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An Evening with Ekaterina Schulmann
Saturday 1 February, 2020, 18:30 - 20:30| £10
CamRuSS, in collaboration with our colleagues from Cambridge University Russian Society (CURS), is delighted to host this very special event that promises to be informative, enjoyable and enlightening. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet Ekaterina Schulmann in person, in a beautiful yet informal setting of a mediaeval Cambridge college, and ask her questions!
Dr Schulmann is a renowned political scientist, a brilliant public speaker, and a most knowledgeable and perceptive expert and commentator on Russia’s current political affairs.
In the programme:
- Talk on Transformation of democracies: how political regimes respond to social change (“Трансформация демократий: как политические режимы реагируют на социальные изменения”) [in Russian]
- Questions and Answers, followed by a drinks reception.
- Saturday, 1st February, 6pm for 6:30pm
The Old Library, Pembroke College, Cambridge CB2 1RF
Entrance: Standard £10, CamRuSS and CURS members £5, Family (two adults) £15
Advance booking is strongly recommended – please follow this LINK.
About the speaker:
Dr Ekaterina Schulmann’s main area of expertise is the process of law-making. She is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Public Policy at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in Moscow. She is the author of the books Legislation as a Political Process and Practical Political Science: a Guide to Keeping Contact with the Reality (collection of articles), and a co-author of The New Autocracy: Information, Politics, and Policy in Putin’s Russia (Brookings Institute Press 2018), edited by Daniel Treisman.
Dr Schulmann is a regular contributor to the Vedomosti newspaper, The New Times magazine, and online media such as Republica.ru, Colta.ru, Carnegie.ru and others. She hosts a weekly programme on the “Echo of Moscow” radio station – which focuses on making matters of political science accessible to the general public. In 2018 – 2019, Ekaterina served on Russia’s Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights (from which she was dismissed last October, together with many other members). Previously, Ekaterina Schulmann worked as a civil servant in local administration, a political faction analyst, and an expert at the Analytical Department of the Russian State Duma.
We look forward to seeing you on 1st February!