CREES Noon Lecture. “The Value of Labor, the Science of Commodification, or ‘How Did the Work Unit Get Made?’”
CREES Noon Lecture. “Supply-Side Socialism: Conceptualizing Consumption in the Polish People’s Republic.”
Polish Student Association Lecture. “A Polish Doctor in the Nazi Camps: Reflections on Writing Story and History.”
Avant Garde Interest Group Discussion. “Decadent Nationalism/Peripheral Modernism: The Georgian Literary Manifesto”
CREES Noon Lecture. “The Political Imagination of Russian Orthodoxy: National Identity and Imperial Heritage.”
CREES Noon Lecture. “From Gentry Estates to Urban Apartments: Temporality and Domesticity at Russia’s Fin de Siècle.”
CREES Noon Lecture. "Enlightened Memory? On Remembering the Jewish Past in Contemporary Germany and Poland."
CREES Lecture: "Natural Materials and the Matter of Nation in Hungarian Home Decorating" - Krisztina Fehérváry
CREES Noon Lecture. “Weapons of the Watchtower: Jehovah’s Witnesses and Resistance to Soviet Power.”
CREES Noon Lecture. “‘What Is Becoming of the Uzbeks?’ Islam, Uzbek Identity, and the Search for Meaning in Contemporary Uzbek Independent Religious Media.”
CREES Noon Lecture. “Stalin’s Export of Art, Andrew Mellon, and the National Art Gallery in Washington.”
CREES Noon Lecture. “Election Fraud and Preference Falsification in Russia’s 2012 Presidential Election.”
CREES Noon Lecture. “Escaping the Poverty Trap: Economic Convergence between Russian Regions in the 1990s and 2000s.”
CREES Noon Lecture. “Collectivization and the Restratification of Everyday Life in Romania, 1949-1962.”
Student Funding Workshop. "Seeking External Funding in Eurasian Studies: Sources, Resources, and Application Tips."
CREES Noon Lecture/Rackham Centennial Lecture. “Estimating Unregistered Migration into the Russian Federation: Insights from the United States.”
Slavic Department Colloquium. "Literary Representations of Childhood in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia."
Annual Copernicus Lecture. “Wiera Gran: A Singer, A Collaborator? The Other Side of Polanski’s Pianist.”
CREES Noon Lecture. “New Revelations on the Second Conviction of Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Platon Lebedev.”
CREES Noon Lecture. “The First Free Post-Soviet Generation: Youth in Russia, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan.”
CREES Noon Lecture. “From Mountain Fairies to Fender Guitars: The Power of Myth in the Music and Times of Goran Bregovic.”
CREES Noon Lecture. “Reflections on Two Decades of Water Cooperation and Conflict in Post-Soviet Central Asia.”
CREES Lecture. “Potters and Warlords in an Afghan Bazaar: Violence and Political Mobilization in Afghanistan Today.”
CREES 50th Anniversary Celebration and Reunion. "Alumni in Action: The Professors and the Professionals."
Berj H. Haidostian Annual Distinguished Lecture. “Looking Beyond the ‘Reset’: U.S.-Russian Relations and Their Implications for the Caucasus.”
CREES Noon Lecture. “Muslims for an Atheist Superpower: The Central Asian Muftiate and Pro-Soviet Public Diplomacy in Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia, 1970s-1980s.”
Lecture. “Poetic Critique of Reason: Lipavsky and Considerations of Temporality in Kharms’s Circle.”
Lecture. “Children as Spoils of War: Displaced Children, Ethnic Cleansing, and International Humanitarianism in Twentieth-Century Europe.”
Lecture. “The Shakespearean Circle: Lawyers, Literary Criticism, and Professional Self-Fashioning in Late Imperial Russia.”
CREES Noon Lecture. “Moskvachylyk: Debating Authenticity and Transformation in a Moscow Migrant Community.”
China Data Center/CCS/CREES Lecture. “Contemporary Chinese Migration to Central Asia: Focus on Kazakhstan.”
CANCELED - CREES Colloquium. An interview with Lev Dodin, director of the Maly Drama Theater of St. Petersburg.
Judaic Studies Lecture. “Bearing Witness: Soviet Jewish Photographers Confront World War II and the Holocaust.”
CREES Brown Bag. “‘Foreign Confessions’ in Foreign Contexts: Religion across the Border of the Russian Empire.”
CREES Brown Bag. “Russian Silences: The Venetsianov School of Painting (1820-1850) and the Ecology of Perception.”
9s Politics of Writing Lecture. “How to Make a Revolution: A Guide to Romania’s Fin-de-Siècle Media Spectacle as Performed by a Dying Regime, a Willing Populace, and the International Press Corps.”
