Essays by Foreign Fellows
Guest Lectures from Abroad
- Pavlo Kutuyev (Mykhaylo
Dragomanov National Pedagogical University, Ukraine)
"The Cycles of Ukrainian Politics from 1996 to 2007," December 5, 2007.
Xavier Le Torrivellec (INALCO, France) "From Soviet
Modernization to Local
Nationalization Bashkiria in the 1960s–70s," December 5, 2007.
Hyun Seungsoo (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea) "The
as an Information War and the Role of the Kavkaz-Center," December 5,
Akylbek Kamaldinov (Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Japan)
"Kazakhstan on the Way
of Modernization," December 7, 2007.
Suchandana Chatterjee (Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of
Asian Studies, India)
"From the Past to the Present: An Indian Perspective of Central Asia
and Siberia," December
Sean Pollock (Columbia University, USA), "The Science of Empire
Caucasia," January 28, 2008.
Vladimir Bobrovnikov (Institute of Oriental Studies, Moscow,
Sharia Courts in Military Native Administration, 1860–1917," January
Michael Kemper (University of Amsterdam), "Imam Shamil and His
January 28, 2008.
Michael Reynolds (Princeton University), "The Caucasus Army of
Islam: Identity and
Politics in the Post-Imperial Caucasus," January 28, 2008.
Thornike Gordadze (French Institute for Anatolian Studies),
"Imperial Medals and
National Thoughts: the Ambivalence of Social Bearers of Georgian
Nationalism in XIX–XX
Centuries," January 28, 2008.
Ronald Suny (University of Michigan), "Effects of Empire:
Tsarism as Enabler and
Constraint on the Peoples of Caucasia," January 28, 2008.
Buba Kudava (Georgian National Center of Manuscripts) "Western
From the History of Georgian-Byzantine Relationships," February 5,
Antanas Gustys (Public Institution "Vilnius Jazz Festival")
"Jazz Culture in Lithuania,"
February 13, 2008.
Liliia Larina (Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnology
of the Peoples of the
Far East, Russia) "Interests and Values of Young Peoples in Vladivostok
(According to the
Results of the Census on 2007)," March 18, 2008.
James Andrews (Iowa State University, USA), "Envisioning a Red
Culture, Mythology, and the Politics of Soviet Space Exploration from
Lenin’s Times to
Khrushchev's Cold War," March 18, 2008.
Fredo Arias-King (Journal Demokratizatsiya), "Orange People: A
Brief History of
Transnational Democracy − Activism Networks in East-Central Europe Past
May 26, 2008.
Andrei Popov (Diplomatic Association in Moldova) "Impact of the
Conflict on Moldovan Politics and the Transnistrian Problem," December
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