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Open Lecture Series 'Russia: Past and Present'

02.08.2021
We invite international students, young professionals, and expats in St. Petersburg to take part in our new series of open lectures in English on Russia's Past and Present. For six consequent Wednesdays at 18:30 in February and March 2020, EUSP professors and researchers will deliver lectures on Russian history, foreign policy, energy politics, and global affairs. Working language - English   February 19, 2020Use of History in Russian Politics by prof. Ivan Kurilla (in English)

Open Lecture: FRENEMIES: US-RUSSIAN RELATIONS FROM A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

02.08.2021
Venue: FREEDOM Space (7, Kazanskaya street, 2nd floor) The first open lecture of the IMARES Month of Global Affairs by Prof. Ivan Kurilla will be on Russian-US relations. "Russian mountains" of the recent U.S. politics and Russian preoccupation with the American example and the U.S. threat will be better understood within the historical context of bilateral relations, mutual perceptions, and inventions of the Other. The lecture will expose those long trends of US-Russian relations.