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Biculturalism and the Apollo-Soyuz Mission


The final two short audio pieces from the Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia. “A Brief Conversation on Biculturalism” by Alexandra Diouk and “Remembering the 1975 Apollo-Soyuz Mission: 45 years of US-Russian Space Cooperation” by Lisa Becker.

Trash Protests and Leninopad


Two short audio pieces from the Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia. “The Great Russian Trash Crisis” by Seth Farkas and  “An Empty Pedestal: Ukraine after Leninopad” by Sabrina Beaver.

Psychotherapy and Neoliberalism in Russia

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Guest:

Tomas Matza is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh where he specializes in medical and psychological anthropology, mental health, political economy and global health. He’s the author of Shock Therapy: Psychology, Precarity and Well-Being in Postsocialist Russia published by Duke University Press.

Music:

The Ramones, “Gimme, Gimme Shock Treatment,” Ramones Anthology, 1999.