Events archive

Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Dave Dalton (Independent Scholar)
6 February 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Among the key puzzles of Ukraine’s post-communist development have been its poor economic performance and an inability to develop a fully rule-of-law state. The two issues are related, my research... Read more
Olenka S. Dmytryk (Cambridge)
3 February 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Dahrendorf Room
At the time when the securitization of ‘traditional’ or ‘spiritual and moral values’ (Østbø 2017) is used by Russia as a justification for military invasion and genocide, it is important to talk... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Diana Kudaibergenova (Cambridge)
30 January 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
In this talk, I argue that unconventional ways of political contention successfully shape the regime, its elites, and its forms of oppression even under the most authoritarian contexts and... Read more
Dr Zbig Wojnowski (St Antony's)
27 January 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Dahrendorf Room
This talk explores the life and posthumous commemoration of the pop musician Volodymyr Ivasiuk. Although Ivasiuk promoted his Ukrainian-language music on Soviet radio and television in the 1970s, he... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Eleanor Knott (LSE)
23 January 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
In Moldova, the number of dual citizens has risen exponentially in the last decades. Before annexation, many saw Russia as granting citizenship to – or passportizing – large numbers in Crimea. In... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Olga Tokariuk (RISJ & CEPA)
16 January 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Andrei Soldatov (LSE, co-founder Agentura.Ru website), Irina Borogan (Journalist, co-founder Agentura.Ru website)
2 December 2022 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Andrei Soldatov, Visiting Fellow at LSE, and journalist Irina Borogan will each present in a broad discussion of their research on how the Russian state seeks to control its citizens, historically... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Miriam Dobson (University of Sheffield)
28 November 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
The seminar series this autumn focuses on the history of the USSR’s non-Russian republics and successor states. It explores political reforms, socio-economic transformations, and cultural upheavals... Read more
Sir Laurie Bristow (President, Hughes Hall, Cambridge)
25 November 2022 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Celebrating the life of Elizabeth Teague Event co-convened by the Russian and East European Programme of the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies with the Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre, St... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Olga Khomenko (St Antony's)
21 November 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
The seminar series this autumn focuses on the history of the USSR’s non-Russian republics and successor states. It explores political reforms, socio-economic transformations, and cultural upheavals... Read more
Tetyana Malyarenko (Odesa Academy of Law), Tamara Martsenyuk (Kyiv-Mohyla – to participate virtually), Sarah Whitmore (Oxford Brookes) and Bettina Renz (Nottingham), Lenka Bustikova (St Antony's), Yuliya Bidenko (Karazin Kharkiv National University), Volodymyr Paniotto (Kyiv-Mohyla - to participate virtually), Andrew Wilson (UCL SSEES), Tatiana Zhurzhenko (ZOiS, Berlin), Vlad Mykhnenko (Oxford), Denys Nizalov (De Montfort), Roy Allison (St Antony's), Jonathan Holslag (Free University of Brussels), Kateryna Zarembo (New Europe Center, Kyiv – to participate virtually), Viktoriya Sereda (Ukrainian Catholic University - to participate virtually), Olga Tokariuk (Reuters Institute, Oxford)
18 November 2022 - 10:00am to 19 November 2022 - 2:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
To attend, please register with Eventbrite War and the Future of Ukraine 18-19 November 2022 Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s College 11-12.45: Panel 1: The War: its features and its course  ... Read more
H.E. Mr Viljar Lubi, Ambassador of Estonia to the UK , Professor Paul Betts (St Antony's), Dr Mart Kuldkepp (UCL), Anniki Mikelsaar (Linacre)
16 November 2022 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium
The Singing Revolution was Estonia’s dramatic, non-violent struggle for independence from the USSR. Hundreds of thousands gathered in public to sing forbidden patriotic songs and to cheer demands for... Read more
Leonid Volkov (Chief of Staff for Alexei Navalny, Political Director, Anti-Corruption Foundation)
16 November 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
Leonid Volkov is chief of staff for Alexey Navalny and political director of Navalny’s team. He was campaign manager for Navalny’s mayoral campaign in Moscow in 2013, as well as for his bid to get... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Nataliya Kibita (University of Glasgow)
14 November 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
The seminar series this autumn focuses on the history of the USSR’s non-Russian republics and successor states. It explores political reforms, socio-economic transformations, and cultural upheavals... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Stefan Guth (Heidelberg University)
7 November 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
The seminar series this autumn focuses on the history of the USSR’s non-Russian republics and successor states. It explores political reforms, socio-economic transformations, and cultural upheavals... Read more

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