Tag: Russia

Bankrupts and Usurers of Imperial Russia

Please join us for a talk with Sergei Antonov (Department of History, Columbia University) for a talk about his new book, Bankrupts and Userers of Imperial Russia: Debt, Property, and the Law in the Age of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy (Harvard...

/ November 9, 2016

Nineteenth-Century Russian Women’s Novels: Questions, Thoughts, and Speculations

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...

/ October 29, 2016

Urban Poetry: St. Petersburg – New York

Please join us for an opening reception for the exhibit “Urban Poetry: St. Petersburg – New York.” with photography by Mark Serman. Exhibit on display October 19, 2016 – December 16, 2016, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. This show features an abridged collection...

/ October 19, 2016

Poisoned by Gas: Energy Dependence in East-Central Europe

Please join us for a talk with Emily Holland, Ph.D candidate in Political Science at Columbia University. While we expect states to pursue energy independence from foreign suppliers as a first priority, in fact many states do not do so....

/ October 3, 2016
United Nations Security Council

Russia and the US continue sparring in the Security Council

Secretary Kerry accused Russian officials of living in a "parallel universe" when it comes to Syria.

/ September 27, 2016

The Less You Know, The Better You Sleep

Please join us for a talk with David Satter about his new book The Less You Know, The Better You Sleep: Russia’s Road to Terror and Dictatorship Under Yeltsin and Putin (Yale University Press, 2016). In December 2013, David Satter...

/ September 27, 2016

Legacies of the Chechen Wars and the Russian State

Please join us for a roundtable discussion devoted to the legacies of the Chechen Wars and their significance for the Chechen and Russian societies and International Law. The roundtable participants will include Mark Kramer, Program Director of the Project on...

/ September 24, 2016

Revolutionary Origins of Soviet Durability

On September 21st, 2016, please join us for a talk with Lucan Way, Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto on “Revolutionary Origins of Soviet Durability”. The twentieth century saw the emergence of a number of authoritarian regimes...

/ September 21, 2016

“Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire”

Agnia Grigas, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, presents her book on renascent Russian expansionism. From the Harriman Institute: How will Russia try to redraw post-Soviet borders? In the wake of recent Russian expansionism, political risk expert Agnia Grigas...

/ April 5, 2016

Stalin and the Struggle for Supremacy in Eurasia

A lecture with Alfred J. Rieber, professor at the Central European University in Budapest. Rieber’s talk with summarize the argument of his new book Stalin and the Struggle for Supremacy in Eurasia.

/ March 31, 2016