The Eurasian Knot sponsored by the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies

The Eurasian Knot dispels the stereotypes and myths about the region with lively stories and informative interviews on Eurasia’s complex past, present, and future. New episodes drop weekly with an eclectic mix of topics from punk rock to Putin, and everything in-between.

Russia’s Prison Knocking Language

Guest: Nicholas Bujalski on his prize-winning Russian Review article, “Tuk, tuk, tuk!” A History of Russia’s Prison Knocking Language.” The post Russia’s Prison Knocking Language appeared first on The Eurasian Knot.

Ukraine’s Gloomy Winter

Guest: Brian Milakovsky with a grim update on Ukraine, the war, and the shrinking prospects of even a lousy peace. The post Ukraine’s Gloomy Winter appeared first on The Eurasian Knot.

A Century Without Lenin

Guest: Christopher Read on Vladimir Lenin's legacy 100 years since his death. The post A Century Without Lenin appeared first on The Eurasian Knot.

Genealogy in Russia

Guest: Maria Lotsmanova on her genealogical journey to find information about her repressed great-grandfather, Jacob Jansen. The post Genealogy in Russia appeared first on The Eurasian Knot.

The Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies offers certificate programs for undergraduate and graduate students in both Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies and...
Project GO scholarships from the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies provide full scholarships to ROTC students enrolled at any...
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...
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The University of Pittsburgh’s Slavic, East European, and Near Eastern Summer Language Institute (SLI) has offered intensive summer language courses for over 35 years.  With a focus on...
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