Is Russia Undermining Democracy in the West?

Co-Sponsors: Foreign Policy Research Institute, Department of Russian and East European Studies, Penn-Temple European Studies Colloquium

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:30pm

133 S. 36th Street, Room 250 (Forum) Map Accessibility
Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics

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 – Registration
9:30-11:30 am – Is Russia Undermining Democracy in the West?
Michael Carpenter, Penn Biden Center
Samuel Charap, RAND Corporation
Marlene LaRuelle, George Washington University
12:30-2:00 pm – Have Elections Become Cyberwars?  
Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Annenberg School for Communications
Clint Watts, Foreign Policy Research Institute
2:30-4:00 pm – Is Russia’s Strategy Working or Backfiring?
Bob Hamilton, US Army War College
Alina Polyakova, Brookings Institution
Rudra Sil, Penn Political Science