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.
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
Matthew Rojansky is Director of the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC. He is an expert on U.S. relations with the states of the former Soviet Union, and has advised governments, intergovernmental organizations, an
Dr. Gerard Toal (Gearóid Ó Tuathail)discusses the current geopolitical antagonism between NATO and Russia. He uses a series of critical geopolitical concepts: geopolitical field, geopolitical culture & geopolitical condition. In doing so, revie
Monica Filimon discusses her new book Cristi Puiu (University of Illinois Press 2017) and the beginnings of New Romanian cinema with a specific focus on the works of director Cristi Puiu and his black comedy The Death of Mr. Lazarescu.
As part of the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington's series of talks on “Trump in the World: International Implications of the Trump Presidency,” Glennys Young discusses the implications of Donald Trump's pre
In this talk, Seattle native Tony Allison discusses his involvement in a jointly owned Soviet-American fishing venture during the Cold War period. Allison served as Director of the Nakhodka and Moscow offices of the Marine Resources Company and
Glennys Young is a Professor in the History Department and the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. In this talk, Dr. Young considers the Cold War in relation to Washington State - the effect of the war on th
Romanian Ambassador to the U.S. George Maior is both a diplomat and a scholar, with great expertise in security and intelligence, international law, and political science. His written works and lectures reflect on the turbulent contemporary wor
Sarah Chayes, a senior fellow in Carnegie’s Democracy and Rule of Law program, discusses how cultural and technological shifts have fueled corruption -- and some explosive reactions to it. She will chart these trends from countries as diverse a
Glennys Young is a Professor in the History Department and the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. In this lecture, Dr. Young considers the question of why the promise of Russia’s democratic transition at th
James Felak is a Professor in the Department of History at the University of Washington In "From the Habsburgs to Hitler and Stalin: How the Trauma of World War One Led Hungary into the Axis & Soviet Empires," Dr. Felak discusses how the enormo
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