70th Anniversary Weekend Schedule

Friday, October 26

2:30–4:00 p.m.
CGIS South S020 (Belfer Case Study Room), 1730 Cambridge Street
Icons: Signs of Faith, Signs of Power
Michael S. Flier & Sarah VanSickle

3:00–4:00 p.m.
CGIS South, 3rd floor, 1730 Cambridge Street
Guided Tour of the Davis Center Art Collection
Svetlana Rukhelman

4:00–4:30 p.m.
CGIS South Concourse
Coffee Break

4:30–6:00 p.m.
CGIS South S020 (Belfer Case Study Room)
Case Study*
Rawi Abdelal

6:15–7:15 p.m.
Harvard Faculty Club, 12 Quincy Street
REECA Alumni Reception*

7:15–9:00 p.m.
Harvard Faculty Club
Eurasia Game Night*

*Activities for REECA/SUP Alumni and their guests


Saturday, October 27

8:30–9:10 a.m.
CGIS South Concourse, 1730 Cambridge Street
Champagne Breakfast

9:15 a.m.
CGIS South S010 (Tsai Auditorium)
Welcome
Rawi Abdelal & Alexandra Vacroux

9:30–10:30 a.m.
CGIS South S010 (Tsai Auditorium)
Entangled: Politics in Russia and Russia's Foreign Policy
Panelists: Oksana Antonenko, Henry Hale, Yoshiko Herrera, Christopher Jarmas | Chair: Alexandra Vacroux

10:30–10:45 a.m.
CGIS South Concourse
Coffee Break

10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
CGIS South S010 (Tsai Auditorium)
The Weight of the Past on Russia's Present
Panelists: Serhii Plokhii, Terry Martin, Julie Buckler, Timothy Colton | Chair: Rawi Abdelal

12:00–1:00 p.m.
CGIS South Concourse
Lunch

1:00–1:45 p.m.
CGIS South S010 (Tsai Auditorium)
Russia Isn't Where You Think It Is: A Brief Introduction to the Art of Maps
Kelly O'Neill

1:45–2:00 p.m.
CGIS South Concourse
Coffee Break

2:00–3:30 p.m.
CGIS South S010 (Tsai Auditorium)
Conflict and Resolution: Negotiation in the Eurasian Space
Arvid Bell

3:30–3:45 p.m.
CGIS South Concourse
Coffee Break

3:45–4:30 p.m.
CGIS South S010 (Tsai Auditorium)
Central Asia: Lasting Stories and New Beginnings
Nargis Kassenova, Joshua Kucera, Pauline Jones

4:30–5:30 p.m.
CGIS South S010 (Tsai Auditorium)
The Next Generation Speaks

6:30–9:30 p.m.
Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street
Cocktail Hour and Gala Dinner
Keynote address: Mikhail Zygar


Sunday, October 28

1:15–4:00 p.m.
203 Union Street, Clinton, MA
Excursion to the Museum of Russian Icons
with Private Tour and Reception
Complimentary shuttle bus leaves CGIS South at 12:00 noon, returning approximately 5:30 p.m.

  

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