Speaker: Dr. Sam Greene, Director of King’s Russia Institute.
Sam will be joining King’s College London from the New Economic School in Moscow, where he was a visiting professor of political science and Director of the Centre for the Study of New Media and Society. He will be starting at King’s in October with a remit to coordinate Russia-related research and start new postgraduate programmes, in order to develop King’s Russia Institute into a leading international centre for the study of contemporary Russia.
An expert in Russian politics and social movements, and the link between Russian domestic and foreign policy, Sam has written extensively in policy and academic formats and is a frequent commentator in Russian and international media. His areas of research interest currently focus on understanding Russia’s shifting state-society relations and the causes and implications of the recent re-emergence of contested politics in Russia, including the social, political and economic effects of new media.
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