Belarus

Scholarly Publications

Belarus and the Flight from Sovereignty

December 2001

Some of the most pressing issues in the contemporary international order revolve around a frequently invoked but highly contested concept: sovereignty.

Pigs, Wolves and the Evolution of Post-Soviet Competitive Authoritarianism, 1992-2005

June 2006

This paper explores the sources of both autocratic breakdown and democratization in the context of the six post-Soviet countries that emerged as competitive authoritarian between 1990 and 1995:...

Europeanization without Decommunization: A Case of Elite Conversion

June 2006

After its spectacular 1989 'televised Revolution,' Romania has spent most of its political transition struggling with its own past.

Other Publications

Unfinished Business in Europe

September 2002

To make his case, [Bush] has a powerful historical experience to draw upon: the end of the Cold War.

News

Twenty-seven Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development announced for 2007

May 2007

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University is pleased to announce its new class of Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development.

Unfinished Business in Europe

September 2002

Michael A. McFaul - To make his case, [Bush] has a powerful historical experience to draw upon: the end of the Cold War.

A New Wave of Democratic Revolutions

May 2005

On May 18, a roundtable organized jointly by CDDRL and CREEES and chaired by SIIS Senior Fellow Gail Lapidus brought together visiting scholars Temuri Yakobashvili from Georgia, Volodymyr Kulyk...

Events

A New Wave of Democratic Revolutions? Comparing Georgia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan and Belarus

May 18, 2005

This is a round table symposium organized jointly by CDDRL and CREEES. Participants will include visitors from Georgia, Ukraine, Belarus and CDDRL's own Steve LeVine and Gail Lapidus.

Democracy Promotion and the Presidential Elections in Belarus

April 5, 2006

Trygve Olson is a political and public affairs professional who brings nearly twenty years of experience, working on five continents, to his profession.

Reverse Contagion: The Rise of the Authoritarian Internationale in the Former Soviet Union

November 8, 2006

Vitali Silitski received his PhD in Political Science from Rutgers University.