Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia (MSSR) 2021 is live now.
For more information go to the MSSR 2021 page.
The Monterey Initiative in Russian Studies (MIR) promotes a nuanced and clear-eyed understanding of contemporary Russia and U.S.-Russia relations.
The Ambassadorial Series is a compilation of conversations with U.S. ambassadors to the Soviet Union and, after its dissolution, to the Russian Federation.
The Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia (MSSR) is a seven-week, interdisciplinary summer program
based in Monterey, CA.
This project illuminates archival sources and disseminates information about collections that are available for the use of students and young experts in the field.
Geopolitics on the Move is a podcast series hosted by Fyodor Lukyanov and Sean Guillory.
The Monterey Initiative on Russian Studies (MIR) invites renowned academics, diplomats, analysts and journalists from all over the world to speak to students at MIIS.
MIR sponsors student research and internships in Russia.
MIR students translate weekly public opinion polls conducted by the Levada Center, a leading independent research organization in Russia.
Students at MIIS and MGIMO hold a series of virtual roundtable discussions over the year to share Russian and American perspectives on key issues.
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MIR is located at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey in Monterey, CA.