"Russia Under Putin", a January World Affairs Forum "After Work" Event

“Russia Under Putin”, an after-work lecture, takes place 1/16/13 at the Stamford Yacht Club, featuring Dr. William Partlett, Research Scholar, Columbia University School of Law. Info, 203-356-0340.
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Dec. 19, 2012 - PRLog -- The public is invited to attend an Ambassadors’ Roundtable series “after work” presentation by Dr. William Partlett, Research Scholar and Lecturer at Columbia University School of Law. Dr. Partlett will speak on Russia Under Putin. This event will take place at the Stamford Yacht Club on January 16, 2012.

In addition to his role at Columbia School of Law, Dr. William Partlett holds a joint position as a nonresident fellow in the Global Economy and Development Program, Foreign Policy Program, and Center for the United States and Europe at The Brookings Institution. Partlett holds a law degree from Stanford Law School as well as a master's in comparative politics and a doctorate in Soviet history from Oxford University. Dr. Partlett combines his background in comparative politics, history and law to study the role of democratic and economic development. He is currently working on a project exploring the dangers of constitutional transition in post-authoritarian political development.

Dr. Partlett has published widely in both English and Russian academic journals. Upcoming publications include Making Constitutions Matter: The Dangers of Constitutional Politics in Post-Authoritarian Constitution-Making and Liberal Revolution, Legality, and the Russian Founding Period. Past publications include Enforcing Oil and Gas Contracts Without Courts: Reputational Constraints on Resource Nationalism in Russia and Azerbaijan, and Reclassifying Russian Law: Mechanisms, Outcomes, and Solutions for an Overly Politicized Field.

The event is free for AR series members and $50 for the general public. The event will start at 5:30 P.M. with a cash bar and hors d’oeuvres.  The program will begin at 6:30 P.M. and conclude at 8 P.M.

Reservations and advance payment are required. Space is limited. Please contact the World Affairs Forum at 203-356-0340 or E-mail: info@worldaffairsforum.org by January 11 to reserve.

The World Affairs Forum is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to expanding understanding of global affairs and America’s role in the world. The Forum is an affiliate of the World Affairs Councils of America.
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