Tag: Russia

Understanding and Preserving 18th-Century Architecture in Soviet and Contemporary Russia

A talk with Lev Maciel, Associate Professor at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow.

/ February 16, 2016

German-EU-Russian Relations: Dissolution of “Strategic” and “Modernization” Partnerships

Hannes Adomeit, a fellow at the Transatlantic Academy, on the strained relations between Germany and Russia. Will German and European-Russian relations inevitably return to “business as usual”? Or, are we witnessing the beginning of a prolonged phase of alienation between...

/ February 15, 2016

Golden Age of Russian Rock

NYU’s Michael Danilin brings us “back to the exciting 1980s and get them acquainted with some of the most notable representatives of the Russian rock genre.” Danilin is a scholar of modern music and the host of Rock-N-Dance Radio, an...

/ February 12, 2016

Blogging Russia

Thomas Campbell is a St. Petersburg-based writer and activist who has been writing and blogging about Russian grassroots politics since 2008. With Professor Eliot Borenstein (NYU), Campbell will discuss protest movements, urban development, political prisoners and more.

/ February 10, 2016

Criminal Capitalism in Imperial Russia: Counterfeiters, Merchants and Gendarmes

A talk with Sergei Antonov of Columbia University. From the Jordan Center website: Forgery and counterfeiting are as old as money itself, but they enjoyed a fresh start in the eighteenth century when European states, including Russia after 1769, began...

/ February 5, 2016