CHANGE OF DATE/EVENT Alumni Event with Prof. Professor Thomas F. Remington ’78 PhD


Wednesday, October 18th, 2023    
15:30 - 17:30


Westin Grand Berlin
Friedrichstraße 158-164, Berlin, 10117

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Due to a medical emergency with his wife (she fell and broke her wrist in Prague) Professor Bracken will not be in Berlin to lead the travel program trip, as they need to fly back to the states for surgery. Yale Lifelong Learning and Travel has however has arranged to have Professor Thomas F. Remington ’78 Ph.D. speak on Wednesday, October 18th in the afternoon from 3:30 – 5:30 pm, at the same venue (The Westin Grand in Berlin).



Thomas F. Remington is Visiting Professor of Government at Harvard and Goodrich C. White Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Emory University. Dr. Remington is author of the recently published book, The Returns to Power: A Political Theory of Economic Inequality (Oxford, 2023) as well as numerous books and articles on Russian politics, including The Politics of Inequality in Russia (Cambridge, 2011) and Presidential Decree Power in Russia: A Comparative Perspective (Cambridge, 2014). His current research addresses the problem of economic inequality in the United States, Russia, China and Germany.

He was chair of the political science department at Emory from 2001-2007. He has been a member of the Boards of Directors of the National Council for Eurasian and East European Research and the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies.

Sorry for the inconvenience of these changes, but chapeau to the Yale Lifelong Learning and Travel for saving the trip and including our club members.

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