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The Hermitage or a “museum” in 1770 according to Catherine the Great

Why did Catherine the Great build the entire complex of the Hermitage ? This question could constitute the main thread in our presentation. Behind the origins of the Hermitage was the initial idea of…

From  Jack Allen on February 18th, 2021 0 likes 35 plays

The Biden Administration and US-Russia Relations in a Time of Change

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) hosted a public panel on the Biden administration's strategy for US-Russia relations and the challenges and opportunities presented in a…

From  Jennifer Bolton on February 17th, 2021 0 likes 13 plays

Challenges to Russian Authoritarianism: Is Putin Forever?

In 2020, Russia underwent constitutional changes, aimed at possible extension of Vladimir Putin’s term in office until 2036. Top state officials openly declares the goal of…

From  Jack Allen on February 11th, 2021 0 likes 130 plays

How to be a European: Collecting Drawings in Imperial Russia

Catherine the Great founded the now internationally-renowned drawings collection of the Hermitage Museum with the purchase in 1768 of the cabinet of Count Charles Cobenzl (Brussels). At a time when…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 15 plays

The Yusupovs in Paris: Building a Collection

The Yusupovs are renowned for their patronage and significant art collection established by Prince Nikolai Borisovich (1750-1831). Largely studied since the 19th century and more recently, this…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays

Reconsidering Dr. Rush: What the “Lost” Founding Father Benjamin Rush Can Teach Us About the Revolution and America Today

Stephen Fried, Journalist; Adjunct Professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism; Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania

From  Evelyn Behling on January 3rd, 2020 0 likes 64 plays

The G.S. Beckwith Gilbert ’63 Lectures: Jeremy Kinsman ’63 - “Defending Globalism”

Defending Globalism: In the Nation’s Interest & That of Every Nation! Canada’s Perspective on Multilateralism & Human Rights Defense in the Era of Populist Nationalism -- A…

From  Broadcast Broadcast Center Staff on October 19th, 2018 0 likes 25 plays

Saudi Arabia and Iran: Building Understanding for Improved Ties

Dr. Banafsheh Keynoush, foreign policy advisor, explains the often misunderstood relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran. With current tensions often primarily…

From  Broadcast Broadcast Center Staff on December 6th, 2016 0 likes 65 plays

Ginzburg at Kislovodsk: The Ordzhonikidze Sanatorium and the End of Modernism in Russia

RICHARD PARE,the author of Lost Vanguard: Soviet Modernist Architecture, 192232

From  Broadcast Broadcast Center Staff on July 21st, 2013 0 likes 377 plays

Princeton-Russian Consulate Skype Conference

Sample of Skype conference between the Princeton Broadcast Center studio and the US Consulate in Russia

From  Broadcast Broadcast Center Staff on July 21st, 2013 0 likes 17 plays