I was asked to circulate this to our members:
From October 16th – December 16th, the Louise Blouin Foundation is running
an exhibition entitled – The Kandinsky Prize in London.
December 10 ï¿½ Abstract: From Kandinksy To The Present Days with Tatyana
Cohen Cohen established Tatyana International Art Inc. in Houston, USA
and recently expanded her dealership to London, UK. The galleries
represent some of the most famous contemporary Russian artists in the
27th October 6.30 – 8pm: Alex Kliment from the Eurasia Group speaking on
energy security and economic conditions in Russia.
Thursday 29th October 2009 6.30-8.00pm How Russia Sees the World and How
the World Sees Russia with Oksana Antonenko
The lecture will aim to describe how the current government sees its role
as a regional and global power and how its relations with the West are
still troubled by the Cold war legacy, while efforts to build new
relations with China and Asia have been difficult as Russia is not
prepared to assume a secondary seat in this dynamically developing region.
Oksana Antonenko is a renowned expert on Russian foreign and security
policy . She is Senior Fellow for Russia and Eurasia at the International
Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in London, where she has served
since 1996. An expert in political and security issues in Russia, the
Caucasus and Caspian Sea Region, and Central Asia, Ms Antonenkoï¿½s current
project focus on security and counter-terrorist policies in Russia and
Eurasia, frozen conflicts in the South Caucasus, the Shanghai Co-operation
Organisation, and security in Central Asia.In 2005, Ms Antonenko
facilitated meetings between Georgian and South Ossetian senior officials
and experts with the aim of promoting conflict resolution in the
Georgian-South Ossetian conflict. She co-edited a book on Russia and the
EU: The Prospects for A New relationship.
November 26 ï¿½ On Beards and Biographies with Sir Michael Holroyd
Holroydï¿½s biographies of Hugh Kingsmill, Lytton Strachey, Augustus John
and Bernard Shaw have established him as one of the most influential
biographers of modern times.
December 3 ï¿½ Rewriting History: A Critique of the Putin-Medvedev Approach
with Edward Lucas Lucas is the Central and Eastern Europe correspondent
for The Economist and has written extensively (and critically) on Russia
under Vladimir Putin. The New Cold War is his first book.
ï¿½5 Full / ï¿½3 Concession / Free for members Advance booking is recommended,
tickets at the door subject to availability. To book please call the
Louise Blouin Foundation on 020 7985 9600. *payment is required upon
Louise Blouin Foundation | 3 Olaf Street W11 4BE 020 7985 9600 |
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