Insights

Writing. Convening. Teaching. Training. Modeling. Experimenting. Engaging. Across time zones and international boundaries, members of our community are at work. Our “Insights” gallery is a multimedia guide to intellectual life at the Davis Center.

Davis Center experts consider the opposition activist’s rise, poisoning, and fateful clash with the Russian regime.

The Harvard Gazette reports on efforts by the Davis Center’s Scholars Without Borders program to provide networking support and professional development to academics exiled and endangered by the war.

The Davis Center's Program on Georgian Studies and the Somerville Arts Council call for dancers, choreographers, drummers, and other percussionists to apply to the Exchanging Notes Project. Selected applicants will travel to Tbilisi, Georgia, and the Boston area (Georgian artists) and receive a stipend of $2,000. The application deadline is March 18, 2024.

Davis Center visiting scholar Rahat Sabyrbekov explores the region’s climate change challenges, spotlighting original work on decarbonization efforts in the region.

Great power competition in the Global South is heating up, writes Davis Center alumna Angela Stent, and Moscow has a major advantage — poorer countries’ deep skepticism about the West, especially the U.S.

Official statistics indicate that more than 30,000 Russians left Georgia in 2023, slashing the number of wartime immigrants by almost one-third, writes Davis Center alum Joshua Kucera.

Economist Andrei Yakovlev considers three possible drivers behind Russia’s latest redistribution of property.

This seven-part virtual event series will examine queer studies within Eurasia through a variety of disciplines and themes. Runs from Jan. 19 through March 22, 2024.

Are you a graduate student writing about Central Asia? Submit your application for the Davis Center Graduate Student Conference by Jan. 31, 2024!