Davis Center: "From Prewar Prague to Cold War New York: The USSR as Viewed by a Czechoslovak Communist Leader and Émigré"


Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 4:15pm to 6:00pm


CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S354

Cold War Studies Seminar


Jacques Rupnik, Professor of Political Science and Director of Research, Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales, Sciences Po, France

Jacques Rupnik is Director of Research at the Centre de Recherches Internationale (CERI) at Sciences Po, France, where he also serves as Professor of Political Science. In addition, he is a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. Beyond academia, Rupnik has held numerous positions advising on Eastern and Southeastern Europe. During the Balkan crisis, he was Executive Director of the International Commission for the Balkans and drafted its report Unfinished Peace. As member of the Independent International Commission on Kosovo, he co-drafted The Kosovo Report. Rupnik was an advisor to Vaclav Havel, former President of the Czech Republic. He is currently a member of the scientific council of the Prague Institute of International Relations, the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation in The Hague and the International Forum for Democracy Studies in Washington.

Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.

For more information, please call 617-495-4037.