Occasional Series | Friday, April 6th, 2018 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Co-Sponsored Event | Friday, April 6th, 2018 | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Conference | Saturday, April 7th, 2018 | 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Henry Hale, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University, Co-Director of the Program on New Approaches to Research and Security in Eurasia (PONARS Eurasia)
Yoshiko M. Herrera, Professor of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Director of UW-Madison Partnership with Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan
Kimberly Marten, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, Director of the Program on U.S.-Russia Relations at Columbia’s Harriman Institute
Graeme Robertson, Professor of Political Science, UNC Chapel Hill
Will Putin actually become a "lame duck" in the conventional sense of term-limited presidents? If so, when? If not, why? What does this hold for policy - both foreign and domestic - in the coming years? And what does it mean for Russian politics in Putin's "last term"? If Putin really is going to be stepping aside, then what comes next?
Michael McFaul, Professor of Political Science, Director and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Former U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation
Stephen F. Cohen, Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and Politics at New York University and Princeton University
U.S.-Russia relations are at their worst since the Soviet era. How did relations between the Untied States and Russia deteriorate to this point and who is to blame?