RSW Series Critical Conversations in Russian Studies panel discussion on what can be done to improve human rights abuses in Russia today, the important role of the US and of NGOs, and the larger role of authoritarianism on human rights in the world.
The RSW Spring 2021 Film Series, Power, Poetics, and Play: Documenting Soviet Legacies, will screen the 2016 documentary “Operation Wedding” that was directed by Anat Zalmonson Kuznetsov. The screening will be introduced by the filmmaker and followed by comments, conversation, and Q&A with the filmmaker and Professor Ben Nathans, Associate Professor of History at University of Pennsylvania.
Svetlana Borodina: "We're all for it, of course, but what is it exactly: on the value and indeterminacy of inclusion in contemporary Russia."
The RSW Spring 2021 Film Series, Power, Poetics, and Play: Documenting Soviet Legacies, will screen the 2019 documentary "Будинок" (“Budynok”) that was directed by Matilda Mester and Tatjana Kononenko. The screening will be introduced by the directors and followed by a conversation and Q&A with the directors and IU Professor Gardner Bovingdon.
RSW Series Critical Conversations in Russian Studies panel discussion focusing on Soviet foreign relations and the late Cold War.
Conference co-organized by the RSW, German Historical Institute, HSE Moscow, LMU Munich, and the Far Eastern branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Anna Komarova: “Russian Sign Language and American Sign Language: Affinities and Distinction, in Deaf Culture”
International Research Conference, open to all. The conference language is English.
Lecture presented by RSW Academic Co-director, Tatiana Saburova, and IU Professor Emeritus in History, Ben Eklof.
Lecture presented by RSW postdoc Natalia Saveylyva.
Critical Conversations in Russian Studies: Promoting Inclusion and Appreciating Diversity in Today's Russia: Global Trends and Local Realities-
RSW Series Critical Conversations in Russian Studies panel discussion focusing on how ideologies and practices around “inclusion” and “diversity” are being understood, implemented, and reshaped in contemporary Russia. This event will provide ASL signing throughout the panel and discussion.
Elena Gladun, Tyumen University, «Устойчивое развитие российской Арктики и Крайнего Севера» ["Sustainable Development in the Russian Arctic and Far North]"
Nathan Spannaus (Jyväskylä, Finland), “Islamic Epistemology and Authority in an Imperial Context: Abu Nasr Qursawi’s Critique of Taqlid,” with Frank Griffel (Yale) responding.
The RSW Spring 2021 Film Series, Power, Poetics, and Play: Documenting Soviet Legacies, will screen the 2019 documentary "VOY" ("БОЙ"), directed by Maxim Arbugaev.
This event co-sponsored by the RSW and panelists include Sarah Phillips, Sasha Kurlenkova, and Svetlana Borodina who are all members of the RSW Disability Studies Working Group.
Siberian Studies Working Group book writing workshop.
This event was co-sponsored by the RSW and included several members of the RSW Disability Studies Working Group.