LSA Collegiate Chair Inaugural Lecture. “Affective Communities: The Contradictions of National and Soviet Identity in the USSR.”
Frankel Center Lecture/Demonstration. “Petersburg vs. Moscow: Two Big Differences in Russian Klezmerland.”
CREES Brown Bag. “Four Angles of Vision on the Holocaust in the Soviet Union: Germans, ‘Collaborators,’ Jews, and the Soviet Government.”
CREES Brown Bag. “Grounding Socialism: Architecture, Archeology, and Conflicting Materialities in Bucharest’s Old Court Area (1953-1967).”
CREES Brown Bag. “Nationalism, Myth, and Politics: Russians and Serbs in the Dissolution of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia.”
CREES Brown Bag. “Mirrors of Russian Imperial History: A Case of Ideological Construction of Empire in the Early Twentieth Century and a Reflection on Politics of Comparison in Contemporary Historical Debates.”
CREES Lecture - "What is Ukrainian about Ukraine's Pop Culture? The Strange Case of Verka Serduchka"
ASP Lecture - "The Changing Face of Armenia: Language, Culture, Religion and Minorities since Independence"
EIHS Lecture - "Peace and Order in the Cross Hairs: Everyday Life in Soviet and American Nuclear Cities"
Annual Haidostian Lecture - "The Geopolitics of the World Today: U.S. Policy at the Periphery of Russia"
CREES Lecture - "Fear and Loathing in Moscow: Covering 11 Time Zones and 15 Republics during Times of Great Change, 1989–1995"
WCED Lecture - With or Without Women's Movements? Democratization, Economic Tranformation, and Women's Equality in Central Asia
*CANCELED* WCED Lecture - Challenges for Democracy in the European Neighborhood - Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus
WCED Lecture - Harvesting on the Fields of Ignorance: On the Blessings of Not-Knowing and Not-Understanding in the Post State-Socialist Reforms of Higher Learning
CREES Lecture - "Consciously Made Children," "Living for Oneself," or "Giving Birth to a Patriot": Russia's Revival of Family Support and the Discursive Erasure of Gender Inequality
Science, Technology and Society Colloquium - Spending Less on Fur Coats: Russia's Contradictory Climate Change Debate
International Law Workshop - ICTY and ICJ in the Conflict and Post-conflict in the Former Yugoslavia: An Appraisal
Shaman Drum Book Signing Celebrates Valerie Kivelson's "Picturing Russia: Explorations in Visual Culture"
Frankel Institute Colloquium - The Shtetl in the Museum: Revisiting the Pale of Settlement in Leningrad en route to Birobidzhan
Library Gallery Lecture - Political Caricature and International Complications in Russia and Nineteenth-Century Europe
EIHS Lecture - Feasting at the Pity Party: Violence and Nationalism in Post-Yugoslav Southeastern Europe
Religious Claims and Crossings Series: "Accidental Imperialists?: Muslim Pilgrims and the Extension of Russian Power Abroad"
CREES Lecture - Sexual and Labor Trafficking in the Soviet Successor States: How the Former USSR Became a Global Center of Illegal Migration
Slavic Department/CREES Round Table - Translation and Polish Literature in the West: A Round Table Discussion in Honor of Bogdana Carpenter
CREES Lecture - Learning in a Soft Authoritarian Regime: What the Borat Episode Tells Us about (the Real) Kazakhstan
ASP Lecture - "Awfully Interesting and Wonderfully Primitive": British Responses to the Armenian Refugee Crisis 1918-1925
Sociology Department Lecture - Institution Building after Independence in Kyrgyzstan: International Organizations and Development Agendas
Dance Department/CREES Colloquium - Stravinsky Revisited: Innovations and Migrations in 20th-Century Ballet
EIHS Symposium - Practices and Power in Everyday Life; Aspects of the History of the Twentieth Century
Comparative Politics Workshop - The Three Pigs: Rethinking the Collapse of Authoritarian Regimes after the Cold War
CREES/Bentley Historical Library Lecture - Archives of Holodomor: New Findings, Documentary Publications, and Prospects of Studies
Frankel Center Lecture - "Refined Jews": Yikhes (Origins) and Social Status in the (Post)-Soviet Shtetl
A Tradition Continued: A Symposium on Byzantine, Balkan and Church History in Honor of John V.A. Fine, Jr.
Sociology Colloquium - Markets, Performance, or Structure Earnings Inequality across Time and Space in Russia, 1991-2004
Institute for the Humanities Lecture - The Gold of the Dacians and Two Wars That Built the Forum Traiani in Rome