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CEES book talk with author Margaret Jacob, UCLA, History. Discussant: Gregory Clark, UC Davis, Economics.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall

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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.

Crisis intensifies in Ukraine

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A panel discussion on April 7 addressed the growing crisis in Ukraine and its implications for Europe and the United States.

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