Europe: "Putin's Kleptocracy" (Book Talk)

  • Starts: 8:30 pm on Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Please join the Center for the Study of Europe for a book talk on Putin’s Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia? with author Karen Dawisha. She will discuss the main conclusions of her seven-year research into the origins and basis of the kleptocratic system in Russia, the people who own the country’s vast wealth, the structure of political power in Russia and its future.

Karen Dawisha is the Walter E. Havighurst Professor of Political Science and Director of the Havighurst Center at Miami University in Oxford Ohio. She has served as an advisor on Soviet policy to the British House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee and a member of the Policy Planning Staff of the US State Department.

Free and open to the public. An informal reception and book-signing will follow the talk.