MillerComm Lecture Series

The Spider Trap: Corruption, Organized Crime and Transition in the Balkans and Russia

Thursday, April 6th, 2006
Misha Glenny
7:30 pm

Third Floor, Levis Faculty Center
919 West Illinois Street

Event Description

Award-winning journalist and author of The Balkans, 1804-1999, Misha Glenny will discuss his current research: the tangled relationship between weak government, corrupt business and crime as the foundation for the emergence of capitalism and the driving force in the region since 1989.

Hosted by: Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center

In conjunction with: Center for International Business Education and Research, Center for the Study of Democratic Governance, College of Law, Department of History, Department of Journalism, Department of Political Science, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, European Union Center, Global Studies Initiative, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, Institute for Government and Public Affairs, International Programs and Studies, Program in Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security

WILL-AM580 FOCUS interview with Misha Glenny

Event Video
Misha Glenny

Journalist and Historian, London