Democracy in Action: Building Sustainable Communities in Russia and the United States

Joint exchange project with the International Interdisciplinary Environmental Association (IEA, Assumption College, USA).

The aim of the project: to bring together various disciplines in order to enhance their individual knowledge of environmental issues through interdisciplinary dialogue and discussion; to inform the educated layperson about accomplishments, current concerns and future plans to create a sustainable future in Russia and the United States. Several panels were conducted as part of the Fourth Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment (was held on 7-10 July, 1998 in Washington, DC). International workshop was held on 26-28 August, 1998 in St. Petersburg. Working papers of the two meetings were published in January 1999.

Supported by the Trust for Mutual Understanding.