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

Director, Cold War Studies Project

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

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
12 to 1:15pm EDT

Drawing on archival sources and memoirs from Russia and Austria, the speakers will review many aspects of the Soviet occupation of Austria from 1945 to 1955. 

Director, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research on War's Consequences (Austria)

Professor of Modern History, University of Graz (Austria)

Professor of Economic History, University of Graz (Austria)

Professor of Modern History, Moscow State Institute of International Relations

Director, Cold War Studies Project

Friday, December 4, 2020
4pm to Sunday, December 6, 2020
6pm EST

Transform the way you think about international security by participating in an intensive three-day virtual workshop and immersive crisis exercise.

Friday, December 4, 2020
9 to 10am EST

This panel will discuss Kyrgyzstan’s law-enforcement system, its key features and the trajectory of its development.

International Security Fellow, Belfer Center

Associate Professor and Coordinator, Human Rights Program, American University of Central Asia, Bishkek

Associate Professor and Chair, Regional and Analytical Studies Department, College of International Security and Affairs (CISA), National Defense University

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

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
12:30 to 2pm EST

Covert engagement gave way to overt conversation in US-Soviet relations during the first half of the 1980s.

Assistant Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

Director, Cold War Studies Project

Monday, November 23, 2020
12:30 to 1:30pm EST

Maxim D. Shrayer delivers a translingual poetic manifesto of despair, hope, love, and loss.

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

Professor of Anthropology & Native American Studies, Dartmouth College

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
2 to 3pm EST

Join us for a brief overview of the Master's Degree Program in Regional Studies—Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA).

Student Programs Officer

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