CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S354
The A.M. Thesis Colloquium presents the results of research done by second-year students in the REECA program at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University, and the MARS-REERS program, Harriman Institute, Columbia University. A diverse range of topics will be covered in a series of 7-minute presentations.
Harvard / Davis Center
Kevin Doyle, "When Energy Policy Goes South: Examining Motivation in the Southern Gas Corridor"
Bota Iliyas, "Post-Soviet Learning: An Analysis of Kyrgyzstan's Bill on Foreign Agents"
Christopher Jarmas, "Informal Foundations, Formal Facades: Russia's Center-Periphery Relations Under Putin"
Judith Mazdra, "Competing Ideologies, Fragile Care: HIV/AIDS and the Uncertain Fate of Social Healing in Kyrgyzstan"
Lucie Runia, "Legal Terminology as a Repressive Instrument: Terminological Vagueness in Early Soviet and Contemporary Russian Law"
Vladislav Silayev, "U.S. Economic Sanctions Policy towards Russia: Examining the Magnitsky Act"
Laura Tarbox, "Their Own Roles: Women's Representation in the Kazakh Parliament"
Taylor Valley, "Omnibalancing in Latin America: Explaining New Russian Engagement in Argentina, Nicaragua, and Venezuela"
Columbia / Harriman Institute
David Pruden, "A New World Financial Order? The Sino-Russian Strategic Partnership and US Economic Hegemony since the 2008 Global Financial Crisis"
Andres Fernandez, "Eastern Pivot: Hungary-Russia Relations Under Viktor Orbán"
William Persing, "The Transit Trap: Ukrainian and Belarusian Responses to Russian Energy Policy"
Kerri Matulis, "The Question of Universal Human Rights Norms: Securitizing Identity in the Soviet Union and Russia"
Jack Stein, "The Russian Military Transformed: Crimea and Eastern Ukraine as Test Cases for the New Look, 2014-2015"
Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.
For more information, please call 617-495-4037.