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Past Events - 2019

О РOССИИ ПО-РУССКИ!/On Russia in Russian!: Russian Language Talks

    О России по-русски!/On Russia in Russian! REEI Russian-language Colloquium «Между игрой и реальностью: детские сверхъестественные верования в цифровую эпоху» [Between Play and Reality: Children’s Supernatural Beliefs in the Digital Age – lecture in Russian] talk by Angelina Kozlovskaia, European University
    Angelina Kozlovskaia, European University, Saint Petersburg
    Monday, March 25, 2019
    More information can be found here



    A doctoral candidate in anthropology at the European University in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Angelina Kozlovskaia has presented her research at conferences in Russia as well as India, Australia, Finland, Belgium, and Estonia. During Spring 2019 she is a visiting scholar with the Russian and East European Institute and the Russian Studies Workshop.

    «Прошлое в настоящем, или Борьба за историю в современной России» [Past in the Present or The Battle over History in Contemporary Russia--lecture in Russian]
    Ivan Kurilla, Professor of History and International Relations, European University, St. Petersburg

    Monday, March 4, 2019
    More information can be found here



    Ivan Kurilla is Professor of History and International Relations at European University, St. Petersburg. In addition to authoring monographs and editing collections in his primary field of interest, the history of US-Russian relations (especially during the American antebellum and Civil War periods), he has organized workshops, published articles, and edited volumes on the use of history, historical memory, and historical politics in Russia and the post-Soviet space. Dr. Kurilla has also published articles on relations between the state and society in contemporary Russia and op-ed pieces in the Washington Post and New York Times on aspects of contemporary US Russian relations.

    «На службе общества и... автократов: Как свободные медиа помогают авторитарным режимам выживать» [Serving the Public and... Autocrats: How Free Media Promote the Survival of Authoritarian Regimes—lecture in Russian]
    Valerii Nechai, Higher School of Economics (St. Petersburg)

    Wednesday, February 6, 2019
    More information can be found here
    The Powerpoint presentation can be found here



    Valerii Nechai is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Applied Political Science at the Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg. His research addresses the interaction of media and politics.

English-language Talks

    THE AMERICANISTS lecture series
    "Frenemies: US-Russian Relations from a Historical Perspective"
    Ivan Kurilla, Professor of History and International Relations, European University, St. Petersburg

    Wednesday, March 6, 2019
    More information can be found here

    Ivan Kurilla is Professor of History and International Relations at European University, St. Petersburg. In addition to authoring monographs and editing collections in his primary field of interest, the history of US-Russian relations (especially during the American antebellum and Civil War periods), he has organized workshops, published articles, and edited volumes on the use of history, historical memory, and historical politics in Russia and the post-Soviet space. Dr. Kurilla has also published articles on relations between the state and society in contemporary Russia and op-ed pieces in the Washington Post and New York Times on aspects of contemporary US Russian relations.
    "Environmental Challenges, Policies, and Grass-Roots Campaigns in Today's Russia"
    Angelina Davydova, environmental journalist

    Friday, February 15, 2019
    More information can be found here



    Angelina Davydova is currently based at UC Davis as a Humphrey Fellow. She was a past Reuters Foundation fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Oxford University (2006) and head of the German-Russian Office of Environmental Information (www.rnei.de). Since 2008 Davydova has been an observer of the UN Climate negotiation process (UNFCCC) and regularly publishes her work in Russian and international media (including the Thomson Reuters Foundation, The Conversation, Open Democracy, and Science Magazine). Davydova is also the curator of a two-year media training program, “Water Stories,” which features stories dedicated to water issues in Central Asia.