Upcoming Events

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advisory

All Davis Center events will take place virtually for the spring 2021 semester.

Soldiers in a truck during the Russian Revolution

Mimi Stephens, Director of Professional Development, Choices Program, Brown University

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Samuel F. Wells Jr., Senior Fellow in History and Public Policy (and Deputy Director Emeritus), Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Moderator: Mark Kramer, Program Director, Cold War Studies Program, Davis Center

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm

"On How to Choose One's Ancestors: James Joyce in Russian Literature"
José Vergara, Swarthmore College

"Russian Symbolism and the Racial Origins of 'Tolstoy v. Dostoevsky'"
Lindsay Ceballos, Lafayette College

Moderator: Bella Grigoryan...

Friday, February 5, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

"Big Noses, Angry Babushki, Mixed Messages: Racialized Expectations of Linguistic and Cultural Performance in Asian Russia"
Kathryn Graber, Indiana University, Bloomington

"Gender Articulations from Decolonial Indigenous Perspectives in the Russian and American Arctic"
Olga Ulturgasheva...

Friday, February 12, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Norman M. Naimark, Robert and Florence McDonnel Professor of Eastern European Studies, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Commentators:
Peter Ruggenthaler, Deputy Director, Boltzmann Institute for the Study of War's Consequences (Austria)
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Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Marius Turda, Oxford Brookes University
Lauren Woodard, Yale University
Sean Roberts, George Washington University
Monika Bobako, Adam Mickiewicz University

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Friday, February 19, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Alexandre Kostov, Professor of Modern History and former Director, Institute for Balkan Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Nadia Boyadjieva, Visiting Scholar, Davis Center; Professor of International Law and International Relations, Institute for Balkan Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Moderator...

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Kiril Feferman

Kiril Feferman (Ariel University)
Moderator: Maxim D. Shrayer (Boston College; Davis Center)

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm

Angéla Kóczé, Central European University
Diana Kudaibergenova, University of Cambridge
Maxim Matusevich, Seton Hall University
Jakobi Williams...

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

A. Ross Johnson, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Sarah Ann Oates, Professor and Senior Scholar, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland - College Park
Anna Mazurkiewicz...

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Maria Birger, Ph.D. Candidate in Modern History, Humboldt University (Berlin)
Moderator: Nadia Boyadjieva, Visiting Scholar, Davis Center; Professor of International Law and International Relations, Institute for Balkan Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm
Michael Wachtel

Michael Wachtel (Princeton University)
Moderator: Maxim D. Shrayer (Boston College; Davis Center)

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Ellen Elias-Bursać, Independent Scholar and Translator
Commentator: Nadia Boyadjieva, Visiting Scholar, Davis Center; Professor of International Law and International Relations, Institute for Balkan Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Moderator:...

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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