What Next for Russia: Returning to the Imperial Past or Rethinking Modernization?
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)
"What Next for Russia: Returning to the Imperial Past or Rethinking Modernization?"
with: Andrei Melville (HSE Moscow), Gwendolyn Sasse (ZOiS, Berlin), Alexander Libman (LMU Munich) and Katharina Bluhm (Institute for East European Studies, FU Berlin)
Katharina Bluhm is Professor for Sociology and director of the department of Sociology of the Institute for East European Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin.
Alexander Libman is Professor for Sociology at the LMU Munich. His research and teaching domain are sociological East European Studies.
Andrei Melville is Professor for Political Science at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow.
Gwendolyn Sasse has been the Director of ZOiS since October 2016. She is Professor of Comparative Politics at the Department of Politics and International Relations and at the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies at the University of Oxford, and is Professorial Fellow at Nuffield College and Non-Resident Associate at Carnegie Europe.
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 Panel discussion will be held in English. All events of the series are public, admission is free.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Time & Location
Feb 14, 2017 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Hörsaal 21A, Ihnestr.21, 14195 Berlin. U-Bhf Thielplatz oder U Oskar-Helene-Heim (U3)
- Osteuropa OEI ZOiS CEU Alexei Miller Katharina Bluhm Gwendolyn Sasse