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April 2019

Ben Peters-The Soviet Internet: Beyond the Book

April 12 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
NYU Steinhardt: Media, Culture, and Communication, 239 Greene Street, 8th floor
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Please join us on Friday, April 12th for “The Soviet Internet: Beyond the Book”, a talk with Benjamin Peters, University of Tulsa . This event is part of the Occasional Series, co-sponsored by the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia and Steinhardt| Media, Culture, and Communication. Friday, April 12th Steinhardt| Media, Culture and Communication 239 Greene Street, 8th Floor Between 1959 and 1989, Soviet officials and scientists made numerous attempts to network their nation--to construct a nationwide…

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Dace Dzenovska – School of Europeanness: Tolerance and Other Lessons in Political Liberalism in Latvia

April 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, 19 University Place
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Please join us on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 for a talk by Dace Dzenovska of the Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society; Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, the University of Oxford. This event is part of the Occasional Series and is sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. In the 1990s, the global victory of liberalism as the blueprint for organizing economic and political life seemed certain. Today it no longer does. Governing elites in…

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Juliet Johnson – Monumental Politics: The Power of Public Memory in Putin’s Russia

April 18 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, 19 University Place, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Occasional Series | Thursday, April 18th | 12:30pm - 2:00pm

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Wendy Z. Goldman-Starvation and Survival on the Soviet Home Front during World War II

April 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, 19 University Place
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Please join us on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 for a talk by Wendy Z. Goldman of Carnegie-Mellon University, drawn from her forthcoming and exhaustively researched book, Fortress Dark and Stern. Life, Labor, and Loyalty on the Soviet Home Front during World War II (Oxford University Press). This event is part of the Elihu Rose Lectures in Modern Military History and is co-sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. Wendy Z. Goldman is the Paul Mellon Distinguished…

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Book Talk with Stephen F. Cohen: War with Russia? From Putin & Ukraine to Trump & Russiagate

April 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
NYU Silver, 100 Washington Square East, Room 405
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Please join us on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, for a book talk with Stephen F. Cohen and commentary from Jack Snyder, Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Relations at Columbia University . This event is supported by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. It is part of our New York City-Russian Studies & Policy Event series and is co-sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia and Columbia University's Harriman Institute; Russia, Eurasian,…

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Daria Ezerova – Post-Soviet, Post-Industrial, Post-Future: Rethinking Space After the End of Communism

April 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, 19 University Place
New York, NY 10003 United States
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On Wednesday April 24th, please join us for  "Post-Soviet, Post-Industrial, Post-Future: Rethinking Space After the End of Communism", a talk by Daria Ezerova of Davidson College. This event is part of the Occasional Series and is sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. In 1989, the writer Viktor Erofeev pronounced Soviet literature dead. Two years later it was the Soviet Union itself that had met its demise. But the art and ideology of the former regime,…

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Vanessa Voisin-“Blind Justice”? Domestic, International and Legal Dynamics of Soviet War Purges, 1942-1955

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, 19 University Place
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Please join us on Friday, April 26, 2019 for a talk by Vanessa Voisin associate researcher at the CERCEC (EHESS/CNRS). This event is part of the Elihu Rose Lectures in Modern Military History and is co-sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. Soviet justice is overwhelmingly considered by the scholarship as sham justice, serving any goals except the rule of law.This presentation will focus on a specific type of political cases, namely the trials of presumed…

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May 2019

Eugene Finkel – Ordinary Jews: Choice and Survival during the Holocaust

May 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:50 pm
19 West 4th Street, Room 217, New York, NY 10003 United States + Google Map

Occasional Series | Wednesday, May 1st | 12:30-1:50 PM

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Sheila Puffer-Hammer and Silicon: The Soviet Diaspora in the US Innovation Economy

May 6 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, 19 University Place
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Please join us on Monday, May 6, 2019 for a book talk by Sheila Puffer of Northeastern University. This talk is part of the Occasional Series and is sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. A book signing will follow this event. Please note: the NYU Bookstore off-site event sales are credit/debit card or exact change cash only!! This deeply personal book tells the untold story of the significant contributions of technical professionals from the former…

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Bathsheba Demuth-The Value of Blubber: Soviet Whaling and the Cold War

May 7 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, 19 University Place
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Please join us on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 for a talk by Bathsheba Demuth of Brown University. This event is part of the Elihu Rose Lectures in Modern Military History and is co-sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. This talk traces the history of whaling in the North Pacific from the early 1930s until the 1980s, where the Soviet Union's desire to exploit whales clashed with the growing American view of cetaceans as deserving preservation.…

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