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February 2019

Natalija Arlauskaite – Making family album speak: private archives in Lithuanian documentaries on the Soviet past

February 28 @ 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, February 28th for a talk by Natalija Arlauskaite; the talk will be followed by a short film presentation. This event is part of the Occasional Series and is sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. The Soviet period is widely discussed in Lithuanian academia, arts, and public discourse oscillating between pathologizing and normalizing, postcolonial and occupation frameworks. Family albums and private photography in general bring archival materiality and repertoire of representations…

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March 2019

Branislav Jakovljevic- Madness as a Form of Knowledge: Pavel Karpov’s Creations of the Mentally Ill

March 1 @ 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, March 1st for “Madness as a Form of Knowledge: Pavel Karpov's Creations of the Mentally Ill”, a talk with Branislav Jakovljevic, Stanford University. This event is part of the Occasional Series, sponsored by the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. Psychotic art occupies a precarious intersection between absolute necessity and great vulnerability: mentally ill artists create because they can’t do otherwise, and their works rarely receive the kind of curatorial attention that…

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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 workshop 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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