The Decline in Russian-American Relations

The Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at NYU 7 East 10th Street, New York, NY

April 9, 2013  |  3:00 to 5:00 PM  |  Bronfman Center, 1st Floor Gallery   Sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia and the Alexander Hamilton Center for Political Economy. Russian-American relations have been in decline for at least five years, of that there can be no doubt. The American mainstream media complain […]

Hegel to Russia and Back

April 12 & 13, 2013  |  9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST  |  The Jordan Center's Hegel Conference   The Hegel to Russia and Back conference is sponsored by the Humanities Initiative, the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center CUNY, and the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. Building on and in many […]

Film Screening | Russian New York: The New Review

19 University Place, Room 102 19 University Place, Room 102, New York, NY

The New Review documentary, “Russian New York: The New Review”, premiered at The Russian Documentary Film Festival at Tribeca in September 2012. This documentary shows one of the most inspiring and important pages of New York City - the life and creative endeavors of the postwar wave of Russian immigration to the US. The documentary is […]

OBERIU: The Russian Avant-Garde Goes Underground

Poets House 10 River Terrace, New York, NY

April 20, 2013  |  2:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST   The Jordan Center for Advanced Study of Russia and the Poets House present: In the late 1920s the group of young Russian writers who called themselves OBERIU seemed poised for avant-garde stardom, but the emergence of the Stalinist state, with its repression of avant-garde […]

A Discussion with Peter Gatrell

April 25, 2013 | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST | Occasional Series Join us for a research discussion with Peter Gatrell   To RSVP click HERE   Gatrell teaches at the University of Manchester where he is Professor of Economic History and a member of the Humanitarian and Conflict Research Institute. He has written extensively […]

Russia and the Africans

NYU Africa House 14 A Washington Mews, New York, NY

April 26, 2013  |  3:30 to 6:00 PM  |  The Jordan Center's Diasporas Project   To RSVP click HERE   Co-sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia and the NYU Africa House. With the participation of the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, Glucksman Ireland House, and the Department of […]

Sovereignty: Stages and Frontiers Conference

NYU Silver 100 Washington Square East, Room 405, New York, NY

May 3 & 4, 2013 | Conference on Sovereignty Co-sponsored by NYU’s Global Research Institute, the Remarque Institute, and the Jordan Center for the Study of Russian Culture. In recent years, sovereignty has emerged anew as a major concept across the humanities and social sciences. Inflecting questions of authority, power, human rights, religious and popular […]

Conference for the volume ‘Dostoevsky in Context’

May 3 - 4, 2013  |  Working Conference at Columbia University   Dostoevsky in Context:  On Friday, May 3-4, 2013, there will be a working conference at Columbia University for the participants in a volume entitled Dostoevsky in Context.  Since conference space is limited, NYU faculty and students interested in attending should contact Deborah Martinsen ( ), one […]

Collage between chaos and archive with John MacKay

May 3, 2013  |  4:00 to 6:00 PM  |  The Jordan Center's Colloquium Series   A Discussion with John MacKay   "Collage between chaos and archive: Vertov's KINO-PRAVDAS." Link to written event recap

Socialist Animals

Department of Food Studies at NYU 411 Lafayette St, 5th Floor, New York, NY

May 6, 2013  |  2:30 to 6:00 PM  |  The Jordan Center's Diasporas Project Co-sponsored with the NYU Food Studies Program, this session of the Jordan Center's Diasporas Project considers animals. We all knew that the world could be viewed in ideological terms, but animals? It seems that a Soviet zoo was not just any […]