Faculty in the Media
Irina Reyfman (Professor and Chair, Slavic Languages) is co-translator with Andrew Kahn (University of Oxford) of Alexander Radishchev's Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow, one of the most important works to come out of the age of Catherine the Great. The translation was published in the Russian Library by Columbia University Press.
Anna Frajlich (Senior Lecturer Emerita) published an article on Kazimierz Wierzyński's Polish translation of Alexander Blok's "Venice" in Tematy i Konteksty, the current issue of which is devoted to problems of translation. Ronald Meyer (Adj. Associate Professor, Slavic) has been appointed to the Advisory Board of Tematy i Konteksty, which is published by the University of Rzeszów.
Thomas Kent (International and Public Affairs) joined The Cognitive Crucible (Information Professionals Association) to talk about his recent book, Striking Back: Overt and Covert Options to Combat Russian Disinformation. The wide-ranging discussion covers the origins of Radio Free Europe, ethics, and election meddling.
Alexander Cooley (Director, Harriman Institute) is quoted in an Atlantic piece by Thomas Wright about the possibility of large-scale political unrest in the United States and the applicability of the term color revolution.
The Kazakh government has announced that Kazakh officials and their families can no longer have bank accounts abroad. What will this mean? Harriman director, Alexander Cooley, weighs in at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
Writing for CEPA (Center for European Policy Analysis), Thomas Kent (International and Public Affairs) asks the question "Suppose Disinformation Doesn't Win" in regard to the unprecedented levels of information about COVID-19 (July 31, 2020).