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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.

Lenders and Debtors in Imperial Russia

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Guest:

Sergei Antonov is an Assistant Professor in History at Yale University where he specializes in modern Russia, with particular interest in politics, culture, and society in the late imperial and early Soviet period. He’s the author of Bankrupts and Usurers of Imperial Russia: Debt, Property, and the Law in the Age of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy published by Harvard University Press.

Music:

John Lennon, “Money (That’s What I Want)” Lennon, 1990.