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Russian-American Relations Through the Centuries: Podcast with Ivan Kurilla
Relations of two countries already count more than 200 years, on the other hand — only 2 centuries. What do we know about them if we did not study them thoroughly? Anyone would probably name a couple of things that relate to this phenomenon. However, nobody would argue that today it is in the spotlight of world agenda.
Congratulations to European graduate Tatyana Tkacheva with the defense of her PhD dissertation
On April 21, 2022, Tatyana Tkacheva, a graduate of the EUSP Faculty of Political Science and Sociology, defended her PhD dissertation at the University of Helsinki. Her thesis topic is "Regional Governors and Political Regime Dynamics in Russia: Resources, Strategies, and Electoral Outcomes". The supervisor of the dissertation was Professor Vladimir Gelman from the Faculty of Political Sciences.
GONE WITH THE WIND
The American South has always been different – slavery, secession, poverty, rural, and segregated – seemingly the reverse of American ideals. As novelist William Faulkner noted, in the South, the past is not even past, as the recent conflict over Confederate monuments attests. Why is this so? How have other regions in the U.S. contributed to the Southern mixture of myth and history? And what does its persistence say about the nation?