CRACKDOWN ON INDEPENDENT VOICES IN AZERBAIJAN. 1/12, Noon-2:00pm. Sponsor: National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Speakers: Audrey Altstadt, Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst; Catherine Cosman, Senior Policy Analyst at the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom; Christopher Walker, executive director of the International Forum on Democratic Studies; Altay Goyushov, Professor of Turkic History, Baku State University, fellow at NED; Kenan Aliyev, Director, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s Azerbaijani Service; Thomas O. Melia, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, United States Department of State; Miriam Lanskoy, Director of Russia and Eurasia Programs, National Endowment for Democracy.
ENDGAME: SUCCESS OR FAILURE IN IRAN NUCLEAR TALKS? 1/12, 4:30-6:00pm. Sponsor: Mortara Center for International Studies. Speakers: Bill Luers, Professor at Columbia University; Paul Pillar, non-resident Senior Fellow at Georgetown University; Robin Wright, Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace.