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Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA)

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January 2020

Belarus – A Country that Does not Need Democracy (or Does It?)

January 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Yuliya Brel, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Delaware Location: 206 Ingraham Hall After the collapse of communist regimes in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, the countries in the region moved in the direction of democratization,…

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From Protest Rallies to Local Activism and Back: Transformation of Political Culture in Russia, 2011-2019

January 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Natalia Savelyeva, Postdoctoral Fellow, Wisconsin Russia Project Location: 206 Ingraham Hall Details to come!

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February 2020

Suspicious behavior: Using election forensics to detect and explain election manipulation in Russia and Ukraine

February 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Cole Harvey, Postdoctoral Fellow, Wisconsin Russia Project Location: 206 Ingraham Hall Election forensics is a growing field of statistical techniques that can be used to detect suspicious patterns in election data. Researchers are increasingly turning…

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CREECA Lecture with Chris Price, University of Wisconsin-Madison

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Chris Price, Wisconsin International Relations Fellow, University of Wisconsin-Madison Location: 206 Ingraham Hall Details to come!

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Policy vs. Practice: Anti-Corruption Efforts in Kazakhstan

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Margaret Hanson, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Arizona State University Location: 206 Ingraham Hall Corruption, defined broadly as the use of public office for private gain, remains a major issue throughout most of the former…

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March 2020

Annus Mirabilus? The Lessons and Legacies of 1989

March 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Barbara J. Falk, Associate Professor of Defense Studies, Canadian Forces College/Royal Military College of Canada Location: 206 Ingraham Hall After the fall of communism, regardless of debates on the nature of systemic change, most agreed…

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CREECA Lecture with Zaal Andronikashvili, Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung, Berlin

March 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Zaal Andronikashvili, Literary Scholar & Research Associate, Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung, Berlin Location: 206 Ingraham Hall Details to come!

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April 2020

CREECA Lecture with Aneta Pavlenko, University of Oslo

April 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Aneta Pavlenko, Professor of Applied Linguistics, University of Oslo Location: 206 Ingraham Hall Details to come!

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CREECA Lecture with Kathleen Collins, University of Minnesota

April 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Kathleen Collins, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Minnesota Location: 206 Ingraham Hall Details to come!

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Utopia’s Discontents: Making the Russian Revolution in Europe, 1860s-1930s

April 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Faith Hillis, Associate Professor of Russian History, University of Chicago Location: 206 Ingraham Hall Details to come!

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A Small State on the Global Scene: Bulgaria’s ‘Developing World’ in the 1970s

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Theodora Dragostinova, Associate Professor of History, Ohio State University Location: 206 Ingraham Hall In the 1970s, officials and intellectuals in communist Bulgaria launched an ambitious program of international cultural outreach. Paris, Vienna, London, Munich, and…

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