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February 2019

Book Talk with Will Smiley-From Slaves to Prisoners of War: The Ottoman Empire, Russia, and International Law

February 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, 50 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Please join the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Initiative (OTS-NYU) on Monday, February 4th for a book talk with Will Smiley, entitled, "From Slaves to Prisoners of War: The Ottoman Empire, Russia, and International Law". 5:00pm - 7:00pm Richard Ettinghausen Library, 255 Sullivan St. Commentators: Prof. Yanni Kotsonis and Dr. Karin Loevy The Ottoman-Russian wars of the eighteenth century reshaped the map of Eurasia and the Middle East, but they also birthed a novel concept--the prisoner of war. For centuries, hundreds…

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Russian Women’s Writing Workshop: The 1850s in Russia and Evdokiia Rostopchina’s Novels of Opposition

February 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 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, February 5th for “Russian Women's Writing Workshop: The 1850s in Russia and Evdokiia Rostopchina's Novels of Opposition”, a writing workshop with Diana Greene, New York University . This event is part of the Colloquium Series, sponsored by the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. This chapter is part of a larger study of nineteenth- century Russian women novelists that extends from 1830, the inception of the Russian classic novel, to 1880, the…

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Dmitry Bykov – Taboo in Russia: banned or suppressed issues-Lecture and Q&A

February 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
NYU Silver, 100 Washington Square + Google Map

Please join us on Wednesday, February 6th for “Taboo in Russia: banned or suppressed issues", a Q&A with Dmitry Bykov. This event is part of the Occasional Series, co-sponsored by the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. This event will be held in Room 405 The Silver Center for the Arts, 100 Washington Square Any political regime should be judged not by the official propaganda narrative, but by the silences, the subjects that are omitted in the…

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New York City – Russia Public Policy Panel: What do we know about Russia’s 2016 Twitter operation during the US Presidential election campaign?

February 7 @ 5:00 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 7th for New York City - Russia Public Policy Panel: "What do we know about Russia’s 2016 Twitter operation during the US Presidential election campaign?“”, a Russian Public Policy panel discussion; moderated by Joshua Tucker, Director of NYU's Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. This event is part of the Russian Public Policy Series, co-sponsored by the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia and Columbia University's Harriman Institute. Cody…

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Daniel Treisman: Informational Autocrats

February 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:50 pm
19 West 4th Street, Room 217, New York, NY 10003 United States + Google Map

Occassional Series| Wednesday, February 13th| 12:30pm - 1:50pm

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Emily Van Buskirk – To Analyze or Not: The Documentary Prose of Varlam Shalamov and Lydia Ginzburg

February 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 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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Colloquium Series | Friday, October 26th, 2018 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Bryn Rosenfeld – A Loyal Middle Class: How Post-Communist Autocrats Use the State Sector to Secure Support

February 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:50 pm
19 West 4th Street, Room 217, New York, NY 10003 United States + Google Map

Occasional Series| February 20th| 12:30pm - 1:50pm

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Tatiana Smoliarova – A wondrous linkage: around one metaphor in early Karamzin

February 20 @ 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 Wednesday, February 20th, for a talk by Tatiana Smoliarova of the University of Toronto. This event is part of the Occasional Series, sponsored by the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. “A clever machine, a wondrous linkage/ Of countless wheels, a product of the mind…” – Nikolai Karamzin used this mechanical image to describe the “well-being of society” in a poem written in 1798, five years before he was appointed court historian and…

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Stanislav Lvovsky- Sincerity out, authenticity in: poetry on the quest for trust in the times of post-truth

February 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 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, February 25th for “Sincerity out, authenticity in: poetry on the quest for trust in the times of post-truth”, a talk with Stanislav Lvovsky. This event is part of the Occasional Series, sponsored by the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. Back then in the first half of 1990s new generation of Russian poets, — or its considerable part — found itself facing the challenge of inventing a new way to speak straightforwardly:…

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Mikhail Kozyrev: Brat 2 and Defining a Generation of Russian Rock

February 26 @ 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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Join us on February 26th, for a talk by Mikhail Kozyrev about the film "Brat 2", especially with regards to his work making the score for the film. This event is sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. Alexey Balabanov, famous Russian director, shot this movie in 2000. It was the sequel to “Brat” (1997), the story of Danila, who is trying to survive Saint Petersburg in the 1990s after the collapse of the Soviet Union.…

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