Events archive

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
Book Launch
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Jonathan Wheatley (Oxford Brookes)
27 February 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Anastasia Valeeva (Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism)
27 February 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
Anastasia Valeeva is a Russian freelance journalist specialized in investigative reporting and open data. Since 2012 she has been based in Europe where, as a freelancer, she has been writing and... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Katja Yafimava (Oxford Institute of Energy Studies)
20 February 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Chris Davis (Wolfson)
13 February 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Dr Lucas Kello (DPIR)
13 February 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Kenneth Wilson (Dongguk University, Seoul)
6 February 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre

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