Guest: Irina Erman on her article “Nation and Vampiric Narration in Aleksey Tolstoy’s “The Family of the Vourdalak” published in the January 2020 issue of The Russian Review.
Guest: Clare Ibarra on scientific exchange between Cuba and the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
Guest: Constantin Katsakioris on the experience of African students in the USSR during the Cold War.
Guests: Jan Matti Dollbaum, Morvan Lallouet, and Ben Noble on Navalny: Putin’s Nemesis, Russia’s Future? published by Hurst Publishers.
Guests: Michael Kofman and Dmitry Gorenburg give an update on the Russian military.
Guest: Alexander Morrison on The Russian Conquest of Central Asia published by Cambridge University Press.
REEES faculty profile on Ana Sekulic and her work on Catholic-Muslim relations in Bosnia under the Ottoman empire.
REEES faculty profile of Attila Kenyeres on his research into media manipulation and “fake news.”
Guest: Faith Hillis on Utopia’s Discontents: Russian Exiles and the Quest for Freedom, 1830–1930 published by Oxford University Press.
Guest: Timothy Frye on Weak Strongman: The Limits of Power in Putin’s Russia published by Princeton University Press.