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Meet the 2015–2016 Fellows and Visiting Scholars

This year's cohort hails from over ten different countries, speaks at least 21 languages, and is exploring topics ranging from Border Management and the New Silk Road, to Spontaneous Memorialization in Russia and the U.S.

Islam in Eurasia: A Policy Volume melds scholarship, policymaking

The publication, edited by Thomas W. Simons, Jr., features four specially commissioned papers framing the major challenges the U.S. government faces in the region.

Conference on Islam in Russia

An international conference on what it means to be a Muslim in Russia today and how these meanings are reflected in Russian political life will take place at the Davis Center in October 2015.

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Upcoming Events

  • The Russian Orthodox Church and the "Russian World" Concept
    Wednesday, October 14, 2015 
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  • War of Civilizations: Ukraine vs Russia
    Wednesday, October 14, 2015
    Event details

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Jewish studies seminar

The Center welcomes back the Jews of Russia/Eastern Europe Seminar for 2015–16. Please join us for three Wednesday sessions this fall.


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