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Dean LaRue presents his lecture, "How Does the EU Actually Work and How Is It Changing in the Face of Russian Aggression in Ukraine?" on Aug. 17, 2022. This lecture was part of the 2022 EU Policy Forum for Educators. More information about the
Scott Montgomery presents his lecture, "EU Economic and Energy Responses to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine" on Aug. 17, 2022. This lecture was part of the 2021 EU Policy Forum for Educators. More information about the workshop, as well as the vi
Glennys Young presents her lecture, "Russia's War Against Ukraine: Teaching Opportunities and Challenges" on Aug. 17, 2022. This lecture was part of the 2021 EU Policy Forum for Educators. More information about the workshop, as well as the vi
Christopher Jones presents his lecture, "What to Do About Russia? Russia, the EU, and the International System" on Aug. 17, 2022. This lecture was part of the 2021 EU Policy Forum for Educators. More information about the workshop, as well as
Brendan Mcelmeel presents his lecture, "Russia vs. ‘Gayropa?’ Russian Cultural Politics since the Conservative Turn" on Aug. 17, 2022. This lecture was part of the 2021 EU Policy Forum for Educators. More information about the workshop, as wel
Eliot Borenstein is Professor of Russian & Slavic Studies and Senior Academic Convenor for the Global Network at New York University. He gave this talk as part of a lecture series hosted by the Ellison Center at the University of Washington.
The Ellison Center for Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies presents "In Focus: Russia's Invasion of Ukraine" on March 7, 2022, a panel discussion with UW faculty and other guest speakers on the unfolding situation in Ukraine. Fin
The Ellison Center presents the panel, "Challenges to the Post-Cold War Order: Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan" on Feb. 1, 2022. Speakers: Oxana Shevel, Associate Professor - Political Science (Tufts University) Oxana Shevel is an Associate Pr
Ellison Center Director Scott Radnitz presents his lecture "Revealing Schemes: The Politics of Conspiracy in Russia and the Post-Soviet Region" on January 13, 2022. The lecture presents Radnitz's book by the same title, and is moderated by Jac
Visiting Scholar at Cornell University Azamat Gabuev presents his lecture "Stalin as a Neo-Pagan Deity in Contemporary Russia" on Dec. 8, 2021. The word "cult" has been used with regards to Stalin since a famous report made by Khrushchev "On t
The Ellison Center presents the panel "Feminist Anthropology of Old Europe: Celebrating the Centennial of Marija Gimbutas" on April 30, 2021. This panel was part of the virtual 2021 REECAS Northwest Conference. Find more information about the
Elżbieta Korolczuk presents her lecture "Anti-Gender Politics and Right Wing Populism in Poland" on April 27, 2021. This lecture is part of Talking Gender in the EU, a lecture series hosted by the Center for West European Studies at the Univer
The Ellison Center presents the panel "The Future of Nagorno-Karabakh: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Peacebuilding and Development in the South Caucasus" on April 29, 2021. This panel was part of the virtual 2021 REECAS Northwest Conferenc
Conor O'Dwyer presents his book talk "Coming Out of Communism: The Emergence of LGBT Activism in Eastern Europe" on Nov. 8, 2019 at the University of Washington, Seattle. This book talk is a part of the Ellison Center's "1989 30th Anniversary
The University of Washington presents the panel, "The Politics of Memory in Eastern Europe, Ukraine and Russia 30 Years After the Berlin Wall" on Nov. 7, 2019. Panelists: Conor O'Dwyer, Associate Professor of Political Science at the Universit
Dr. William H. Hill presents his book talk, "No Place for Russia: European Security Institutions Since 1989" from his book of the same title, published by Columbia University Press. This lecture was given on Nov. 6, 2019 at the University of Wa
Dennis Deletant presents his lecture, "The Fall of Communism in Romania: A BBC Journalist's Perspective" on Oct. 29, 2019 at the University of Washington, Seattle. The lecture covers the fall of communism in Romania from the point of view of a
Dr. Laura Dean presents her lecture, "Political Ethnography with a Gender Lens in the Latvian Parliament" on March 1st, 2021. This lecture is part of Talking Gender in the EU, a lecture series covering gender politics in Poland, Latvia, France
This panel discussion features the following speakers: Dr. Philip Gamaghelyan, Assistant Professor, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, University of San Diego Dr. Resat Kasaba, Ann H.H. and Kenneth B. Pyle Professor of U.S. Foreign Poli
Prominent Russian environmental activist Evgeniya Chirikova (who begins speaking at minute 6:30) discusses recent environmental and political protests in Russia and the awakening of civil society both in Moscow and elsewhere in the country. Thi
Kennan Institute Deputy Director William Pomeranz is interviewed by Ellison Center Director Scott Radnitz at the 2019 REECAS Northwest Conference (ASEEES) about his book "Law and the Russian State: Russia’s Legal Evolution from Peter the Great
Timothy Snyder is the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University, a member of the Committee on Conscience of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and a permanent fellow of the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His boo
Lauren McCarthy is an Associate Professor of Legal Studies at UMass, Amherst. In response to a growing human trafficking problem and domestic and international pressure, human trafficking and the use of slave labor were criminalized in Russia
Serhii Plokhy is the Mykhailo Hrushevsky Professor of Ukrainian History and the director of the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University. His research interests are in the intellectual, cultural and international history of Ukraine an
"Looking Back, Looking Forward" In celebration of 100 years of Independence in the Baltic States, the Scandinavian Studies Department and the Baltic Studies Program at the University of Washington hosted lectures from: Lauri Lepik, Ambassad
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