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2014-15 Alden-Berg Lecture organized by the UCLA Department of History. Cosponsored by the UCLA Center for European and Eurasian Studies.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
7:00 PM
Lenart Auditorium, UCLA Fowler Museum

A presentation by A. Dirk Moses, Dept. of History and Civilization, European University Institute, Florence.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
4:00 PM
6275 Bunche Hall

A panel discussion featuring A. Dirk Moses (Dept. of History and Civilization, European University Institute, Florence), Benjamin L. Madley, Dept. of History, UCLA), Wendy Lower (Dept. of History, Claremont McKenna College), and Wolf Gruner (Dept. of History, USC)
Thursday, February 12, 2015
4:00 PM
10383 Bunche Hall

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Poland past and present

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Polish intellectual and journalist Adam Michnik spoke about the development of the democracy in Poland from the communist period to the present day.

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.

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