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Hudson Institute > The Bradley Center for Philanthropy & Civic Renewal >ESSAY: Civil Society and Philanthropy under Putin
This essay by Alexander Livshin and Richard Weitzwas published in the May 2006 issue (volume 8, no. 3) of The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law, a quarterly publication of the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law.
 Dr. Alexander Livshin is a Professor at the School of Public Administration, Moscow State University, and a Visiting IREX Fellow at Hudson Institute's Bradley Center for Philanthropy and Civic Renewal.
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On Friday, May 5, WILLIAM SCHAMBRA of Hudson Institute's Bradley Center was joined by the Heritage Foundation's ARIEL COHEN, NIKOLAS GVOSDEV of The National Interest and The Nixon Center, and ALEXANDER LIVSHIN of Moscow State University to explore this question: What are the implications of Russia's new NGO law for the nonprofit sector, civil society, and democracy in Russia today?
...Alexander Livshin, Visiting Fellow, Hudson Institute
1 Dr. Alexander Livshin is a ...
1 Dr. Alexander Livshin is a professor at the School of Public Administration, Moscow State University, and a visiting IREX Fellow at Hudson Institute's Bradley Center for Philanthropy and Civic Renewal.
Alexander Livshin, Visiting Fellow, Hudson Institute
Dr. Alexander Livshin's
presentation focused on philanthropy in Russia.
noted that it was a right time to talk about it since philanthropy fits into the current political pattern.
It is also becoming important to Russia in terms of developing the country.
Russian philanthropy has been growing over the past six years.
According to the recent data that Dr. Livshin
cited, Russia's 23 biggest companies gave $1.5 billion as donations to various causes.
Dr. ALEXANDER LIVSHIN, professor at the School of Public Administration, Moscow State University, is a visiting fellow at Hudson.
School of Public Administration
Alexander Livshin is an associate professor at the School of Public Administration at Moscow State University, where he has worked since 1991.
primary research interests focus on nongovernmental organization (NGO) management, relations between government, businesses and NGOs, corporate social responsibility, Russian history, and Russian politics.
Livshin received a PhD in 1986 from Moscow State University and defended his post-doctoral dissertation (Doktor Nauk) in 2004.
Livshin has served as a visiting professor at various international universities, the most recent of which are the Maxwell School of Citizenship, Syracuse University, USA (2001-2202), Ecole des Hautes en Science Scociale, Paris, France (1999), and the Kennedy Center for International Studies, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA.
is the author of numerous publications, the most recent of which are "Current Issues of the Development of Nonprofit Economy" (2006), "Nonprofit Sector in Russia and the World: Current Problems of Management and Economic Development" (2005), "Popular Opinion in Soviet Russia, 1917-1929 (2004), and "The State and Society
: Dialogue via Letters" (2002).
Livshin is currently collaborating with Richard Weitz, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, on co-authoring a white paper entitled "Building and Maintaining Foundations in Modern Societies."
Weitz is currently collaborating with Alexander Livshin
on co-authoring a white paper entitled "Building and Maintaining Foundations in Modern Societies."