Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia
The Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia (MSSR) is a seven-week, interdisciplinary summer program
based in Monterey, CA. It brings together a small, select group of young experts on Russia and Eurasia,
young diplomats and graduate students with advanced Russian language skills.
In addition to honing professional skills in workshops on podcasting, TV presentations,
and negotiations bootcamp, participants learn from leading experts, network and
explore alternative strategies for conducting a more pragmatic and constructive