In collaboratation with the World Affairs Council of Austin, the Kozmetsky Center will co-sponsor a conference on Russia & the West: Significance, Challenges, and Potential. Distinguished experts of the United States, European, and Eurasian academic, policy and private sector communities will assess contemporary and future security and economic relations between Russia and the West.
Speakers will share perspectives on the importance of Russia’s bilateral and multilateral relationships with Western nations, immediate and longer-term strategic interests and priorities, economic and security aspects of Russia’s relationships with Western countries, significance that should be assigned to values in defining these relationships, and overall implications of Russia’s relationships with Western nations for the contemporary and potential emerging geopolitical world order.
Opening Forum on April 25th from 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Bilateral and Multilateral Relationships on April 26th from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Dimensions of Security & Economic Relationships on April 26th from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The program will take place in Jones Auditorium on the St. Edwards University campus. No RSVPs necessary for these events. Speaker and program information is available here.
This will be the third conference event on transatlantic security funded by a U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Program grant in cooperation with the Center for European Studies and Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at University of Texas, Austin.