Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia (Middlebury Institute of International Studies)

Deadline: March 7, 2022

The sixth Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia (MSSR), which will be held in person, at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California, from June 27 through July 28, 2022. Every year twelve graduate students and rising professionals in the field of Russian and Eurasian Studies are selected to participate. The Monterey Symposium is funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York.

The MSSR 2022 curriculum will include teaching modules on U.S.-Russian relations, Russian foreign policy, the history of empires, culture, arms control and international security, mass media and cyber security. The curriculum will be taught by leading scholars, practitioners and journalists from the United States, Russia, and Europe, among them:

Alexey Arbatov

George Beebe

John Beyrle

Tom Blanton

Irina Borogan

Sam Charap

Jill Dougherty

Rose Gottemoeller

Tom Graham

Michael Kimmage

Elena Kostyuchenko

Ivan Kurilla

Bob Legvold

Dominic Lieven

Anatol Lieven

Feodor Lukyanov

Jade McGlynn

Hanna Notte

William Potter

Matt Rojansky

Svetlana Savranskaya

Andrei Soldatov

Dmitry Trenin

Evgeny Vodolazkin

Victoria Zhuravleva

Andrei Zorin

The application deadline is March 7, 2022. Advanced Russian language skills are required. English and Russian are the working languages of the Monterey Summer Symposium.

For information about the application process and past Monterey Summer Symposia visit: