Coming events


In mid-September 2017, Bill Taubman began appearances throughout the US and in Europe to discuss Gorbachev. It’s been a busy several months, but everything scheduled for 2017, and many events for 2018, have already happened. See below for what’s still coming in 2018. You can also check Look and Listen to find links to audio and video recordings, including many for past events.


April 16 (Monday), 6:30 to 8:00pm: Houston, TX

Where: The Junior League, 1811 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston 77027
What: World Affairs Council of Greater Houston and the Houston Seminar co-host a lecture by William Taubman on Gorbachev: His Life and Times. This is a ticketed event open to the public; tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. Registration begins at 6:30; the event is from 7:00 to 8:00.
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April 18 (Wednesday), 12:15 to 1:45pm: Austin, TX

Where: University of Texas at Austin, LBJ School of Public Affairs, Sid Richardson Hall 3.122. Red River St., Austin 78712
What: The Strauss Center welcomes Dr. William Taubman to give a talk on his latest book Gorbachev: His Life and Times. Co-sponsored by the university’s Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies and Department of Government. The event is free and open to the public
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April 19 (Thursday), 6:00 to 8:30pm: Dallas, TX

Where: Jones Day, 2727 N. Harwood St., Dallas, TX 75201
What: The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth presents Dueling Views of the Cold War’s End: A Conversation with Biographers of Mikhail Gorbachev and George H.W. Bush, with William Taubman and Jeffrey Engel (author of When the World Seemed New: George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War), moderated by Svetlana Savranskaya and Thomas Blanton, principals with George Washington University’s National Security Archive. Event sponsored by Jones Day and PWC, in partnership with the Center for Presidential History at SMU. Ticketed and open to the public. Program begins at 6pm; book-signing and reception at 7pm.
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More to look forward to:

(Details will come later)

May 19: New York, NY. Bill Taubman will participate on a panel at 2018 Biographers International Conference at the Levy Center at CUNY.
October 4: Portland, OR. Speaking at Portland State University.
Additional events in fall 2018: University of Washington; Portugal and Spain.