CERES Conference Recap: Putin’s Fourth Term

On September 24, 2018, CERES hosted an international, day-long conference entitled, “Putin’s Fourth Term: What Lies Ahead.” Undergraduate SFS student Tamara Evdokimova recapped the panels for the journal The Caravel.

Videos of the conference can be found at the links below:

Welcome Address: Dean Joel Hellman, Georgetown University

Panel I: Ambassadors’ Roundtable on U.S.-Russia Relations
Chair: Angela Stent, Georgetown University
Ambassador John Beyrle, U.S. Russia Foundation
Ambassador William Burns, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Ambassador James Collins, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Ambassador John Tefft, RAND Corporation
Ambassador Alexander Vershbow, Atlantic Council

Panel II: Economic Growth, Stagnation, or Worse?
Chair: Daniel Russell, U.S.-Russia Business Council
Sergey Aleksashenko, Brookings Institution
Trevor Gunn, Medtronic
Vladislav Inozemtsev, Centre for Research on Post-Industrial Societies
Peter O’Brien, Sibur

Panel III: The Drivers of Political Change
Chair: Andrew Kuchins, Georgetown University
Mikhail Dmitriev, Lomonosov Moscow State University
Elizaveta Osetinskaya, University of California, Berkeley
Daniel Treisman, University of California, Los Angeles

Panel IV: Russia in the Global Arena
Chair: Angela Stent, Georgetown University
Sabine Fischer, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik
Alexander Lukin, Higher School of Economics
Maxim Suchkov, Moscow State Institute of International Relations
Mikhail Troitskiy, Moscow State Institute of International Relations

CERES would like to thank the Carnegie Corporation of New York for their generous sponsorship of this conference.