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Tuesday, January 23, 2018 6:00 PM // 1010 Weiser Hall

Panel: Russia’s Complex Relationship with the North Caucasus: Past and Present

 

Panelists will present a brief history of Chechen-Russian relations and discuss the origins of radical movements in the North Caucasus that led to the Beslan school siege of 2004, as well as ongoing attempts for justice by the victims’ families.

Speakers include Tanya Lokshina, Russia Program Director for Human Rights Watch; Alexander Knysh, U-M Professor of Islamic Studies; and Pauline Jones, U-M Professor of Political Science and Director of the International Institute and the Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum (DISC).

1/23/18 6:00 PM
1010 Weiser Hall

Panel: Russia’s Complex Relationship with the North Caucasus: Past and Present

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Panelists will present a brief history of Chechen-Russian relations and discuss the origins of radical movements in the North Caucasus that led to the Beslan school siege of 2004, as well as ongoing attempts for justice by the victims’ families.

Speakers include Tanya Lokshina, Russia Program Director for Human Rights Watch; Alexander Knysh, U-M Professor of Islamic Studies; and Pauline Jones, U-M Professor of Political Science and Director of the International Institute and the Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum (DISC).

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