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Islam and Central Asia

A public lecture by Martha Brill Olcott, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Thursday, May 31, 2007
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Martha Brill Olcott is a senior associate with the Russian & Eurasian Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C.  Olcott specializes in the problems of transitions in Central Asia and the Caucasus as well as the security challenges in the Caspian region more generally.  Olcott also codirects the Carnegie Moscow Center Project on Religion, Society, and Security in the former Soviet Union.  She is Professor Emerita at Colgate University, having taught political science there from 1974 to 2002.   Her publications include Central Asia’s Second Chance (2005); Kazakhstan: Unfulfilled Promise (2002), and Preventing New Afghanistans: A Regional Strategy for Reconstruction (2001).


Cost : Free

PeterSzanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1455
www.international.ucla.edu/cnes
pszanton@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Center for European and Eurasian Studies

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