Past Event

Is Russia Undermining Democracy in the West?

ThursdayMarch 14, 2019 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Other | Free Event Register Here
Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics
133 S 36th Street Room 250
19104 Philadelphia , PA
United States
Pennsylvania US
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  • Adrian A. Basora
    Senior Fellow
    Foreign Policy Research Institute
  • Michael Carpenter
    Penn Biden Center
  • Samuel Charap
    RAND Corporation
  • Claire Finkelstein
    Senior Fellow
    Foreign Policy Research Institute
  • Nikolas K. Gvosdev
    Senior Fellow
    Foreign Policy Research Institute
  • Robert E. Hamilton
    Associate Professor
    US Army War College
  • Kathleen Hall Jamieson
    Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor
    Annenberg School of Communications
  • Marlene LaRuelle
    George Washington University
  • Anna Mikulska
    Senior Fellow
    Kleinman Center for Energy Policy
  • Mitchell Orenstein
    Senior Fellow
  • Alina Polyakova
    David M. Rubenstein Fellow
    Brookings Institution
  • Rudra Sil
  • Clint Watts
    Research Fellow
    Foreign Policy Research Institute

Amid new revelations of the extent of Russian interference in American elections, how should we appraise Russia’s role in undermining democracy not just in America, but throughout the West – and are there perils in exaggerating its successes?

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Registration and Coffee

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Is Russia Undermining Democracy in the West?
Michael Carpenter, Penn Biden Center
Samuel Charap, RAND Corporation
Nikolas Gvosdev, Foreign Policy Research Institute
Marlene LaRuelle, George Washington University
Moderator: Mitchell Orenstein

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch Break

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Have Elections Become Cyberwars?
Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Penn
Clint watts, Foreign Policy Research Institute
Moderator: John Haines, Foreign Policy Research Institute

2:00 – 2:30 Coffee Break

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM Is Russia’s Strategy Working or Backfiring?
Bob Hamilton, US Army War College
Alina Polyakova, Brookings Institution
Rudra Sil, Penn
Moderator: Anna Mikulska, Penn

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Concluding Remarks
Adrian Basora, Foreign Policy Research Institute
Claire Finkelstein, Penn
Mitchel Orenstein, Penn