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CREECA LECTURE: Putinism and its Discontents

March 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Brian Taylor, Professor of Political Science at Syracuse University

This lecture will be given over Zoom: REGISTER HERE. 



What is Putinism? Taylor argues that Putinism is both a mentality and a system of rule. In this talk, Taylor describes these two aspects of Putinism and examines the current challenges facing Vladimir Putin and Russia.


Brian Taylor is a Professor of Political Science at the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. Taylor is the author of three books on Russian politics: The Code of Putinism (Oxford University Press, 2018); State Building in Putin’s Russia: Policing and Coercion after Communism (Cambridge University Press, 2011), and Politics and the Russian Army: Civil-Military Relations, 1689-2000 (Cambridge University Press, 2003). He received his B.A. from the University of Iowa, an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.




March 18, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm