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Did the Cold War Ever End?: The Current State of U.S.-Russian Relations with William Pomeranz

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

William Pomeranz is the Deputy Director of the Kennan Institute, a part of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars located in Washington, D.C.  He also has taught Russian law at the Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies (CERES), Georgetown University.  He hold a B.A. from Haverford College, a M.Sc. from the University of Edinburgh, a J.D. cum laude from American University, and a Ph.D. in Russian History from the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London.

Prior to joining the Kennan Institute, Dr. Pomeranz practiced international law in the United States and Moscow, Russia.  He advised clients on investment in the Russian Federation as well as on U.S. anti-money laundering requirements, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and various U.S. sanctions programs.  His research interests include Russian legal history as well current Russian commercial and constitutional law. His academic articles have been published in the Russian Review, Slavonic and East European Review, Kritika, Review of Central and East European Law, Demokratizatsiya, and Problems of Post-Communism. He also has provided commentary and conducted numerous press interviews with CNN, NPR, C-SPAN, Reuters, VOA, Bloomberg, and other media outlets.

This event is made possible by the Kennan Conversation series from the Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute. The Kennan Conversations take the Institute’s experts on Russia and the region to meet with and engage local audiences across the United States who are fascinated by what they read and hear in the news, but often do not have the opportunity to hear directly from leading experts.

This event starts at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, April 21st.

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April 21
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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