Communicating to Unfree Societies: Cold War Legacies and Current Challenges

Oksenberg Conference Room

1:30-3:00 pm:  Cold War Broadcasting-Aims, Impact Lessons

  • Ross Johnson, Fellow, Hoover Institution and Woodrow Wilson Center
  • R. Eugene Parta, Former Director of Audience Research, RFE/RL
  • Jane Leftwich Curry, Professor of Political Science, Santa Clara University
  • Amir Weiner, Associate Professor of History, Stanford University

3:15-4:45 pm: Communicating to Unfree Societies Today

  • George P. Shultz, Distinguished Fellow, Hoover Institution
  • Larry Diamond, Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute and Hoover Institution
  • Abbas Milani, Director of Iranian Studies, Stanford University and Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
  • John Fox, President, I-Media and Former Advisor, Open Society Institute Network Media Program

Sponsored by The Europe Center at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Stanford University.