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Friday, January 22, 2021

Alexander Cooley on Central Asia's Place in a Transforming Global Order

Alexander Cooley and Daniel Nexon argue that President Biden may not be able to return the U.S. to its position of global dominance, and draw on arguments from their book, Exit from Hegemony, to discuss Central Asia's role in a post-U.S. international order. Read the piece in the Foreign Policy Research Institute and the Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs.
Thursday, January 21, 2021

Yana Gorokhovskaia Writes on Navalny's Return to Russia for The Guardian

Yana Gorokhovskaia (Harriman Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2016-19) published an analysis in The Guardian of Alexei Navalny's return to Russia and his strategy of appealing to the people, over the heads of Russia's crooked system (January 19).
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Gail Archer Interviewed about Teaching Music during the Pandemic and Upcoming Organ Concerts

Gail Archer (Professor of Professional Practice, Music, Barnard) was interviewed by Straus News, the publisher of 17 weekly NY newspapers, about her career as a female organist, her academic career, teaching music during the pandemic, and her upcoming series of three concerts.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Elise Giuliano on the World Affairs Council of New Hampshire Podcast

Elise Giuliano discussed the origins of the conflict in Ukraine and the history of Ukrainian-Russian relations on Global in the Granite State, a podcast from the World Affairs Council of New Hampshire. Listen to her remarks at 18:58 min.  
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Ani Kokobobo on Dostoevsky's Demons and Parallels to the Current Political Situation

Ani Kokobobo (Chair, Slavic Languages & Literatures, University of Kansas; Slavic Ph.D., '11) writes about how Dostoevsky warned of the strain of nihilism that infects Donald Trump and his movement (The Conversation, Jan. 13).