Summer School in New York 2016

June 27

Все лекции оказались более чем интересными.

Важной особенностью летней школы является то, что лекции проходят не просто в формате «вопрос-ответ», а в духе сократовской диалектики. Кто учился на МП и разбирал на юрпереводе «Диалоги» Платона, поймет, о чем я говорю. Такое общение предполагает равенство между учеником и учителем, совместный поиск истины, живую мысль, способную родиться только в диалоге…

Welcome address, The City University of New York (CUNY)

William Barry

University Director at the City University of New York

June 28

The City University of New York (CUNY)

  • International labor relations
  • The study of comparative labor systems
  • Introduction to US Labor History

Veronica Ordaz

Public Programs, City University of New York

David Unger

Program Coordinator, City University of New York

Federal Reserve Bank of New York: lecture and tour

  • Federal Reserve System
  • FRBNY – who we are?
  • Monetary policy/Implementation - Observations
  • Crisis reflections

Eric Pajonk

Media Relations Department, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

June 29

US Political System

Dr. Rose M. Gathungu

Research Scientist, Harvard University, Boston

June 30

Challenge = Opportunity

Vikas Bhatia, C|CISO, CIPP, CISSP

C.E.O., Kalki Consulting LLC

July 1

Associated Press (AP)

John Daniszewski

Top Editor and Vice President at The Associated Press

July 4

General functions of Consular offices of Russia

Andrey E. Pugaev

Senior Consul, Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York

July 5

U.S.-Russian Relations: What comes After the Reset?

Thomas Graham

Managing Director, Kissinger Associates Inc.
Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Russia on the National Security Council Staff

July 6

Tax system

  • Overview of the accounting and tax industry in the United States, including various career paths
  • High level overview of the US tax system, including key international tax principles

Victoria Fayfman, Esq.

Managing Director, International Tax Services, Fayfman & Associates LLC

July 7

The Power of Image

Dr. Roger von Hanwehr

Ex-defense-sector executive. Multi-industry experience: space defense, alternative energy, natural resources exploitation, nanotechnology and NBC defense.

Bloomberg News

Oscar C. Somarriba

News Administrator, Bloomberg News Americas

July 8


Joyce Moy

Executive Director, The Asian American / Asian Research Institute (AAARI)

Russia's role in United Nations

Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations

July 11

UN Press Office

Mr. Stephane Dujarric

Spokesman for the Secretary-General of the United Nations

July 12

Meeting with SUNY program students

Dr. Maryalice Mazzara

Director of Educational Programs,
Office of Global Affairs, The SUNY Global Center, The State University of New York

July 13

Role of U.S. Financial Regulation and the Global Economic Crisis: Cause and Response

  • U.S. Banking and capital markets
  • Derivatives, commodities and electronic trading
  • Hedge Fund and private advisor regulation
  • Financial fraud: government oversight and enforcement

John P. Drohan III, Esq.

Partner, Drohan Lee LLP

July 14

Litigation in New York

Regina M. Vakser, Esq.

McBreen & Kopko

US Mission to the UN (USUN) briefing

Acute topics on the UN agenda, including the Security Council reform, conflict-settlement, peacekeeping, disarmament, etc.

Lane Bahl

Officer POL Europe section, US Mission to the UN

July 15

Space exploration and other global challenges at the United Nations

Andrei D. Terekhov

International Legal Expert,
Former Executive Director, Office of Administration of Justice, United Nations

Diploma handling

Yuri Smirnov

President, Days of Russia Foundation,
Program Founder