Aftermaths: Repression, Participation and Retribution in East Central Europe

A two-day symposium on political participation in repressive regimes in Central Europe and the Eastern Bloc. Full conference schedule available here.

/ February 19, 2016

Academic Diplomacy and Cultural Cold War in Soviet Ukraine

A presentation by Sergie Zhuk of Ball State University. From the Harriman Institute: Using the personal histories of Soviet Americanists, experts in U.S./Canadian studies in Soviet Ukraine, Sergei Zhuk explores their various functions in “academic diplomacy” between the United States...

/ February 17, 2016

The International Dimension of Autocratization

Anastassia V. Obydenkova, a fellow at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian studies at Harvard, on the comparative politics of the post-Soviet states. This event will take place in Room 1201 of Columbia’s International Affairs Building.

/ February 16, 2016

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