The Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia

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Monday June 19, 2017  
8:00 AM 2017 MSSR Fellows Gather in the lobby of Casa Munras Garden Hotel; Proceed to the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
9:00-9:10 AM Anna Vassilieva Introduction by Director of the Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies
9:15 AM - 12:15 PM Siegfried Hecker North Korea and Iran: Nuclear Dangers and Nuclear Lessons
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch Buffet In the Samson Reading Room hosted by the Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies
1:30-3:30 PM Jack Matlock Keynote Address: “Does Russia Matter?”
Tuesday June 20, 2017  
9:00-11:50 PM Siegfried Hecker U.S. – Russia Nuclear Relations: From Confrontation to Cooperation and Back to Confrontation
12:00-1:00 PM   Lunch
1:00-2:15 PM William Potter US-Soviet Cooperation for Nonproliferation: Lessons for Today
2:25-4:00 PM Jack Matlock Informal discussion with MSSR Fellows
6:00-8:00 PM Bruce Allyn and
Cynthia Lazaroff
Applying Negotiation Methods and Tools in U.S.-Russian Relations Today
Wednesday June 21, 2017  
9:00-10:50 AM Bruce Allyn and
Cynthia Lazaroff
Negotiation and Mediation Lessons from the Cuban Missile Crisis Retrospective 1987-1992
11:00 AM - 12:50 PM Andrei Tsygankov История и теория в отношениях Россия-Запад
1:00-1:50 PM   Lunch
2:00-3:50 PM Natalia Sevagina Old Russian Art: Architecture and Painting in the 11th-14th Centuries (from the Early Christian Period to the Battle of Kulikovo)
Thursday June 22, 2017  
9:00-10:50 AM Andrei Tsygankov Российская идентичность и внешняя политика
11:00 AM - 12:50 PM Natalia Sevagina Old Russian Art in the 15th-17th Centuries: The Tsardom of Muscovy
1:00-1:50 PM   Lunch
2:00-3:50 PM Bruce Allyn and
Cynthia Lazaroff
The “Third Side” and Track II Diplomacy in US-Soviet Relations in the 1980s and Lessons for Today
Friday June 23, 2017  
9:00-10:50 AM Andrei Tsygankov Россия и Европа: исторический опыт сотрудничества
11:00 AM - 12:50 PM Natalia Sevagina 18th Century Architectural Ensembles & Visual Arts
1:00-1:50 PM   Lunch
2:00-3:50 PM Bruce Allyn and
Cynthia Lazaroff
Negotiating Nuclear Risk-Reduction Measures in the 1980s and Today. Review of Negotiation Methods, Tools and Conflict Capacity-Building
6:00-9:00 PM   MSSR Fellows’ presentations of individual research projects
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Monday June 26, 2017  
9:00-10:50 PM Adam Stulberg Russia and the Puzzle of Energy Statecraft
11:00 AM - 12:50 PM Andrei Tsygankov Россия и Европа: сдерживание и наступательность
1:00-1:50 PM   Lunch
2:00-3:50 PM Natalia Sevagina Art of the First Half of the 19th Century
Tuesday June 27, 2017  
9:00-10:50 AM Adam Stulberg Russia and the Geopolitics of Energy Networks
11:00 AM - 12:50 PM Andrei Tsygankov Советский опыт: наступательность, сдерживание и сотрудничество
1:00-1:50 PM   Lunch
2:00-3:50 PM Natalia Sevagina Art of the Second Half of the 19th Century
Wednesday June 28, 2017  
9:00-10:50 AM Andrei Tsygankov 1990-е: от попыток «интеграции» к новому сдерживанию Запада
11:00 AM - 12:50 PM Natalia Sevagina Art of the Silver Age: the Turn of the 20th Century
1:00-1:50 PM   Lunch
2:00-3:50 PM Alexei Sitnikov Regional Elites of Russia: Resources of Influence
6:00-8:00 PM Alexei Sitnikov Contemporary Ukrainian Political Elites
Thursday June 29, 2017  
9:00-10:50 PM Andrei Tsygankov 2000-е: Путин, Медведев и провал партнерства с США и ЕС
11:00 AM - 12:50 PM Natalia Sevagina The Russian Avant-Garde
1:00-1:50 PM   Lunch
2:00-3:50 PM Alexei Sitnikov Corporate Cultures of Leading Russian Corporations
Friday June 30, 2017  
9:00-10:50 AM Natalia Sevagina Soviet Art
11:00 AM - 12:50 PM Ksenia Semenova Skype Session on Q&A Service the Question
1:00-1:50 PM   Lunch
2:00-3:50 PM Andrei Tsygankov 2010-е: Трансформация российской идентичности и новые кризисы в отношениях с Западом