Lecture by Loren Graham (MIT, Harvard University) "Why Does Russia Have So Much Trouble Modernizing? (an STS approach)"


Professor Graham is a leading academician of Russian and Soviet science who, for many years, has been involved in research in the area of the history of science (STS approach). He is the author of Science in Russia and the Soviet Union (1993), The Ghost of the Executed Engineer: Technology and the Fall of the Soviet Union (1993), What We Have Learned About Science and Technology from the Russian Experience (1998),  Naming Infinity: A True Story of Religious Mysticism and Mathematical Creativity (with Jean-Michel Kantor) (2009).

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