A lecture by Charles Weller, Washington State University
To mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Soviet Union, the UCLA Center for European and Eurasia Studies is bringing together international experts to discuss the political, economic and socio-cultural changes that have taken place in Russia and its successor states over the past two decades.
A video interview with Hannah Reiss, PhD candidate in Anthropology
A panel discussion
A public lecture by PAULINE JONES LUONG, Brown University, Political Science
A book presentation by author ADRIENNE EDGAR, UC Santa Barbara, History.
Three-day meeting at UCLA hears reports on "The Middle East in 2005"
Former Uzbek Ambassador to Iran and Afghanistan reviews the development of Muslim groups in his region as Soviet power faded and Saudi and Iranian influence grew.