Russia and Eurasia Events

The Influence of American Jazz on Soviet-era Musicians

April 27, 2004 // 5:30pm7:30pm
Kennan Institute
Valeri Ponomarev, Trumpet; Nick Levinovski, Piano; Oleg Butman, Drums; Victor Dvoskin, Bass; Victor Prudovski, Piano; Sergei Gurbeloshvilli, Sax

From Intelligentsia to Middle Class? Re-Inventing Virtue and Citizneship in Boris Akunin's Fandorin Mysteries

April 26, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Leon Aron, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

The Aarhus Convention Test: Environmentalists and Freedom of Information in Post-Soviet States

April 19, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
At a recent Kennan Institute talk, Visiting Scholar Tatiana R. Zaharchenko argues that environmental activism may be a key to increased transparency and democracy in the post-Soviet states.

CANCELLED--What Happened to "Unity, Consent, and Revival?" The Donetsk Clan in 2004

April 13, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Kennan Institute
CANCELLED

Ambivalence to Ambiguity: Why Ukrainians Remain "Undecided"

April 12, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Mykola Riabchuk, Research Associate, University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy; John Kolaska Fellow, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, Edmonton; and former Regional Exchange Scholar, Kennan Institute

Religious Freedom as a Condition for Russia's Revival in the 21st Century

April 06, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Kennan Institute
Anatoly Krasikov, Director, Center of Social and Religious Studies, Institute of Europe, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, and Galina Starovoitova Fellow on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution, Kennan Institute

Containment, Reagan, and the Collapse of Communism

April 05, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Sheldon Anderson, Associate Professor, Department of History, Oxford, OH, and former Title VIII-Supported Short-term Scholar, Kennan Institute

Book Launch -- Culture, Nation, and Identity: The Ukrainian-Russian Encounter, 1600-1945

April 02, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Kennan Institute
Frank E. Sysyn, Visiting Professor in Ukrainian Studies, Harriman Institute, Columbia University; Director, Peter Jacyk Center for Ukrainian Historical Research, University of Alberta; and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute; Mark von Hagen, Professor, Department of History, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, and former Short-term Scholar, Kennan Institute

Book Launch -- The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of 1921

March 29, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Bertrand Patenaude, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

Orthodoxy and the Construction of Civil Society and Democracy in Russia

March 25, 2004 // 2:00pm3:00pm
Kennan Institute
James Billington, Librarian of Congress and former Director, Woodrow Wilson Center

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