Speaker - John B. Dunlop

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John B. Dunlop is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is an expert on Russia's two wars in Chechnya, nationalism in the former Soviet Union, Russian cultural politics, and the politics of religion in Russia. His current research focuses on the conflict in Chechnya, Russian politics since 1985, Russia and the successor states of the former Soviet Union, Russian nationalism, and the politics of religion in Russia. In 1995 and 1996, Dunlop was an official election observer for both the Russian parliamentary election and the first round of the Russian presidential election. In 1998, he served as an observer for the presidential elections in Azerbaijan. His most recent publications include The Rise of Russia and the Fall of the Soviet Empire (Princeton University Press, 1995) as well as numerous articles and chapters in books regarding political, social, and cultural developments in the states of the former Soviet Union. Dunlop's book Russia Confronts Chechnya: Roots of a Separatist Conflict was published by Cambridge University Press in 1998.

2 Programs

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Building Democracy in a Posttotalitarian World

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