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September 2019

The Congress of Vienna (1814-1815): A History of the Old and the New From a Russian-Greek Perspective

September 24, 2019 @ 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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In conventional narratives, the Congress of Vienna (1814-1815) has been discussed, usually stereo-typically, as no more than a conference that suppressed revolutionary ideas and led to the restoration era. Nevertheless, as some recent studies have shown, preventing revolution was only one side of the story. On the other side, rulers and statesmen agreed that a new post-war security system should be created, avoiding not only the revolutionary extreme but also being anti-revolutionary. In the Congress of Vienna, Russia asserted itself…

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April 2019

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

April 15, 2019 @ 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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Betty Banks: Socialist Internationalism between the Soviet Union and Mozambique

April 12, 2019 @ 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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Tatiana Linkhoeva- Between the Hammer and the Anvil: Buriat-Mongols, the Soviet Union and Imperial Japan

April 5, 2019 @ 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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February 2019

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

February 5, 2019 @ 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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November 2018

A World of Empires: The Russian Voyage of the Frigate Pallada

November 19, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 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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Colloquium Series | Monday, November 19th, 2018 | 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Ideologies of Race in Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union

November 2, 2018 @ 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, November 2nd, 2018 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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September 2018

Meet the Empire: The Epic Journey of Grand Prince Alexander Nikolaevich in 1837

September 28, 2018 @ 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, September 28th, 2018 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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February 2018

On Narratives of Possibility and the Nature of Social Protest: Scarcity, Loss and the Problem of Power in Revolutionary Russia

February 9, 2018 @ 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 | Friday, February 9th, 2018 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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January 2018

Dreaming of Dukhobor’e: 1917 and Canada’s Dukhobors

January 26, 2018 @ 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 | Friday, January 26th, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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