Feb 10, 2021, 12:00 pm1:00 pm
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Event Description

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) will host a public panel on the Biden administration's strategy for US-Russia relations and the challenges and opportunities presented in a changing global environment on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, from 12:00 - 1:00 pm EST. The panel is open to the public and co-sponsored by the European Union Program, the Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, and the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute

Panelists include Mark Beissinger, Henry W. Putnam Professor of Politics at Princeton University and Dr. Angela Stent, Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies at Georgetown University. Moderated by Andrew Moravcsik, Director of LISD and Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University.

Mark Beissinger is the Henry W. Putnam Professor of Politics at Princeton University.  Beissinger’s area of study is the former Soviet Union, with a focus on social movements, revolutions, nationalism, state-building, and imperialism.  In addition to numerous articles and book chapters, Beissinger is author or editor of five books, including most recently (with Stephen Kotkin) Historical Legacies of Communism in Russia and Eastern Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2014). His book Nationalist Mobilization and the Collapse of the Soviet State (Cambridge University Press, 2002) won multiple awards.  His latest book The Revolutionary City:  Urbanization and the Global Transformation of Rebellion will be published by Princeton University Press in early 2022.

Dr. Angela Stent directs the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies at Georgetown University and is a senior non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institution. She has also served in the State Department’s Office of Policy Planning and as National Intelligence Officer for Russia and Eurasia at the National Intelligence Council.  She is the author of several books on Russian foreign policy, the last two being The Limits of Partnership: U.S-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century (2015) and Putin’s World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest (2020).