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August 2019 News

Isabela Mares (photo by Michael Marsland)
August 27, 2019
Isabela Mares, recently named as the Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science, focuses her research on a range of topics in comparative politics and political economy,...
Laura Engelstein is the Henry S. McNeil Professor Emerita of Russian History at Yale University. Her newest book, Russia in Flames
August 27, 2019
by Laura Engelstein, the Henry S. McNeil Professor Emerita of Russian History at Yale University. Her newest book, Russia in Flames, is available now.           Russia is...
Liliya Dashevski photographing dolls at the Museum of Unique Dolls in Moscow.
August 21, 2019
Thanks to the Program in Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies, I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Russia for my dissertation project on dolls and toys in...
The final shot of “Man with a Movie Camera,” dir. Dziga Vertov, 1929.
August 20, 2019
You may not know early Soviet filmmaker Dziga Vertov by name, but perhaps you’ve heard of his most famous film, “Man with a Movie Camera.” Released in 1929, this non-...