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CEES book talk with author Richard Anderson, UCLA, Political Science. Discussant: John Agnew, UCLA, Geography.
Thursday, November 06, 2014
12:00 PM
10383 Bunche Hall

CEES public lecture by Stela Krasteva, UCLA, Sociology.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
12:00 PM
10383 Bunche Hall

One-day international symposium marking the 25th anniversary of the breach of the Berlin Wall and the opening of the "Josef Koudelka: Nationality Doubtful" exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum. This program is organized and supported by the J. Paul Getty Museum and the UCLA Center for European and Eurasian Studies. Additional support is provided by the UCLA International Institute, Department of Germanic Languages, and Center for Near Eastern Studies.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center

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Putin's gamble leaves him with bad choices

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

"By supplying weapons to the rebel militias, with their strange mix of intelligence agents, local thugs and trigger-happy Russian volunteers, Putin made himself a hostage to their brutish blundering," says UCLA political scientist Dan Treisman in a CNN editorial.

Elite political practice trumps economic and social change in Russia

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

UCLA historian Arch Getty contends that an archaic system of personal, patrimonial power has continued uninterrupted in Russia since at least the 17th century.

Empire of the steppe: Russia's colonial experience on the Eurasian frontier

Monday, May 05, 2014

Historian Michael Khodarkovsky offered insight into Russia’s colonial rule in the Eurasian steppe and its implications for the current crisis in Ukraine during a Eurasian Empires and Central Asian Peoples seminar.

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