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March 2019

Lesia Kulchynska: Cases of Banned and Attacked Exhibitions in Ukraine

March 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Please join us on Wednesday, March 27th for a talk by Lesia Kulchynska, visiting Fulbright Scholar. This event is co-sponsored by the NYU Department of Comparative Literature, the NYU Department of Russian and Slavic Studies and the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. From Dr. Kulchynska: "In 2013 I conducted a series of interviews with individuals who initiated different acts of censorship against artworks or art exhibitions in Ukraine. This study has led me to an unexpected revelation:…

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The 40th Annual Conference of the Northeast Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (NESEEES)

March 30 @ 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, 19 University Place
New York, NY 10003 United States
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The 40th Annual Conference of the Northeast Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (NESEEES) will take place at the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia on Saturday, March 30, 2019. NESEEES is a regional affiliate of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES). Each spring, the annual conference brings together junior and senior scholars – graduate students as well as professionals with significant experience in the field – who present and discuss their ongoing…

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April 2019

Tatiana Linkhoeva- Between the Hammer and the Anvil: Buriat-Mongols, the Soviet Union and Imperial Japan

April 5 @ 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 5th for “Between the Hammer and the Anvil: Buriat-Mongols, the Soviet Union and Imperial Japan”, a presentation by Tatiana Linkhoeva, New York University. This event is part of the Colloquium Series, sponsored by the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. The Soviet Union and Imperial Japan have been viewed as being ideologically on opposite sides: the former was communist and internationalist, and the latter fascist, anticommunist, and pan-Asianist. But how different…

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Workshop: Russia’s Legal Tradition: Transformations, Continuities, Ruptures

April 8 @ 9:30 am - 6:30 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 Monday, April 8th for a Workshop entitled "Russia's Legal Tradition: Transformation, Continuities, Ruptures", organized by Jane Burbank, New York University and Tatiana Borisova, Higher School of Economics National Research University, St. Petersburg. This event is co-sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia and the Institute for International Law and Justice | NYU School of Law. This one-day workshop will consider challenges to and new perspectives on the "Russian legal tradition." (See the…

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Golfo Alexopoulos: Medicine and Mortality in the Gulag

April 9 @ 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 | Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 | 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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A Lecture and Q&A with Vladimir Kozlov: Russian Cultural Underground, from late 1980s to now

April 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 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 Thursday, April 11th for a lecture and Q&A with Vladimir Kozlov entitled, "Russian Cultural Underground, from late 1980s to now". This event is part of the Occasional series and is sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of  Russia. Vladimir Kozlov is a Russian writer and filmmaker, surveys the intriguing landscape on the late-Soviet and post-Soviet underground culture, from Siberian punk rock to Pussy Riot. Vladimir Kozlov was born in 1972 in Mogilev, in…

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Betty Banks: Socialist Internationalism between the Soviet Union and Mozambique

April 12 @ 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 12th for, “Socialist Internationalism between the Soviet Union and Mozambique”, a presentation by Betty Banks, New York University. This event is part of the Colloquium Series, sponsored by the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. In the second half of the twentieth century, two-thirds of newly independent African states adopted socialist politics after the end of empire. In response dozens of Soviet institutions provided aid, political support and technical expertise to…

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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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Xenia Cherkaev – Gleaning for the Common Good: Personal Property, Mutual Aid and the Fate of the Soviet Experiment

April 15 @ 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 Monday, April 15th for a workshop by Xenia Cherkaev of MIT. This event is part of the Colloquium series and is sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. From Xenia: "Gleaning for the Common Good is a historical ethnography of the idiosyncratic Soviet property regime – of “socialist” and “personal” property – that was legislated to dissolve the conflict between public policy and private interest, and to thereby, in the communist future,…

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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 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 Western liberal democracies are concerned about…

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