March 13, 2015


Student Resources
March 09, 2015

Boston Prep--China

Student Resources
March 06, 2015


Student Resources
March 06, 2015

Columbia Prep--Ukraine

Student Resources
March 06, 2015


Student Resources
March 06, 2015


Student Resources
March 06, 2015

Packer Collegiate--Ukraine

Student Resources
March 06, 2015

Columbia Prep--Kazakhstan

Student Resources
March 06, 2015

Columbia Prep--Estonia

Student Resources
March 05, 2015

Masha Gessen


Masha Gessen speaks to the EPIIC class.

March 03, 2015

2015 EPIIC Russia Symposium: Suzanne Massie [Audio]


Thursday, February 26
Keynotes on Russia and Identity, 7:00pm
ASEAN Auditorium, Cabot Intercultural Center

• Suzanne Massie, Author; Trust but Verify: Reagan, Russia, and Me
Dr. Jean Mayer Global Citizenship Award presented by Joel Wasserman, EPIIC 2015 Colloquium Member

March 01, 2015

EPIIC Symposium 2015: Security Strategy: Military Reform and Nuclear Capability


Lt. Gen Arlen Jameson (USAF, ret.), Former Deputy Commander in Chief, U.S. Strategic Command; Vice Chairman, Air Force Academy Board of Visitors

Michael Kofman, Russia/Eurasia Security and Defense Public Policy Scholar, Kennan Institute, Wilson Center, Adviser for military to military engagements for senior officers at National Defense University

Brigadier General Kevin Ryan (U.S. Army retired), Director, Defense and Intelligence Projects at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs 

Svetlana Savranskaya, Director, Cooperative Projects with Russia and Editor, Russian and East Bloc Archival Documents Database, National Security Archive 

Major General Pavel Zolotarev (Russian Armed Forces, ret.), Deputy Director, Institute of U.S. and Canadian Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences 

Dr. Jean Mayer Global Citizenship Award presented by Minkyung Kim, EPIIC 2015 Colloquium Member 

Moderated by Joshua Golding, EPIIC 2015 Colloquium Member 

• Alumni Award Presentation: James Hershberg (EPIIC’88), Associate Professor of History and International 

Affairs, Elliot School of International Affairs, The George Washington University

March 01, 2015

EPIIC Symposium 2015: Beyond the Barrel: The Russian Economy


Begins at 2:43:02

• Ari Axelrod, Senior Fellow, Council on Emerging Market Enterprises, The Fletcher School, Tufts University; Partner, Banyan Family Business Advisors

• Maxim Bratersky, Professor, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Moscow

• Birgit Hansl, Lead Economist for the Russian Federation and Country Sector Coordinator in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network in the Europe and Central Asia Region, World Bank

• Matthew Murray, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa for the International Trade 

Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce 

Dr. Jean Mayer Global Citizenship Award presented by Atanas Grozdev, EPIIC 2015 Colloquium Member

• Stephan Vitvitsky (EPIIC’06), International Economist, Office of Europe and Eurasia, US Department of Treasury 

Moderated by Maxim Kondratenko, EPIIC 2015 Colloquium Member

March 01, 2015

EPIIC Symposium 2015: Ruling Russia: Governance in the 21st Century


Begins at 29:31

Ilya Ponomarev, Member of Russian Parliament, State Duma; Chairman of Innovation and Venture Capital Subcommittee, Economic Policy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Committee; one of the leaders of the left flank of Russian politics

Thomas F. Remington, Goodrich C. White Professor of Political Science, Emory University; Author, Presidential Decrees in Russia: A Comparative Perspective and The Politics of Inequality in Russia

Stanislav Stanskikh, Russian constitutional expert; Civil Rights Activist; Moderator, Strasbourg Democratic Russian-Ukrainian Dialogue

Student Presentation: Grigory Khakimov, EPIIC Colloquium Member; Junior, majoring in International Relations with a thematic concentration on Europe and the Former Soviet Union; Former Member, Russian Democratic Party Yabloko 

Moderated by Vance Matthews, EPIIC 2015 Colloquium Member

February 27, 2015

EPIIC Symposium 2015: The New Cold War? Russia-US Relations


Begins at 2:35:20

Oksana Boyko, Host, Worlds Apart, RT TV; former Political and Foreign Correspondent

Matthew Rojansky, Director, Kennan Institute, Wilson Center; former Deputy Director of the Russia and Eurasia 

Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 

Feodor Voitolovsky, Deputy Director, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of 

Sciences (IMEMO RAN)

Andrew S. Weiss, Vice President for Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Amb Jack Matlock, U.S. Ambassador to Moscow (1987-91) 

Robert Legvold, Marshall D. Shulman Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, Columbia University 

Dmitri Trenin, Director, Carnegie Moscow Center; former Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Europe, Moscow; served in the Russian Armed Forces, 1972-93