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

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April 2019

Memories and Myths: The Personal and Political Impacts of the Siege of Leningrad

April 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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The talk will explain how and why heroic story of Leningrad outlasted the state that promoted it.

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The Normative Foundations of Patronal Presidential Rule: Examples from Central Asia

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Patronage is often described as the 'glue' that binds Central Asian patronal presidents and elites, creating strong material incentives to uphold the political status quo.

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May 2019

Uzbekistan and Belarus: How 20th Century experiences shape the present

May 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Drawing on a mixture of archival research and extensive on-the-ground experience, Mr. Riordan will engage participants in a discussion on pivotal events and issues of identity emanating out of 20th Century conflicts such as the…

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