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FPUL Small Talk: 'The Greek World: Before and After 1821' with Professor Molly Greene

Molly Greene, professor of history and Hellenic studies and director of the Program in Hellenic Studies, will outline the contours of the Greek world from the 15th through the early 20th centuries, a…

From  PU Princeton University Library on July 26th, 2021 0 likes 47 plays

A Tale of Two Collections: The Icons of Nikolai Likhachev and Ilya Ostroukhov

“We always imagine Russian culture in the form of a diptych, in which one wing is Petersburg and the other Moscow,” the critic Abram Efros wrote in 1921. “In the field of Russian…

From  Jack Allen on April 13th, 2021 0 likes 23 plays

Boris Nemtsov’s Transformation of Russian Politics

A special event discussion with Zhanna Nemtsova, the co-Founder of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom, and Mikhail Fishman, journalist and filmmaker.

From  Jack Allen on March 29th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays

Power and Paint: The Patronage of Women Artists at the Court of Catherine II

Catherine the Great’s passion for the arts served a vital role in her efforts to position herself as a paragon of the Enlightenment. With avaricious focus she snaffled celebrated art…

From  Jack Allen on March 19th, 2021 0 likes 40 plays

Russia’s Political Crisis – Navalnyi’s in Jail: Now What?

A special event lecture with Leonid Volkov, chief of staff and political director of Alexei Navalnyi’s opposition campaign.Sponsored by the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian…

From  Jack Allen on March 7th, 2021 0 likes 31 plays

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 59 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  Princeton School of Public and International Affai on February 17th, 2021 0 likes 19 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 167 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 77 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 53 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 75 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 34 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 68 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 383 plays