Monday, March 4, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM EST
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The Colony Palm Beach Pavilion Room 
155 Hammon Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480

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Celeste Simon 
World Affairs Council of Palm Beach 

Putin, Trump and the Trajectory of American-Russian Relations 

Monday Tuesday, March 4, 2019

The Colony Palm Beach Pavilion Room
155 Hammon Avenue
Palm Beach, Florida  33480
6:00 p.m. – Registration & Social
6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Speaker Presentation

Dr.  Allen Lynch will discuss the Trump Putin relationship.

Speaker Profile:

Dr Allen Lynch, Professor University of Virginia, is currently doing research on Russian foreign policy& Russian politics. In 2006, he received an All-University Teaching Award. Russian monographs include: Vladimir Putin & Russian Statecraft (Potomac Books, 2011); How Russia is Not Ruled: Reflections on Russian Political Development (Cambridge University Press, 2005); Does Russia Have a Democratic Future? (Foreign Policy Association, 1997); Europe from the Balkans to the Urals (Oxford University Press/Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, 1996), with Reneo Lukic; The Cold War Is Over—Again (Westview Press, 1992); Political & Military Implications of the “Nuclear Winter” Theory (Institute for East-West Security Studies, 1988); and The Soviet Study of International Relations (Cambridge University Press, 1987), which received the Marshall D. Shulman Award of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies.

His articles have appeared in numerous learned journals abroad and in the United States; his works have been translated into Russian, Chinese, French, German, Serbo-Croatian and Polish. In 2008, Mr. Lynch was Visiting Professor at the Center for Russian Studies, East China Normal University, Shanghai; In 2005, he was Visiting Scholar at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris; in 2001, he was Visiting Professor at the JFK Institute for North American Studies, Free University of Berlin as well as Visiting Scholar at the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Auswaertige Politik, Berlin; in 1993-1994, he was Visiting Scholar at the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Research Institute, Munich; in 1981-1982, he was Albert Gallatin Fellow in International Affairs at the Institut des Hautes Etudes Internationales, Geneva. Between 1993-2006, as Director of the Center for Russian & East European Studies, he raised $1.5 million in Russian and East European Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships & program funds. In 1997, he received the Kleinhans Award for Distinguished Service to the School of Continuing Education. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Foreign Policy Association. Between 1988-2012 he was Executive Vice-President of the Feris Foundation of America, a foundation devoted to doctoral research in international studies, disbursing more than $2 million in international doctoral fellowships during that period.

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