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October 2019

Irina Borogan and Andrei Soldatov: The Compatriots: The Brutal and Chaotic History of Russia’s Exiles, Émigrés, and Agents Abroad

October 25, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cabot 102, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 160 Packard Avenue
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Please join the Fletcher Eurasia Club for a talk by Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan on their latest book The Compatriots: The Brutal and Chaotic History of Russia's Exiles, Émigrés, and Agents Abroad (2019). The book provides a masterful look at the complex, ever-shifting role of Russian émigrés since the October Revolution to the present day. Refreshments will be provided. Attendance is by registration only on Eventbrite. From comely secret agents to tragically doomed dissidents, the story of Russian émigrés…

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January 2020

Rachel Applebaum: Empire of Friends: Soviet Power and Socialist Internationalism in Cold War Czechoslovakia

January 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
CHAT Seminar Room, 48 Professors Row
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The Center for the Humanities  at Tufts University is hosting a book talk with Tufts’ Assistant Professor Rachel Applebaum (History) over her latest book, Empire of Friends: Soviet Power and Socialist Internationalism in Cold War Czechoslovakia (2019). The familiar story of Soviet power in Cold War Eastern Europe focuses on political repression and military force. But in Empire of Friends, Rachel Applebaum shows how the Soviet Union simultaneously promoted a policy of transnational friendship with its Eastern Bloc satellites to create…

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November 2020

Dmitry Adamsky: Religion, Politics, and Strategy in Russia

November 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Please join the Russia and Eurasia Program and the Initiative on Religion, Law, and Diplomacy at The Fletcher School for a virtual conversation with expert Dmitry Adamsky. He will discuss his latest book Russian Nuclear Orthodoxy: Religion, Politics, and Strategy (2019), which won the 2020 ISA best book award in the category of Religion and International Relations. He will also touch on recent developments surrounding the relationship between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Russian military. Please make sure to register…

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February 2021

David Satter: Never Speak to Strangers and Other Writing from Russia and the Soviet Union

February 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Please join the Fletcher Eurasia Club for a virtual conversation with expert David Satter. He will discuss his latest book Never Speak to Strangers and Other Writing from Russia and the Soviet Union (2020). Satter will also speak about the recent poisoning and jailing of Russian anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny. The event is supported by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, which presented Navalny with its 2021 Dissident Human Rights Award. Please make sure to register via myFletcher to participate…

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October 2021

Pamela Steiner: Collective Trauma and the Armenian Genocide

October 4, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom

Please join the Initiative on Religion, Law, and Diplomacy and the Program in International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University for a book talk with Dr. Pamela Steiner of Harvard University. Please make sure to register via Eventbrite to participate in the event on Zoom.

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November 2021

Astrid Wendlandt: How Luxury Conquered the World: The Inside Story of its Pioneers

November 3, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cabot 702, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 160 Packard Avenue
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Please join the Institute for Business in the Global Context (IBGC), the Russia and Eurasia Program, and the Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World at The Fletcher School for an IBGC Speaks fireside chat with author and journalist Astrid Wendlandt, F99, about the secretive world of fashion and luxury. She will discuss her latest book How Luxury Conquered the World: The Inside Story of its Pioneers (2019). The conversation will be moderated by Bhaskar Chakravorti, Dean of Global Business at The Fletcher School,…

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Norman Naimark: Stalin and the Fate of Europe: The Postwar Struggle for Sovereignty

November 4, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Crowe Room, Goddard 310, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 160 Packard Avenue
Medford, MA United States
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The Russia and Eurasia Program at The Fletcher School is pleased to award its second annual U.S.-Russia Relations Book Prize to Professor Norman Naimark of Stanford University for his new book Stalin and the Fate of Europe: The Postwar Struggle for Sovereignty (2019). The award recognizes an outstanding book on historical or contemporary foreign policy discourse pertaining to the past or present of U.S.-Russia relations. Please join us for a book talk by Naimark about the Cold War division of…

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January 2022

Russian Pivots to East Asia: from Peter the Great to Putin

January 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom

Please join MGIMO University's Center for Advanced American Studies Book Talk Series with Chris Miller, Assistant Professor of International History at The Fletcher School, for a discussion on his book, We Shall Be Masters: Russian Pivots to East Asia from Peter the Great to Putin. Chris Miller’s We Shall Be Masters: Russian Pivots to East Asia from Peter the Great to Putin studies many attempts to chart an Asian policy—from bold imperial dreams of a thriving Russian Far East to…

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February 2022

Fiona Hill: There Is Nothing For You Here: Finding Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cabot 702, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 160 Packard Avenue
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Please join the Russia and Eurasia Program at The Fletcher School for a book talk with foreign affairs specialist and academic Fiona Hill on her latest work There is Nothing For You Here: Finding Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century (2021). Hill's book is a Trump-era memoir that highlights the contemporary social and economic parallels between the United States and Russia, the rise and threat of populism to American democracy, and a prescriptive path forward. Please make sure to register via myFletcher…

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April 2022

Kathryn Stoner: Russia Resurrected: Its Power and Purpose in a New Global Order

April 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Cabot 703, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 160 Packard Avenue
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The Russia and Eurasia Program at The Fletcher School is pleased to award its third annual U.S.-Russia Relations Book Prize to Professor Kathryn Stoner of Stanford University for her new book Russia Resurrected: Its Power and Purpose in a New Global Order (2021). The award recognizes an outstanding book on historical or contemporary foreign policy discourse pertaining to the past or present of U.S.-Russia relations. Please join us for a book talk by Stoner about Russia's strength and capacity to disrupt international politics. The event is part…

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