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.

The real question we should be asking is if the U.S. is bluffing when it says that there will be catastrophic consequences for a Russian nuclear attack, writes Alexandra Vacroux in The Boston Globe.

A talk on the history and politics of wine was a highlight of the inaugural events of the Center’s new Program on Georgian Studies.

A 2021–2022 Engaging Eurasia Teacher Fellow on the challenges and rewards of teaching about the region.

Analysis, events, and resources about the ongoing conflict.

We’re delighted to welcome scholars from around the world to our campus community. Meet the individuals who will be joining the Davis Center this academic year.

Gorbachev’s brief but tumultuous tenure as leader of the Soviet Union brought about immense shifts in the course of world history, writes Mark Kramer.

Nuclear arms control efforts by the Vatican under John Paul II sought to mitigate the Armageddon anxieties of the Cold War, writes Abigail Skalka.

At the annual Global Studies Outreach Workshop, thirty teachers collaborated on pedagogy, discussed challenges, and bonded over a shared enthusiasm for teaching.

The Imperiia Project invites you to immerse yourself in the work of botanists and bureaucrats who nurtured a strategic obsession with Crimean fruit trees.