Sean’s Russia Blog sponsored by the Center for Russian & East European Studies

Interviews with scholars, policy-makers, journalists, writers, and filmmakers working on topics concerning the Former Soviet Union

Listen to Sean’s interview with Professor Mark Steinberg, who delivered the inaugural lecture of our 1917 Centenary Series on Friday, October 13.

Guest: Michael Kofman is Research Scientist at CNA Corporation and Fellow at the Kennan Institute where he specializes in security and defense in Eurasia. He comments widely on Russian military affairs and foreign policy. He also blogs on the Russian military at his site Russian Military Analysis....
Guest: Grace Kennan Warnecke has had a lifelong personal and professional association with Russia. She’s served on the boards of the National Advisory Council, Harriman Institute, at Columbia University, as well as a member of the Advisory Council of the Kennan Institute. She served as country...
Guest: Ivan Kurilla is a Professor of History and International Relations at the European University at St. Petersburg. He specializes in the history of the US–Russian relations, especially during American antebellum and Civil War period. He’s the author of Zaokeanskie partnery: Amerika i Rossiya v...
Guest: Seth Bernstein is an Assistant professor at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow where he specializes in the history of Soviet politics, culture and society. He’s the author of Raised Under Stalin: Young Communists and the Defense of Socialism published by Cornell University Press and...

Events

Certificates
The Center for Russian and East European Studies offers certificate programs for undergraduate and graduate students in both Russian and East European Studies and European Studies. Learn more >
Project GO
Project GO scholarships from the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Russian and East European Studies provide full scholarships to ROTC students enrolled at any accredited college or... Learn more >
Graduate Conference
The Graduate Organization for the Study of Europe and Central Asia (GOSECA) is committed to the advancement of research on the societies, politics, cultures, and international relations of Eastern... Learn more >
Undergraduate Symposium
The Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) is an annual event since 2002 designed to provide undergraduate students, from the University of Pittsburgh and other colleges and universities,... Learn more >
Summer Language Institute
The University of Pittsburgh’s Slavic, East European, and Near Eastern Summer Language Institute (SLI) has offered intensive summer language courses for over 25 years.  With a focus on... Learn more >
Give to REES