The Future of Eastern Europe

The Keck Center for International and Strategic
Studies and the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum are
pleased to present the final speaker in the lecture series
"The Future of Communism in Europe and Asia." Dr.
Charles Gati discusses "The Future of Eastern Europe"
at the Athenaeum on March 29.

Born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1934, he left his home
in 1956. He subsequently received his doctoral degree
from the University of Indiana. Dr. Gati is professor of
political science at Union College. From 1971 to 1988 he
was a senior research fellow at Columbia University's
Research Institute on International Change, teaching
courses on Soviet-East European relations at Columbia's Harriman Institute for Advanced Study of the
Soviet Union as well.

His latest book, Soviet-East European Relations in Transition, will be published this spring. His published works
include Hungary and the Soviet Bloc (1986), The Debate over
(1977), and The International Politics of Eastern Europe (1976).

He is a frequent guest on such TV programs as
"MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour," "Nightline with Ted
Koppel," and "This Week with David Brinkley."

The lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. and is preceded by a
5:30 reception and 6:00 dinner. If you wish to attend the
reception and dinner, please fill out and return the
reservation form.