Fall 2021 Lecture Series

The CREECA Fall 2021 Lecture Series will begin on Thursday, September 9th, 2021, in a hybrid in-person and Zoom format. Lectures are at 4:00pm-5:30pm on most Thursdays. Unless otherwise specified, Thursday CREECA lectures will take place in 206 Ingraham.

9/9 Welcome Back! Faculty Roundtable

David Danaher, Paul Casteñeda Dower, and Kathryn Hendley


11/4 Title TBA

Rustamjon Urinboyev

Lund University

via Zoom

9/23 To  the Success of Our Hopeless Cause: The Many Lives of Soviet Dissidents

Benjamin Nathans

University of Pennsylvania

11/11 Spending Practices of Russia’s Regional Governors

Dmitriy Vorobyev

Ural Federal University

9/30 Why Fight? Motivations of Anti-Kyiv Militants in the Donbass War

Natalia Savelyeva

Public Sociology Laboratory

12/2 Moscow Housing Renovation Project and State/Society Regulations

Regina Smyth

Indiana University

10/7 Forging Global Fordism: Nazi Germany, Soviet Russia, and the Contest Over the Industrial Order

Stefan Link

Dartmouth College

via Zoom

12/9 Title TBA

Ted Gerber

University of Wisconsin, Madison

10/14 Photography in the Russian Poetic Imagination

Molly Thomasy Blasing

University of Kentucky

10/21 Esperanto and Languages of Internationalism in Revolutionary Russia

Brigid O’Keeffe

Brooklyn College of the City University of New York

via Zoom

10/28 Virtual Roundtable on Vaclav Havel’s Legacy

Aspen Brinton, Virginia Commonwealth University

David S. Danaher, UW-Madison (moderator)

Barbara Day, Independent scholar

Barbara J. Falk, Canadian Forces College

Delia Popescu, Le Moyne College

Jiří Přibáň, Cardiff University

Kieran Williams, Drake University

via Zoom