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JHU SAIS to Host Events Commemorating 10 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) will host two forums next week reflecting on the 10th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

"Ten Years After: What Political and Economic Role Does Russia Seek in Central and Eastern Europe?" will take place on Monday, 11/8 at 5:30 p.m. in Rome Auditorium. The event is sponsored by SAIS Review, the school's journal of international affairs.

The panelists include:

Ilya Prizel, SAIS associate professor of Russian Area and Eastern European Studies

Mark Kramer, director of the Harvard University Project on Cold War Studies and senior associate at Harvard's Davis Center for Russian Studies

Charles Gati, SAIS Foreign Policy Institute fellow

"Ten Years Later: Changes in Central and Eastern Europe: Personal Perspectives" will take place on Wednesday, 11/10 at 2 p.m. in Kenney Auditorium. This event is hosted by the Foreign Policy Institute.

The panelists include:

Stephen Szabo (moderator), SAIS associate dean for academic affairs and European studies professor

Geza Jeszensky, Ambassador of the Republic of Hungary to the U.S.

Alexandr Vondra, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the U.S.

Martin Budora (invited), Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to the U.S.

Philip Dimitrov (invited), ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to the U.S.

Rome Auditorium is located at 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., and Kenney Auditorium is located at 1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.

For more information, contact Felisa Neuringer Klubes at the SAIS Public Affairs Office at 202.663.5626 or [email protected].

Monday, November 1, 1999
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Felisa Neuringer Klubes
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(202) 663.5626