Tag: Russia

The Russian Question in French and European Politics

For more information and to RSVP, please click here. Invited speakers will discuss questions about the possible influence of Russia in the upcoming French presidential election, the changing nature of French-Russian relations before the election, and possible changes in the...

/ March 2, 2017

Russia’s usable past

Benjamin Nathans’ new book will reexamine the Soviet dissident movement.

/ February 28, 2017

To Dziga Vertov, Artist of the Revolution

On February 24th, please join us for “To Dziga Vertov, Artist of the Revolution” featuring John MacKay of Yale University. The event is part of the Occasional series, sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. Dziga Vertov unquestionably saw...

/ February 24, 2017

To the Success of Our Hopeless Cause: A History of the Soviet Dissident Movement

The Jordan Center’s Colloquium Series serves to introduce the most recent work of scholars within the Slavic field. Participants come from universities across the country and abroad, and work in disciplines ranging from history, political science and anthropology to literature...

/ February 22, 2017

Narrating the Soviet Metropolis: Visual Culture, Underground Architectural Space, and the Moscow Metro

On February 17th, 2017 please join us for “Narrating the Soviet Metropolis: Visual Culture, Underground Architectural Space, and the Moscow Metro” featuring James T. Andrews of Iowa State University. The event is part of the Occasional series, sponsored by the...

/ February 17, 2017

Alexander Dugin is not Rasputin: he’s another tool in the Kremlin toolbox

Vladimir Putin exploits the Russian far-right, not the other way around.

/ February 17, 2017

Dancing the Cold War: An International Symposium

Please join us for a three-day symposium sponsored by the Harriman Institute and the Barnard College Department of Dance. The Cold War was fought on many fronts, with dance as a powerful weapon in its arsenal.  The ballet wars of the 1950s...

/ February 16, 2017

Book Talk – Everyone Loses: the Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest for Post-Soviet Eurasia

Please join us for a book talk with Samuel Charap, co-author of Everyone Loses: The Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest for Post-Soviet Eurasia (Routledge, 2017). Support for this event was provided by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York....

/ February 15, 2017

An Artist on the Move: Vasilii Vasilievich Vereshchagin and Russian Humanitarianism in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century

On February 10th, 2017 please join us for “An Artist on the Move: Vasilii Vasilievich Vereshchagin and Russian Humanitarianism in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century,” featuring Ada Dialla of the School of Fine Arts (Athens, Greece). The event is part...

/ February 10, 2017
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From one-man pickets to flashmobs, Russian protesters get creative

Research presented Tuesday at Columbia reveals patterns of dissent in Putin’s Russia.

/ February 10, 2017