Sean’s Russia Blog sponsored by the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian 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: Alexey Kovalev on American and Russian journalism.
Guests: Eurasianet's Peter Leonard and Josh Kucera on Central Asia and the South Caucausus
Guest: Diana Georgescu on “Red Children’s Republics: Socialist Internationalism and Transnational Youth Exchanges During the Late Cold War.”
Guest: Tricia Starks on Smoking under the Tsars: A History of Tobacco in Imperial Russia published by Cornell University Press.

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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 >
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Experiencing the Russian Revolution
Presented by:
Mark Steinberg
A Journey into Putin's Country
Presented by:
Anne Garrells
Daughter of the Cold War
Presented by:
Grace Kennan