in partnership with the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Support for this event was provided by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
January 23, Tuesday
10:00 am – Registration of participants, welcome coffee
10:30 am – 12:30 am Part 1 On the Top of the Crisis
10:30 am – Panel Discussion 1
Sergey Kislitsyn, Center for North American Studies, IMEMO
Shant Fabricatorian, Department of Communications, Columbia University. Contemporary Representations of China and Russia in American Media: Pushing past stereotypes.
Anastasia Nevskaya, Center for European Studies, IMEMO
11:35 am – Panel Discussion 2
Kaspar Pucek, Department of History, Princeton University
Sergei Rastoltsev, Center for International Security
12:30 pm – Lunch
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Part II Room for Maneuver
1:30 pm – Panel Discussion 1
Alexandra Borisova, Center for North American Studies, IMEMO
Hanzhang Liu, Department of Political Science, Columbia University
2:15 pm – Panel Discussion 2
Sergey Ignatev, Center for Asia Pacific Studies, IMEMO
Justin Canfil, Department of Political Science, Columbia University
Natalie Shapiro, Center for International Security, IMEMO
3:20 pm - Coffee break
3:35 pm – Panel Discussion 3
Jenna Russo, Department of Political Science, CUNY Graduate Center
Aleksey Davydov, Center for North American Studies, IMEMO
4:25 pm – Panel Discussion 4
Harlan Chambers, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University
Ekaterina Lobastova, Center for North American Studies, IMEMO
5:15pm – Conclusions
6:00 pm – Dinner
January 24, Wednesday
10:00 am – Welcome coffee
10:20 am – 10:50 am Alexander Dynkin, IMEMO
IMEMO Global Forecasting Experience.
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Analyzing the Current Crisis in Russian-American Relations
Alexander Cooley, Harriman Institute, Columbia University
The Emerging Politics of “Russiagate’: Implications for US-Russia Relations and US Domestic Politics.
Dmitry Suslov, Higher School of Economics
US-Russia Relations: Systemic and Domestic Factors.
Irina Semenenko, IMEMO
National Identity and Identity Politics: The Russian Agenda.
Vladimir Baranovsky, IMEMO
The Russian Foreign Policy: In Face of the Global Challenges.
12:30 pm – Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:50 pm US-Russia-China: Searching for the Cooperation
Sergey Lukonin, Center for Asia Pacific Studies, IMEMO
Russia and China: the difficulties of the cooperation.
Pavel Gudev, Department of International Politics, IMEMO
On The Brink of the Conflict: China-US Antagonisms in the Freedom of Navigation
Sergey Oznobishchev, Center for International Security, IMEMO
The US-Russia-China Security Triangle: Arms Control Issues.
Feodor Voytolovsky, IMEMO
The US, China and Russia in the Emerging Asia-Pacific Security Architecture.
Pavel Sharikov, Institute for USA and Canada Studies
Russian and American Approaches to cybersecurity.
Alexander Fedorovsky, Center for Asia Pacific Studies, IMEMO
Korean Peninsula Conflict Resolution: Challenges and Possibilities.
3:50 pm Coffee break