Call for Applications: Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia 2022

The Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies at the Middlebury Institute for International Studies at Monterey welcomes applications for the Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia which will be held online from July 6 to July 29. We welcome applications from graduate students as well as emerging experts with commitment to the field of Eurasian Studies. Advanced Russian language skills are required. English and Russian are the working languages of the MSSR. The Symposium is funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York.

The application deadline is April 4, 2022. 

The MSSR 2022 curriculum will include teaching modules on U.S.-Russian relations, Russian foreign policy, culture, regional conflicts, arms control and international security, mass media, cyber security. It will also feature a Harvard Negotiation Bootcamp on regional conflicts, as well as a workshop on writing diplomatic memoranda and making online/TV presentations. Modules taught by Russian experts are conducted in the Russian language. The curriculum will be taught by leading scholars, practitioners and journalists from the United States, Europe and Russia, among them:

Alexey Arbatov | George Beebe | John Beyrle | Tom Blanton | Irina Borogan | Sam Charap | Elena Chernenko | Jill Dougherty | Filipp Dzyadko | Alexander Gabuev | Rose Gottemoeller | Tom Graham | Michael Kimmage | Elena Kostyuchenko | Ivan Kurilla | Bob Legvold | Dominic Lieven | Anatol Lieven | Feodor Lukyanov | Jade McGlynn | Hanna Notte | William Potter | Matt Rojansky | Svetlana Savranskaya | Andrei Soldatov | Dmitry Trenin | Andrei Tsygankov | Olesya Vartanyan | Evgeny Vodolazkin | Victoria Zhuravleva

Further information can be found here.