Describe the Night Post-Show Community Conversation

June 23, 2019


    Sunday, June 23  //  Following the 2 PM Performance of DESCRIBE THE NIGHT

    Join us for a post-show community conversation about the vital questions raised by Describe the Night, and their personal and societal implications. At this session, we will be joined by Jeffrey Mankoff, deputy director and senior fellow with the CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program, as well as some of the artists involved with bringing Describe the Night to life. Each has unique perspectives on the play that will act as conversation catalysts.

    There will be other Community Conversations for Describe the Night held on June 9 and June 16.

    About Jeffrey Mankoff

    Jeffrey Mankoff

    JEFFREY MANKOFF is deputy director and senior fellow with the CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program. He is the author of Russian Foreign Policy: The Return of Great Power Politics (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009) and a frequent commentator on international security, Russian foreign policy, regional security in the Caucasus and Central Asia, ethnic conflict, and energy security. Before coming to CSIS, he served as an adviser on U.S.-Russia relations at the U.S. Department of State as a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow. From 2008 to 2010, he was associate director of International Security Studies at Yale University and an adjunct fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. In addition to his policy research, Dr. Mankoff teaches courses on international security and Central Asia at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Dr. Mankoff has held academic fellowships at Harvard, Yale, and Moscow State Universities. He holds dual B.A.s in international studies and Russian from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. in diplomatic history from Yale.