"Taste of Russia" Dinner in Celebration of Citizen Diplomacy

Featuring Guest Speaker: Dr. Igor Tolochin

"Russia 2013: Waiting for Spring in the Land of Long Winters"

Dr. Igor Tolochin is a perceptive observer of both Russia and the United States. He will discuss the current tensions between our two governments, the challenges for both countries, and his perspective on social and political change in Russia.

As the Russian Coordinator for Projects with the Miami Valley Episcopal Russian Network (MVERN), Dr. Tolochin has been a frequent visitor to the Miami Valley during the last fifteen years. He received a Ph.D. in English from the University of St. Petersburg, Russia, where he now is a professor in the Department of English. He has been the recipient of grants and fellowships from Oxford University, the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and Dartmouth College and is a Fellow at the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies in Washington, D.C.

Event Information

6:00 PM Social and Cash Bar
6:30 PM Russian Buffet Dinner
7:30 PM Program: Dr Tolochin

$35 per Person

Please note: The banquet room is on the second floor and is only accessible by stairs.

Reservation Deadline: August 6, 2013

Payment by Check, payable to the Dayton Council on World Affairs:
DCOWA, P.O. Box 9190, Dayton, OH 45409

Payment online by credit card:
(Note a credit card service fee of $2.74 will be added to the charge)

For more information and to confirm your reservation: 937-620-2352 or

    Sponsored by:

  1. The Dayton Council on World Affairs
  2. Miami Valley Episcopal Russian Network
  3. Dayton International Peace Museum

Visit the Exhibit

"Every Citizen a Diplomat: Citizen Diplomacy and American-Soviet Relations During the Cold War"

Continuing Through August at the Dayton International Peace Museum
208 West Monument Ave
Dayton, Ohio 45402
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