Events archive

Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Irina Sadovina (Sheffield) & Ilona Chavasse (Unbound Publishing)
30 May 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Anna Nerkagi (born 1952) is a Nenets writer and social activist, who has returned to the nomadic way of life in the Yamal Peninsula, Siberia. She writes in Russian. She currently lives and works near... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Raisa Sidenova (Newcastle)
23 May 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Tatiana Argounova-Low (Aberdeen)
16 May 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Federica Prina (Glasgow)
9 May 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Donald Rayfield (Queen Mary London)
2 May 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Piers Vitebsky (Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge)
25 April 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr David Siroky (Arizona State University)
7 March 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre & Online
Abstract: The field of IR has long privileged factors external to states (such as balance of power and threat, economic dependence), not only but particularly when studying the foreign policy... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Tracey German (KCL)
28 February 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre & Online
The perceived threat posed to Russia from so-called coloured revolutions – popular uprisings attributed by Moscow to malign sponsorship by external forces – has become a central theme in Russian... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Sirke Mäkinen (University of Helsinki)
21 February 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
Why have regimes and societies that would otherwise argue for their distinctiveness and sovereign decision-making caught ‘ranking fever’ in Higher Education? Why are they willing to give up their... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Luca Anceschi (University of Glasgow)
14 February 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
We are witnessing a pandemic power-grab at play in Central Asia: emergency measures supposedly enacted to manage the spread of Covid-19 have been used to further entrench authoritarian control in a... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Nikolay Kozhanov (Qatar University)
7 February 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
During the last eight years, Russia’s relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council have developed along a largely positive trajectory. This trend was determined by a complex mixture of factors that... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Jonas J. Driedger (Johns Hopkins, Washington DC)
31 January 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and its semi-covert role in the Donbass conflict surprised experts and policymakers alike. Since then, the conflict has increased Western-Russian tensions. Against... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Dimitar Bechev (Oxford University)
24 January 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
Relations between Russia and Turkey are a curious mix of fierce competition and close cooperation: their ‘cooperative rivalry’ is an open challenge to the EU, given the two powers' embrace of... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Filippo Costa Buranelli (St Andrews)
17 January 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
The talk will make the case for looking at Central Asia as a regional order, emphasising its fundamental norms, rules, and institutions as well as elements of continuity and change. It will do so by... Read more