Global Hot Spots: U.S.-Russia Relations: Challenges and Opportunities

October 27 - 1:30PM - 2:30PM
Fluno Center — Auditorium, 601 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53715
Cost: Free


Yoshiko Herrera, professor, Department of Political Science; director, UW–Madison partnership with Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan

About the talk

This talk focuses on five main challenges and opportunities for U.S.-Russia relations: distrust between the two countries, conflicting narratives of the past, conflicting strategies and motives, leadership and domestic political challenges, and opportunities related to shared interests.

About the speaker

Herrera’s work focuses on politics in Russia and the former Soviet states, U.S.-Russia relations, social identities and norms, nationalism and ethnic politics, and constructivist political economy and international relations.

Public parking is available in the Fluno Center garage (Lot 83) at 314 N. Frances Street. Other parking options include Lot 46 at 301 N. Lake Street and the Lake Street ramp at 415 N. Lake Street.

Lunch is not provided with your registration, but you can make lunch reservations by calling the Fluno Center at 608-441-7117.

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The Wisconsin Alumni Association® (WAA), the International Division, and PLATO sponsor the Global Hot Spots series.

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