Leonid Gozman : "Modernization in Russia: Myth or Reality?"

Open Discussion with Leonid Gozman
Board Member, RUSNANO, and
Co-Chairman of the Union of Right Forces Party

Modernization in Russia: Myth or Reality?

Dear Friends:

Mark your calendars and make your plans to come and share your thoughts with our distinguished guest, Leonid Gozman on the topic of Modernization in Russia: Myth or Reality?

Date:Thursday, March 31, 2011
Time: 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: SNR Denton,1530 Page Mill Rd
, Palo Alto

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Please note that the discussion will be held in Russian, without translation.

Speakers’ Bios:

Leonid Gozman is a Board Member at RUSNANO, a $5B Russian State Corporation of Nanotechnologies and a Co-Chairman of the Union of Right Forces Party.

Before RUSNANO, Leonid was a Member of the Executive Board and Authorized Representative for the Government and NGO Relations at RAO UES (Energy Sector) of Russia. He also served as an Advisor to Anatoly Chubais, then the Head of Presidential Administration and later First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation. Leonid was a Member of the Democratic Choice of Russia Party and Secretary of the Federal Political Council of the Party and then a Co-Chair of the Federal Political Council, Right Cause Political Party in Russia.

In 1993 Leonid was a Researcher at the Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington, D.C. and a Professor of Psychology and Russian Research at the Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. In 1992 Leonid served as an Advisor to Egor Gaidar, then the Acting First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation.

Leonid graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University with a degree in Psychology and received his Ph.D. in 1983. Upon graduating from the university, he became a member of the Social Psychology Department at the Moscow State University, specializing in interpersonal relations and political psychology. Leonid is currently an Associate  Professor of Social Psychology Department, Moscow State University and is the author of eight books.

Leonid is a frequent guest of «Echo of Moscow», major Russian TV channels and newspapers.

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