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Lecture:The Russian Presidential Election And The Future of Russia

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018. 15:30 - 17:00

In the light of last months Russian presidential election The Society of International Affairs in Gothenburg would like to invite you to attend our lecture on The Russian Presidential Election And The Future of Russia given by professor Per Månsson.
Unsurprisingly President Vladimir Putin won the 2018 election, but Why do president Putin enjoy such a strong support among the Russian public and voters, when he is regarded as a cracy, hazardous desperado by the Western leaders? Is it possible to bridge the gap between the two civilizations? Is there anybody who wants this?The lecture will discuss these and similar questions.
Per Månson is a professor at the Department of sociology and work science, University of Gothenburg. Besides publishing several textbooks for students, he has also published many books and articles in theoretical sociology and historical sociology, mostly about Russia. For more than twenty years, he has taught courses on Russia’s history, including the Soviet Union and the post-communist era. For the past ten years he has been responsible for and facilitated the course “Russia between the past and the future” given every autumn at the Center for European Studies. During the 1990s, he led several research projects on the development in Russia and lived most of the time in Russia. In total, he has published over 100 articles and research reports in daily press and scientific journals. He is currently working on a book about the historical background of the Russian Revolution in 1917.
Entrance & Registration
Everyone is welcome to the lecture. Entrance is free for members of UF. Non members: 20kr entrance. You will have to register in advance using the link below
Register for the lecture here!


Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
15:30 - 17:00
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Utrikespolitiska Föreningen


Lecture hall Sappören
Sprängkullsgatan 25
Göteborg, Sweden
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