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1. The Red Web Comes to the United States

  • Published: 10 months ago
  • Duration: 1:03:01
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The Red Web Comes to the United States

Andrei Soldatov, investigative journalist. Sponsor: CREES. Nov 8, 2017.


2. The Other Stories in Anna Karenina: A Translator’s Perspective

  • Published: 3 years ago
  • Duration: 1:18:41
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The Other Stories in Anna Karenina: A Translator’s Perspective

Rosamund Bartlett, writer, scholar, and translator. Sponsor: CREES. Mar 18, 2015.


3. Writing the Russian Conquest of Central Asia, 1839-1915

  • Published: 6 years ago
  • Duration: 50:44
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Writing the Russian Conquest of Central Asia, 1839-1915

Alexander Morrison, lecturer in imperial history, University of Liverpool. Sponsored by CREES. February 8, 2012.


4. Bought and Sold: Living and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia

  • Published: 5 years ago
  • Duration: 44:32
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Bought and Sold: Living and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia

Patrick Hyder Patterson (PhD History 2001), associate professor of history, University of California, San Diego. Sponsor: CREES.


5. Beyond the Tower: What Happens When Your Grad School Application Essay Comes True

  • Published: 6 years ago
  • Duration: 47:01
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Beyond the Tower: What Happens When Your Grad School Application Essay Comes True

Edwin Paxson (MA REES '93, JD Law '92), principal counsel, International Finance Corporation of the World Bank. Sponsored by ...


6. Mrożek on Trial: On the Short Plays of Sławomir Mrożek

  • Published: 2 years ago
  • Duration: 49:41
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Mrożek on Trial: On the Short Plays of Sławomir Mrożek

Joanna Trzeciak Huss, associate professor of modern and classical language studies, Kent State University. Sponsor: Copernicus ...


7. Escaping the Poverty Trap: Economic Convergence between Russian Regions in the 1990s and 2000s."

  • Published: 5 years ago
  • Duration: 51:02
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Escaping the Poverty Trap: Economic Convergence between Russian Regions in the 1990s and 2000s."

Sergei Guriev, professor of economics; president, Center for Economic & Financial Research; rector, New Economic School.


8. Taking the Place of Stalin: The Story of Late Communism

  • Published: 2 years ago
  • Duration: 1:11:05
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Taking the Place of Stalin: The Story of Late Communism

Paulina Bren, adjunct assistant professor in the multidisciplinary programs, Vassar College. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East ...


9. Understanding Radical Evil: Communism and Fascism as Open Wounds.

  • Published: 5 years ago
  • Duration: 53:41
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Understanding Radical Evil: Communism and Fascism as Open Wounds.

Vladimir Tismaneanu, professor of comparative politics, University of Maryland. Sponsors: CREES, WCED, CES. March 13, 2013.


10. An Anthropology of Romania’s Secret Police

  • Published: 3 years ago
  • Duration: 1:26:17
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An Anthropology of Romania’s Secret Police

Katherine Verdery, Julien J. Studley Faculty Scholar and Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Graduate Center of the City ...


11. Jewish Voices in Russia and Ukraine: What Are They Saying?

  • Published: 1 year ago
  • Duration: 50:09
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Jewish Voices in Russia and Ukraine: What Are They Saying?

Mikhail Krutikov, professor of Slavic languages and literatures and Judaic studies, U-M. Sponsor: Center for Russian, East ...


12. Between Religion and Ethnic Identity: Christian Movements in Contemporary Central Asia

  • Published: 1 year ago
  • Duration: 1:19:47
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Between Religion and Ethnic Identity: Christian Movements in Contemporary Central Asia

Sebastien Peyrouse, research professor of international affairs, George Washington University. Sponsors: Center for Russian, ...


13. The Foreign Queen and the Ultranationalist Legionaries

  • Published: 3 years ago
  • Duration: 1:11:20
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The Foreign Queen and the Ultranationalist Legionaries

Full title: The Foreign Queen and the Ultranationalist Legionaries: Early 20th-Century Appropriations and Manipulations of the ...


14. Problematizing Populism: The Polish Radical Right and the Return of National Communism

  • Published: 11 months ago
  • Duration: 1:02:37
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Problematizing Populism: The Polish Radical Right and the Return of National Communism

Brian Porter-Szűcs, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of History, U-M. Sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian ...


15. Russia’s Complex Relationship with the North Caucasus: Past and Present

  • Published: 7 months ago
  • Duration: 1:21:30
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Russia’s Complex Relationship with the North Caucasus: Past and Present

Geneviève Zubrzycki, WCEE director. Pauline Jones, professor of political science, U-M; Alexander Knysh, professor of Islamic ...


16. Annual Copernicus Lecture: The Glory and Poverty of the ’68 Generation

  • Published: 1 year ago
  • Duration: 1:21:27
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Annual Copernicus Lecture: The Glory and Poverty of the ’68 Generation

Adam Michnik, historian and editor-in-chief, Gazeta Wyborcza. Sponsor: Copernicus Program in Polish Studies. Apr 3, 2017.


17. "The Housing Question" in Eastern Europe Today: Gentrification in Post-Socialist Cities

  • Published: 6 months ago
  • Duration: 1:00:44
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"The Housing Question" in Eastern Europe Today: Gentrification in Post-Socialist Cities

Liviu Chelcea (PhD anthropology '04), professor of sociology, University of Bucharest. Sponsors: CREES, Anthropology. Mar 7 ...


18. Gypsycriminality and the Racial Politics of Punishment in Central Europe

  • Published: 4 years ago
  • Duration: 1:20:40
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Gypsycriminality and the Racial Politics of Punishment in Central Europe

Lynne Haney, professor of sociology, New York University. Sponsors: CREES, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. Jan 29 ...


19. On Again, Off Again: Freedom of Speech in Russia

  • Published: 6 years ago
  • Duration: 48:20
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On Again, Off Again: Freedom of Speech in Russia

CREES Noon Lecture by Victor Shenderovich, writer. Sponsored by CREES and Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies.


20. Arbitrary Borders? The Logic of Bolshevik Boundary-Making in the South Caucasus, 1921-25

  • Published: 6 years ago
  • Duration: 50:50
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Arbitrary Borders? The Logic of Bolshevik Boundary-Making in the South Caucasus, 1921-25

CREES Noon Lecture by Arsene Saparov, Alex and Marie Manoogian Foundation Post-doctoral Fellow, U-M. Sponsored by ...