To celebrate the 40 th anniversary of the French Institute for International Relations (IFRI), ranked 2nd most influential institute in the world according to the 13th edition of the  Global Go To Think Tank Index Report, GW’s Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES), in partnership with PONARS Eurasia, is organizing:
A French-American Dialogue
on Russia and Eurasia
Introduction by Thomas Gomart, Head of the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI)

Panel 1. Russia and the Transatlantic Relation
With Georges Beebe , Vice President and Director of Studies, Center for the National Interest, CFTNI; Corentin Brustlein , Research Fellow, Director of the Security Studies Center, IFRI; Erwan Lagadec , Associate Research Professor, GWU; chaired by Benjamin Haddad , Director, Future Europe Initiative, Atlantic Council.  

Panel 2. Moscow, a Strategic Competitor?
With Julien Nocetti , Associate Research Fellow, IFRI; Michael Kofman , Senior Research Scientist , Center for Naval Analysis, CNA ; Maxime Audinet , Research Fellow, IFRI; chaired by Matthew Rojansky , Director, Kennan Institute.

Panel 3. The Former Soviet Space, What For?
With Emmanuel Dreyfus, Fellow, Kennan Institute- Wilson Center, Scholar at Paris II; Jeff Mankoff, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow , Center for Strategic and International Studies, CSIS.

Panel 4. Domestic Challenges to the Russian Regime
With Tatiana Jean , Head of Russia/NIS Center, IFRI; David Szakonyi , Assistant Professor, GWU ; Marlene Laruelle , Director of IERES, Georges Washington University, GWU), Senior Research Fellow at Russia/NIS Center, IFRI.

November 6, 2019
9:00 am - 5:15 pm
Lindner Commons, Room 602
Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E St NW

Please RSVP below.
A more detailed program to follow shortly.
The Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES)
Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University
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