Two experts on Joseph Stalin - one a Marxist philosopher, the other a historian - come together to discuss the Soviet dictator's origins, and his painful mark on history.
REEES Faculty Associate Kim Lane Scheppele, the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs in the Woodrow School and the University Center for Human Values, recently penned an article in Politico on Hungary’s crackdown on refugees and how it tactics are shredding the value of democracy
Princeton historian Stephen Kotkin has spent decades researching and teaching about Soviet and Russian history, with a particular focus on Josef Stalin.
REEES Faculty Associate Ekaterina (Katia) Pravilova, an associate professor of history at Princeton, was awarded an honorable mention for the 2015 Law and Society Association’s James Willard Hurst Book Prize for her book, A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia (published by Princeton University Press).
Religious Poetry, Secular Readership, and the Post-Petrine State: (Re)reading Lomonosov's Ode paraphrased from Job.
Monday November 25th
245 East Pyne
245 East Pyne
A symbolic battle is ongoing in Russian cinema between filmmakers working to neutralize the possibility of a return to the past and those who are attempting to recapture the splendor of official Soviet mythology.