EESP Live Webinar: Power, Protests and Persona
Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series
Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs
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A long-anticipated plebiscite to amend Russia’s constitution was held from June 25 to July 1, 2020. The amendments on the ballot proposed far-reaching changes to the country’s constitution, including allowing Vladimir Putin to run again for two additional six-year presidential terms. The vote, widely condemned for fraud and abuse, produced the anticipated official result – nearly 78 percent of voters gave their endorsement of the reforms. As Putin seeks to consolidate power and personalize his leadership, he faces growing protests in the Russian Far East that have the potential to spread to other parts of the country. Could Putin launch another foreign policy adventure to deflect attention from problems at home? Join the Green School for a conversation with faculty experts exploring the implications of these latest developments and a look at Vladimir Putin.
- Rebecca Friedman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History and
Director, Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab (WPHL)
- Tatiana Kostadinova, Ph.D., Professor of Politics
and International Relations
- David J. Kramer, Director, European and Eurasian Studies Program and
Senior Fellow, Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy
- Brian Fonseca, Director, Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and
Executive Director of Cybersecurity@FIU
Co-sponsored by European and Eurasian Studies Program | Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy | Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy | Department of History | Department of Politics and International Relations
This event is free and open to the public.
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