Events Calendar

The Second Central Asia Fellowship Seminar @ Lindner Commons
Dec 16 @ 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
BagishbekovYevgeniya Pak

The Central Asia Program and SIPRI North America have the pleasure to invite you to the Second Central Asia Fellowship Seminar. The seminar will be followed by a reception.

Sardar Bagishbekov, Central Asia Fellow (Kyrgyzstan)
Ensuring Freedom from State Violence in the Kyrgyz Republic
Yevgeniya Pak, Central Asia Fellow (Uzbekistan)
Exit Visa Regime in Uzbekistan: Regime Interests versus Freedom of Individuals
Erica Marat, Visiting Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Eric Lohr, Director of Initiative for Russian Culture, American University
International Water Day @ Conference Room 505
Mar 21 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
International Water Day @ Conference Room 505
Marlene Laruelle, Central Asia Program, George Washington University
Julia Collins, Women and Water Project
Marcus King, George Washington University
Barbara Miller, Global Gender Program, George Washington University
Amanda Klasing, Human Rights Watch
Rebecca Fishman, WASH Advocates
Kara Gerson, Voss Foundation
In 1993, the United Nations declared March 22nd as the official “World Day for Water”,with the aim to raise awareness and focus attention on sustainably managing thisimportant resource. This year World Water Day focuses on the interplay of Energy andWater. In honor of this day, the State Department-funded Women and Water Project atGW’s Elliott School, along with WASH Advocates, invite you to a roundtable breakfastevent to discuss energy and water challenges and share knowledge on improvingmanagement and governance through enhanced participation of women and socialinclusion.
Hydrocarbons, Governance and Social Accountability in Russia and Central Asia @ Lindner Commons, Room 602
Oct 20 @ 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Hydrocarbons, Governance and Social Accountability in Russia and Central Asia @ Lindner Commons, Room 602 | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

1:00-2:00pm Keynote Speaker

Marc-Antoine Perouse de Montclos (French Institute of Geopolitics, University Paris 8, France)
Oil and Social Accountability in Russia

2:00-3:30pm Session 1. Hydrocarbons and Governance in Eurasia

Sergei Gretsky (Foreign Service Institute)
Kazakhstan Seeks to Avoid Resource Curse

Peter Rutland (Wesleyan University)
Can Russia Escape The Oil Curse?

3:30-4:00pm Coffee break

4:00-5:30pm Session 2. Oil, Environment and Social Accountability

Robert Orttung (George Washington University)
Oil and Social Accountability in Russia

Kate Watters (Crude Accountability)
Hydrocarbons, Human Rights and the Environment in Turkmenistan

Sebastien Peyrouse (GWU/East West Center)
Oil and Social Violence in Kazakhstan

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