Piedmont Center for the Arts 
"Putin's war on Ukraine"
April 20, 2022, 7
.30 pm

Berkeley City Club

Arts and Culture Talk
June 5, 2019
6.30 pm

University of Washington
Ellison Center for Russian, East European,
and Central Asian Studies
25 Annual REECAS Northwest Conference 
April 26, 2019

"The Hijacking of the Russian Mind" 
Keynote address 

Commonwealth Club of San Francisco 
Putin's Quest for Greatness 
April 11, 20195.30 pm, 110 The Embarcadero 
Listen to the podcast here
April 11, 2019

The League of Women Voters
"The Rollercoaster of US-Russia Relationship"
Piedmont Community Hall, Piedmont, CA
December 7, 2018, 11 am

Keynote Address, UC Berkeley OLLI
"From Sanctions To Summit: The State of US-Russian Relationship" 
September 9, 2018

Oakland Book Festival
May 22, 2016

"The Poet and the Tsar: Art and Freedom in Russia"
With Artur Solomonov, Grisha Freidin, Nariman Skakov and Annemarie O'Brien
 

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