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April 2019

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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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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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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March 2019

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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