From Georgian history to migration in Central and Eastern Europe, from feminism and informal governance in Russia to the impact of Western education in Kazakhstan, visiting scholars and fellows at the Davis Center work on a diverse range of research. Join us for an afternoon of panels and discussion as six of the Davis Center’s current visitors present on the work they’ve been doing during their stay.
Refreshments will be provided, and there will be a reception following the colloquium.
SESSION 1 : 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Megi Kartsivadze: Stalin's Cult in Georgian Colors: Stalinist History Textbooks, Press, Mass Culture, and the Emergence of Georgian Stalinism
Beka Kobakhidze: Applicability of Wilsonian Liberal Internationalism: When the United States First Met Georgia (1918-1921)
Moderator: Stephen Jones
SESSION 2: 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Galina Miazhevich: "I Am Not a Feminist, but…": What is Russian Feminism?
Moderator: Rochelle Ruthchild
Coffee break: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
SESSION 3: 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Jakub Isanski: Enhancing Immigrants’ Well-Being Through Adaptive Practices for Future Capacity Building on a Cross-National Basis
Moderator: Oxana Shevel
SESSION 4: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Piotr Majda: Deciphering the Workings of Sistema in Russian Regions: Informal Governance in Sverdlovsk Oblast
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