Guests: Fenggang Yang and Kung Lap Yan on Christianity, worship, and religious persecution in China.
Guest: Christian Raffensperger on the place of Kyivan Rus’ in the wider European medieval world.
Guest: Sean Griffin on his prize winning article “Revolution, Raskol, and Rock ‘n’ Roll: The 1,020th Anniversary of the Day of the Baptism of Rus” published in the Russian Review.
Guests: Victoria Smolkina and Georgyi Kasianov on the complexities of memory, history, and politics in narrating Ukrainian history.
Guest: Artemy Troitsky reflecting on his life in the Soviet and Russian rock scenes.
Guests: Polly Jones and Zuzanna Bogumil on memory, politics, and trauma of Stalinism.
REEES faculty profile on Zoltan Zelemen about his research on neo-medievalism in international relations, law, and democracy.
Guests: Ben Aris and Ilya Matveev on the Russian economy during wartime.
Guest: Adrienne Edgar on Intermarriage and the Friendship of Peoples: Ethnic Mixing in Soviet Central Asia published by Cornell University Press.