Events archive

Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Vladislav Zubok (LSE)
16 October 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Andy Willimott (University of Reading)
9 October 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Claire Knight (Max Hayward Fellow, St Antony's)
29 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
From 1942 to 1945, Joseph Stalin disappeared from Soviet visual culture. There was, after all, an inherent risk in linking the image of Stalin with the calls to defend, protect and liberate that... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Rachel Applebaum (Tufts University)
22 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
During the Cold War, the Soviet Union and its satellite state of Czechoslovakia were entwined in a far-reaching "friendship project," which significantly impacted cultural and social life in both... Read more
Vladimir Mau (Rector of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration); Andrey Kazmin (former Chairman of Sberbank); Peter Tabak (Lead Economist, EBRD); Richard Luddington (Vice Chairman of Morgan Stanley) and others
19 May 2017 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
There will be two panels: ‘Recent developments in the Russian and post-Soviet economies: performance, challenges and reforms’; ‘Possible future trajectories of the Russian economy and its... Read more
Professor Andrew Kahn (St Edmund Hall), Dr Oliver Ready (St Antony's)
16 May 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
RESC Library Reading Room
All are welcome to the launch of Oliver Ready’s new book, Persisting in Folly: Russian Writers in Search of Wisdom, 1963-2013 (Peter Lang), at St Antony’s on Tuesday 16 May. Professor Andrew Kahn,... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Miriam Dobson (University of Sheffield)
15 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Religion, it has been argued, is essential to the construction of modernity: by dictating the place and nature of acceptable religious behaviour the modern state displays and reaffirms its own power... Read more
Dr Radoslav Yordanov (Visiting Scholar, Harriman Institute, Columbia)
9 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Syndicate Room
Dr Yordanov is the author of The Soviet Union and the Horn of Africa during the Cold War. Between Ideology and Pragmatism (published by Lexington Books, 2016 in The Harvard Cold War Studies Book... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Stefano Pisu (University of Cagliari)
8 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
In Cold War Europe, international film festivals represented much more than a simple artistic event for the USSR. Generally, the Soviets understood festivals as a political and ideological... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Robert Dale (Newcastle)
1 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
When Russians attempted to depict the demobilisation of the Red Army after the Great Patriotic War they almost always turned to the photographs of returning veterans taken in the summer of 1945. The... Read more
Elena Zhirukhina (St Andrews)
25 April 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
Elena Zhirukhina has been a PhD candidate and Marie Curie Fellow at the University of St Andrews. Her doctoral dissertation under the supervision of Professor Rick Fawn, is entitled 'The state... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Jeremy Hicks (Queen Mary, University of London)
24 April 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Alexey Gromyko (Institute of Europe, Moscow)
6 March 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Dr Andrew Monaghan (Senior Research Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House)
6 March 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
This talk will explore the persistent sense of surprise in Euro-Atlantic discussions of Russia, reflecting on some specific examples and on some of the practical and conceptual reasons for it before... Read more
European Studies Seminar
Stephen Smith (All Souls),
2 March 2017 - 5:00pm
European Studies Centre
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