CfP:SOVIET ENCOUNTERS WITH WEST AND EAST
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CfP:SOVIET ENCOUNTERS WITH WEST AND EAST

deadline : 1 June 2018 International Scholarly Conference SOVIET ENCOUNTERS WITH WEST AND EAST 27-28 November 2018, Moscow Organizers International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences National Research University – Higher School of Economics (Moscow) The Friedrich Ebert Foundation With additional support from the Blavatnik Family Foundation Call for Papers The Soviet Union presented itself as a...

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Regards croisés sur les avant-gardes artistiques soviétiques et contemporaines
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Regards croisés sur les avant-gardes artistiques soviétiques et contemporaines

séminaire « Regards croisés sur les avant-gardes artistiques soviétiques et contemporaines » lundi 23 avril 2018​, ​ de 17h à 19h.  ​ ​a ​l’Inalco (2 rue de Lille) ​ Nous aurons le grand plaisir de recevoir Christina Kiaer (Northwestern University) & Robert Bird (University of Chicago). Ils présenteront l’exposition dont ils sont commissaires Revolution Every Day (Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago)....

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The Correspondences of Chris Marker and Aleksandr Medvedkin
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The Correspondences of Chris Marker and Aleksandr Medvedkin

Conférence de Robert Bird (University of Chicago) Date : Mercredi 25 avril, 18h-20h Lieu : ​​INHA, Salle Benjamin Descriptif :  Titre de la conférence (en anglais) « Medium Intimacy: The Correspondences of Chris Marker and Aleksandr Medvedkin » Résumé About one of his photographic portraits Chris Marker wrote: “the speed of the shutter stopped the rarest moment, a moment of certainty.” One of Marker’s photographic portraits captures...

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Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941
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Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941

Stephen Kotkin In 1941, history’s largest, most horrific war ever broke out, between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany.  Some 55 million people were killed worldwide in WWII, half in the Soviet Union.  Who was Joseph Stalin?  Who was Adolf Hitler?  Why did they clash?  This lecture, based upon a book of the same name, uses a vast array of once secret documents to trace the rise of Soviet Communism and its deadly rivalry with Nazism. ...

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CfP: Reproductive Labor in Post-Soviet Contexts
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CfP: Reproductive Labor in Post-Soviet Contexts

deadline: 15 aprile 2018 AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, November 14-18, San Jose, CA This panel’s aim is to engender a discussion between scholars working on different forms of reproductive labor in post-Soviet contexts, such as domestics, wives, sex workers, surrogate mothers and ova donors. The robust body of literature on social reproduction, feminization of labor and migration, and commoditization of the female reproductive...

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