BEARR Trust Annual Lecture – 20 September 2018 at 6 pm

“Putin’s Russia and the Ghosts of the Past”

 Speaker: Shaun Walker

This year’s Annual Lecture, kindly hosted once again by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), One Exchange Square, London EC2A 2JN, will be at 6pm on 20 September 2018.


Shaun Walker is Central and Eastern Europe Correspondent for The Guardian, based in Budapest and covering the wider region. Previously, he spent more than a decade in Moscow, first for The Independent and then for The Guardian. His book on Putin’s Russia, The Long Hangover: Putin’s New Russia and the Ghosts of the Past, was published in January 2018 by Oxford University Press.

The lecture will be followed by a reception, which will allow for further discussion and networking with others with an interest in the field.

The lecture is free, and all are welcome. However, this is The BEARR Trust’s main fund-raising event of the year, and guests are invited to make an advance donation of £25 per person.  All proceeds will go towards BEARR’s work to support health and welfare and to strengthen civil society through our Small Grants Scheme.

Please book your place either via Eventbrite, using this linkor using one of the methods on this booking form.

All names must be given in advance for security reasons so please return the booking form as soon as possible, and at the latest by 14 September. Please note that you should arrive in good time, using EBRD’s One Exchange Square entrance only, to allow for security procedures.  No tickets will be issued, but you may assume that if you have sent in your form, places have been reserved for you and your guests.