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Some CREECA Spring 2022 Lectures are held in-person on Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. in 206 Ingraham Hall. Other lectures are held over Zoom, so check the posting on the online calendar to see where your event will be!
An at-a-glance list of Spring 2022 Lectures can be viewed here.
CREECA Lecture: Judicial Dissent Under Autocracy: Evidence from the Russian Constitutional Court with Yulia Khalikova
Dissenting opinions are an unusual type of judicial behavior, especially in autocracies. Except for in very rare circumstances, separate opinions do not lead to changes in law or policy, but judges spend their time and…Find out more »
CREECA Lecture: Black Earth, White Bread: A Techno-Political History of Russian Agriculture and Food with Susanne Wengle
Like all facets of daily life, the food that Russian farms produced and citizens ate—or, in some years, didn’t eat—underwent radical shifts in the century between the Bolshevik Revolution and Vladimir Putin’s presidency. The modernization…Find out more »
CREECA Lecture: Chechen Demographic Growth as a Reaction to the Existential Threat from Russia with Marat Iliyasov
This lecture presents research findings which explored the reasons behind Chechen population growth in times of harshness. The investigation starts with an observation of a quite contradictory nature: Chechens would not postpone creating families in…Find out more »
Dr. José Vergara, Assistant Professor of Russian, Bryn Mawr College March 24, 2022, 4:00 - 5:15 PM 206 Ingraham While James Joyce’s place in the modernist pantheon has long been firmly entrenched, its resonances continue…Find out more »