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Friday, November 30
Symposium on Russia and the Rule of Law. "The Trials of Mikhail Khodorkovsky"
Panelists: Jeffrey Kahn, Southern Methodist University; Pavel Khodorkovsky, Institute of Modern Russia; Kathryn Hendley, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Kim Lane Scheppele, Princeton University

Film: Khodorkovsky (2011). A public screening of the critically acclaimed documentary that chronicles Mikhail Khodorkovsky's transformation from a self-proclaimed socialist to a fully realized capitalist and recounts the stunning turn of events that made him one of the world's most famous political prisoners, followed by a discussion with writer/director Cyril Tuschi.

Chaired by Serguei Oushakine, Behrman Associate Professor in the Humanities, Departments of Anthropology and Slavic Languages and Literatures, Princeton University.

The synposium is presented by the Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies and the Program in Law and Public Affairs.

1:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
The Strangling of Persia, Redux: Iran Sanctions from the Inside
The Woodrow Wilson School Student-Initiated Project
Kevan Harris, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Near Eastern Studies Department
4:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m.