Central Asia in 2017: Opportunities and Challenges


Central Asia in 2017: Opportunities and Challenges


Thursday, April 20

Copley Formal Lounge

3700 O St. NW


9:15 am – 9:45 am | Registration and light breakfast


9:45 am – 11:15 am | Panel 1: Politics, Economics and Succession

Chair: Dr. Benjamin Loring, Georgetown University

Dr. David Abramson, U.S. Department of State

Dr. Marlene Laruelle, George Washington University

Dr. David Montgomery, CEDAR

Dr. Amanda Wooden, Bucknell University


11:30 am – 12:30 pm | Lunch Keynote: 25 Years of U.S. Policy Toward Central Asia

Chair: Dr. Angela Stent, Georgetown University

Dr. Roger Kangas, National Defense University


12:45 pm – 2:15 pm | Panel 2: Central Asia in the Global Context

Chair: Dr. Andrew Kuchins, Georgetown University

Dr. Alexander Cooley, Columbia University

Amb. William Courtney, RAND

Dr. Paul Stronski, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace


Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made to Sarah Radomsky (ser57@georgetown.edu) by 5pm on Wednesday, April 12. A good faith effort will be made to fulfill requests.


CERES would like to thank Chevron for their generous support of this conference.


Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 9:15am to 2:15pm

Copley Hall, Copley Formal Lounge
37th and O St., N.W., Washington


Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public


Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies





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