Events

Are you looking to be in conversation with the world of Russian and Eurasian studies? You have come to the right place—pull up a seat.

All Davis Center events will occur virtually during the Spring 2021 semester.

Upcoming

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

During the Cold War, distribution of translated works about the pathologies of Soviet-style Communism helped the West in its political campaigns against Communism.

Independent Scholar and Translator

Professor of International Law and International Relations, Institute for Balkan Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Scholar-in-Residence, Philosophy Department, Duquesne University; Cultural Outreach Coordinator, Serb National Federation

Friday, April 23, 2021
1:30 to 4pm EDT

Engaging presentations by second-year master's students at Harvard and Columbia Universities.

Executive Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies / Lecturer on Government, Harvard University

Thursday, April 29, 2021
12:30 to 1:30pm EDT

How has environmental activism evolved in Russia over the last decade?

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Stetson University

Executive Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies / Lecturer on Government, Harvard University

Friday, April 30, 2021
9am to 4pm EDT

This conference aims to further complicate conventionally held ideas about the late Soviet Union by looking at how exactly the post-Stalinist environment informed social practices and individual lives.

Ph.D. Candidate in History

Ph.D. Candidate in History

Monday, March 29, 2021
10 to 11am EDT

This panel will discuss the current state of affairs and the prospect of a coordinated Nordic-Baltic policy with regard to the BRI.

Head, China Studies Centre, Riga Stradins University; Head, Asia Program, Latvian Institute of International Affairs

Director, Swedish National China Centre

Senior Researcher, Foreign Policy and Diplomacy, Danish Institute for International Studies

Senior Fellow, Program on Central Asia, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Communications Officer, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies; Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University

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

Based primarily on correspondence, this presentation will address some of the Vita Nova’s attempts to break through the Nazi propaganda machine.

Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Princeton University

Director of the Project on Russian and Eurasian Jewry at the Davis Center / Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies, Boston College

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
11:45am to 1:15pm EDT

The Soviet Union and Cold War Neutrality and Nonalignment in Europe examines how the neutral European countries and the Soviet Union interacted after WWII.

Professor of History and Director, Hans Blix Centre for the History of International Relations, Stockholm University

Deputy Director, Boltzmann Institute for the Study of War's Consequences (Austria)

Professor of International Law and International Relations, Institute for Balkan Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Director, Cold War Studies Project

Monday, March 15, 2021
10 to 11am EDT

What do the protests in Russia suggest about Russian society, politics, and the state of Putin's power?

Professor, Political Philosophy, Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences

Researcher, Public Sociology Laboratory, Center for Independent Social Research, St.Petersburg

Lecturer, Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences

Digital Scholarship Curator, University of Pittsburgh; Host, SRB Podcast

Monday, March 8, 2021
12 to 2pm EST

This talk describes distinct challenges illiberal governance poses to women's rights, feminist civil society and emancipatory politics in the former Soviet bloc.

Professor, Department of Gender Studies, Central European University, Vienna, Austria; Doctor of Science, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Research Scholar, Women's Studies Research Center, Brandeis University