November 15: Russian Diaspora and Cultural Diplomacy

The NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia and the Russian American Cultural Heritage Center welcome you to “Russian Diaspora and Cultural Diplomacy,” a conference on the impact of Russian-Americans.

Friday, November 15, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center for the Arts and Science
100 Washington Square East

The conference, which comes 80 years after the establishment of U.S.-Russian diplomatic relations, will consider the role of the Russian-American community, through cultural diplomacy, in developing mutual understanding between the two nations.  Attending the conference will be representatives of the Consulate General of Russia in NYC, Rossotrudnichestvo, representatives of local government, the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund, the governments of the city and state of New York, and representatives of Russian-American community organizations, and the leading centers for the study of Russia in the US.

This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Registration required. Please RSVP online or by calling 212.992.6575.

For all other inquiries, please contact the organizers of the conference: or
Doors open at 8:00 am.