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Symposium: 'Politics in Russia and Eurasia in Turbulent Times'

Event Details

April 8, 2017
10:30 am-5:00 pm

Herter Hall

Room: 601

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Lauren McCarthy
The Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies Program presents the inaugural Five College Symposium on "Politics in Russia and Eurasia in Turbulent Times."

This timely symposium showcases student research on issues pertaining to Russian and/or Eurasian politics. The symposium will also feature a keynote presentation by political science professors Peter Rutland (Wesleyan) and Valerie Sperling (Clark) on the theme of “US-Russian Relations in the Trump Era.”

Symposium Schedule:
10:30 a.m. Breakfast
11 a.m. Keynote presentation “US-Russian Relations in the Trump Era” by Peter Rutland (Wesleyan) and Valerie Sperling (Clark)
12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30-4:30 p.m. Student Panels
4:30-5 p.m. Coffee/Tea Reception

Location: Herter 601, UMass Amherst

The symposium is sponsored by Five Colleges, Inc. and is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact assistant professor Lauren McCarthy at