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.

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Event Format

Upcoming

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In person

This workshop, hosted by the Global Studies Outreach Committee at Harvard University, will be offered in person on Harvard's Cambridge campus July 29-Aug. 1, 2024. 

Interim Executive Director, Davis Center

Program Coordinator, Educator Outreach and Program on Georgian Studies, Davis Center

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In person

Victor Martinovich, an art historian and writer from Belarus, will present his Fulbright research about recent developments in Belarus. 

Associate Professor, Dep. of Humanities and Arts, European Humanities Universities (EHU)

Preceptor, Slavic Languages and Literatures

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In person

 In this workshop, participants will consider new ways of teaching about Imperial, Soviet and Post-Soviet Eurasia through the use of maps, data, oral histories and more.  

Director, Imperiia Project / Lecturer on History, Harvard University

Interim Executive Director, Davis Center

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Online

In his new book "Moscow’s Heavy Shadow" Isaac McKean Scarborough explores Tajikistan's descent into bloody civil war in the early 1990s and argues that armed conflict has accompanied the extended Soviet collapse since the beginning and until today.

Recording Available

Assistant Professor of Russian and Eurasian Studies, Institute for History, Leiden University

Ph.D. Candidate in History, Harvard University

Senior Fellow; Director, Program on Central Asia, Davis Center

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In person

Two nights of performance draw on censored Soviet-era texts by iconic singer-songwriters Okudzhava and Vysotsky to explore intergenerational trauma in refugee experience and illuminate the sublime social power of poetic practices.

Assistant Professor, Northeastern University

Singer/Songwriter

Dance-Theater Artist

Scholar of Russian Literature and Culture

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In person

A new film by acclaimed Polish director Agnieszka Holland tells the story of refugees from the Middle East and Africa attempting to enter the EU through Alexander Lukashenko's Belarus. 

Interim Executive Director, Davis Center

Postdoctoral Fellow, The Institute for East European Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin

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In person

With evidence from Kosovo, Serbia, and North Macedonia, this seminar will explore several issues, including protest behavior and state bureaucracies in postwar Balkan countries.

Recording Available

Director of the Democracy and Governance Program and assistant professor of government

Director, Cold War Studies Project, Davis Center

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Online

Migrants often encounter hostility and pressure to assimilate from host-country populations. This research measures whether such pressure accelerates assimilation.

Assistant Director, Scholars Without Borders, Davis Center

Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School