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CEES panel discussion on current trends in Russian politics with experts from the fields of journalism and academia. This event has been made possible with generous financial support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Thursday, March 05, 2015
5:00 PM
314 Royce Hall

CEES public lecture by Aldo Schiavone, Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane, Faculty of Law.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall

Maurice Amado Sephardic Studies Series Book Launch with authors Sarah A. Stein, UCLA, History and Julia Phillips Cohen, Vanderbilt University, History. Sponsored by the UCLA Center for Jewish Studies. Cosponsored by the UCLA Center for European and Eurasian Studies.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
4:00 PM
306 Royce 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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