Russia Under Putin Topic For Bush School Conference At Texas A&M

October 27, 2014

Putin's Russia Poster

Scholars and Russian experts will discuss the current state of Russia under President Vladimir Putin at a Nov. 3 conference at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.

Entitled “Reassessing Putin’s Russia: Tsarist Dinosaur, Failed State, or 21st-Century Predator,” the conference will feature presentations by noted Russian experts, including Jim Corum, Professor of Terrorism and Security Studies at the University of Salford, UK; and David Satter, a leading Russian scholar and former Moscow correspondent, among others.

The conference will be hosted by the Bush School’s Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs and co-sponsored by Texas A&M’s College of Liberal Arts, Department of History and the Glasscock Center for Humanities Research.

The session will be held in the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center adjacent to the Bush School.

The event is open to the public but reservations are required.  Registration for the event and a complete speakers’ list can be found at

For additional information, contact:  Don Bailey, Assistant Director, Scowcroft Institute, 979-845-1540, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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