European Studies Council: “Russia and Asia in the 20th & 21st Centuries Conference”

Event time: 
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 10:00am
Henry R. Luce Hall, Room 101 (Auditorium) See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06520
Event description: 

The European Studies Council presents a two day conference.

“Russia and Asia in the 20th & 21st Centuries Conference.” 

This two day conference will address the main issues in Russian and Asian history and politics from the 1920s on, with an emphasis on the Cold War era and recent developments. Faculty Hosts: Paul Bushkovitch (Yale University), David Engerman (Yale University), and Thomas Graham (Yale University).

10:00 am — Coffee in Luce Common Room

10:30 am — Welcome and Introductory Remarks, Paul Bushkovitch (Yale University)

11:00 am — Panel I: Russia and Asia before 1945

Chair: Denise Ho (Yale University).  Discussant: Peter Perdue (Yale University)

  • Paul Bushkovitch (Yale University)
  • Katerina Clark (Yale University)
  • Alexander Pantsov (Capital University)

12:30 pm — Lunch in Luce Common Room

2:00 pm — Panel II: The USSR, Japan & South Asia

Chair: Edyta Bojanowska (Yale University).  Discussant: David Engerman (Yale University)

  • Tsuyoshi Hasegawa (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  • Hari Vasudevan (University of Calcutta, India)
  • Ali Raza (Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan)

3:30 pm — Break in Luce Common Room

4:00 pm — Panel III: Near East

Chair: Jinyi Chu (Yale University).  Discussant: Doug Rogers (Yale University)

  • Artemy Kalinovsky (University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
  • Masha Kirasirova (New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE)
  • Rossen Djagalov (New York University)
Open to: 
General Public