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Vladimir Gel'man, EUSP Saint Petersburg: Temptations and Constraints of Authoritarian Modernization in Russia

Jan 31, 2017 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Grundlagenvorlesung im Wintersemester 2016/17

Grundlagenvorlesung im Wintersemester 2016/17

Continuation of the joint lecture series "Revolution - Transformation - Globalization Russia 1917-2017" organised by the Institute for East Europe Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin (OEI) and the Center for Eastern European and International Studies (ZOiS)

Vladimir Gel'man is Professor at the European University at Saint Petersburg (EUSP), Department of Political Science and Sociology. His research interests include: contemporary Russian and post-Soviet politics in theoretical and comparative perspective. Recent Ed.: "Authoritarian Modernization in Russia. Ideas, institutions, and policies", London/New York, 2017.

The twentieth century in Russia's history and the effects of the Russian Revolution of 1917 in this period are the subject of a public series of lectures in winter semester 2016/2017 at Freie Universität. Scientists from Germany and abroad first dedicate their contributions to the revolution itself and the events that precede it. In the latter part of the series they will examine the aspects of Soviet modernization and its consequences until the collapse of the Soviet Union in the 1990s and the return of authoritarianism in the 21st century. The series of lectures is jointly organized by the Institute for Eastern European Studies of the Freie Universität Berlin (OEI) and the Center for Eastern European and International Studies (ZOIS).

The public lecture by Professor Gel'man will be held in English. All events of the series are public, admission is free.

Further information
For an overview of the series see the programme.

Katharina Bluhm, Dean of the Institute of East European Studies, Garystr. 55, Room 216, 14195 Berlin, Phone: +49 30 838 52039, e-mail: katharina.bluhm@fu-berlin.de

Time & Location

Jan 31, 2017 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Department of Political and Social Sciences, Freie Universität Berlin, Room 21A, Ihnestraße 21, 14195 Berlin


  • Osteuropa OEI ZOiS CEU Alexei Miller Katharina Bluhm Gwendolyn Sasse