The Kortunov Global Affairs Debates
Registration open now!
Dear friends, we are opening registration for the 1st day of the Kortunov Global Affairs Debates!

In 2021, the Debates will take place in the format of discussions on three topics among experts from The Fletcher School, RIAC, and other institutions. In each debate, two sides, each consisting of two speakers, will argue alternative yes/no positions on the question at hand.

The first discussion will begin on September 21 at 18:00 (Moscow time, GMT+3). The topic of the meeting: "Does the rise of China threaten the liberal international order?".

Our honored speakers include:
  • Michael Beckley - Associate Professor, Tufts University
  • Duncan Freeman - Research Fellow at the EU-China Research Centre
  • Anatol Lieven - Professor at Georgetown University, Visiting Professor at King's College London
  • Alexander Lukin - Professor, Department Head of School of International Affairs at the Higher School of Economics

Please register to take part in the event.