Russia & the West
April 25 - April 26, 7-9:30 p.m., Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Jones AuditoriumOn Tuesday and Wednesday, April 25-26, the Kozmetsky Center will co-sponsor a conference on Russia & the West: Significance, Challenges, and Potential. Speakers will be announced in the coming weeks including distinguished experts of the United States, European, and Eurasian academic, policy and private sector communities to 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. 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. The conference panel sessions will be held in Jones Auditorium from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25 and from noon to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26.
For more info, contact: David Mowry, (512) 233-1678