Newswise — New York University’s Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia will host “Impeachment: From the Ukrainian Perspective,” a panel discussion featuring a range of experts on Ukraine’s history and politics, Thurs., Jan. 23, 5 p.m., 60 5th Avenue, Room 150 (between 12th and 13th Sts.). 

The event, co-sponsored with Columbia’s Harriman Institute, is free and open to the public. 

As the United States enters the next phase of the impeachment process, the panel will consider what this means for Ukraine, Ukraine’s relations with Russia, and Russia and Ukraine’s relations with the U.S. 

The participants will include: Olga Onuch, an associate professor of political science at the University of Manchester and author of Mapping Mass Mobilizations: Understanding Revolutionary Moments in Argentina and Ukraine; Oxana Shevel, an associate professor of political science at Tufts University and author of Migration, Refugee Policy, and State Building in Postcommunist Europe; Jordan Gans-Morse, associate professor of political science at Northwestern University and author of Property Rights in Post-Soviet Russia: Violence, Corruption, and Demand for Law; and Keith Darden, associate professor in the School of International Service at American University and author of Economic Liberalism and Its Rivals: The Formation of International Institutions among the Post-Soviet States.

The event, part of the Columbia-NYU New York Russia Public Policy Series and co-chaired by the session’s moderators Alexander Cooley of the Harriman Institute and Joshua Tucker, director of the Jordan Center, is supported by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-seated basis. For more information, please call 212.992.6575. Reporters wishing to attend must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu. 

Subways: L, N, Q, R, W, 4, 5, 6 (Union Square) 

EDITOR’S NOTE

The NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia undertakes to make Russia intrinsic to all aspects of scholarly investigation: from politics to literature, economics to anthropology, history to visual culture. Joining the ranks of US and western universities with traditions of inquiry and expertise on matters Russian and Soviet, the Center is distinguished by its particular mission of situating Russia in a global context. We aim both to help educate Russia specialists on the interconnectedness of Russia with the world and to remind other fields of Russia’s ubiquity. While recognizing that any country is best understood as part of a global economy, culture, and politics, the Center works to ensure that Russia’s dramatic and enduring influence is an integral part of every conversation. For more, please visit http://jordanrussiacenter.org/

The Harriman Institute at Columbia University is one of the world’s leading academic institutions devoted to Russian, Eurasian and East European studies. Our mission is to serve our community at the university and beyond by supporting research, instruction, and dialogue, sponsoring vibrant and multidisciplinary events that bring together our extraordinary resources of faculty, students, and alumni. We are committed to training the next generation of regional specialists to play leadership roles in setting the academic and scholarly agenda, making policy and challenging accepted truths about how we study our rapidly changing world. For more, please visit harriman.columbia.edu.

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