Russia Today 2012 - Schedule

Russia Today—Economy, Technology, People
March 23, March 24, and March 25, 2012
125 Frick Fine Arts, University of Pittsburgh

 


Friday, March 23

  • 5:00 pm - 5:15 pm     Introduction Larry Feick, Amy Burkert and Andrew Konitzer
  • 5:15 pm - 5:45 pm       Indira Nair, BRIC or BIC?            
  • 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm     Jonathan Harris- State and Society in the Russian Federation 1992-2012
  •  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm     Andrew Konitzer -Election Results

Saturday, March 24

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am    Harley Balzer – Innovation and the Knowledge Economy in Russia: Is the BRIC now a BIC?
  • 10:45 am - 12:15pm  Judy Twigg- Health and Health Care in Russia: Challenges and Opportunities
  • 12:15pm - 1:15pm    Lunch
  • 1:15pm - 2:45 pm     Al Evans – Civil and Uncivil Society in Russia
  • 3:00pm - 4:30pm      Harley Balzer–  More Than Moscow: Protests in Russia, 1991 and 2011-2012
  • 4:45pm - 6:30pm     Konstantin Simonov – Energy debate

Sunday, March 25

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am   Svitlana Maksymenko- Russia's Economy Today. International Trade: Trends and Policies
  •  10:45 am - 12:00 pm William O’Rourke- Alcoa’s Investment in the Russian Aluminum Market
  • 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm  Summary & Course Logistics

Sponsored by:
University of Pittsburgh: Global Studies Center, Center for Russian and East European StudiesKatz Graduate School of Business, the Swanson School of Engineering, International Business Center,

Carnegie Mellon University: H. John Heinz III CollegeOffice of the ProvostDivision of Student Affairs

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