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Russia

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons Defence Cooperation in Europe: Driving Forces and New Formats Dr Matlary discusses the driving forces behind defence cooperation, the key players and cooperatives within Europe, as well as Russia’s effect on defence policy. Janne Haaland Matlary 21 Mar 2018
2 What happened to the first soviet scientist to solve a fundamental problem in mathematics? New episode for the Oxford Sparks Big questions series. Christopher Hollings 08 May 2017
3 Russia - A New Cold War? Author and expert on Russia; producer several of feature films and books including the prize-winning Epics of Everyday Life (1990) and Lost and Found in Russia (2009); nonexecutive director and founder of openDemocracy and editor of openDemocracy Russia. Susan Richards, Helena Kennedy 28 Mar 2017
4 Creative Commons Towards Mobilization? The Evolution of Russian Grand Strategy This talk will explores the various aspects of Russian strategic thinking and planning, the conducting of the orchestra and what appears to be a move towards mobilisation measures. Andrew Monaghan 05 Jul 2016
5 Book Launch: 'Emotional Diplomacy: Official Emotion on the International Stage' Professor Todd Hall discussed his recently published book, 'Emotional Diplomacy: Official Emotion on the International Stage.' Todd Hall 12 Apr 2016
6 Creative Commons Challenging charisma: constructing grievance and the limits of legitimacy in post-Crimea Russia Samuel Greene talks about outbreak of protests in Russia and political events after the annexation of Crimea Samuel Greene, Paul Chaisty 04 Feb 2016
7 The Presidential Toolbox in the Former Soviet Union Paul Chaisty (University of Oxford) gives the second talk at the workshop on Coalitional Presidentialism at the Federal Congress of Brazil, Brasília. Paul Chaisty 16 Dec 2015
8 William Browder on the State of Law in Putin's Russia In this lecture, William Browder, New York Times bestselling author gives a talk about Putin's Russia for the Foundation for Law, Justice and Society seminar series. William Browder 17 Nov 2015
9 A digital database of the correspondence of Catherine the Great of Russia Demonstrating the pilot and explaining the significance of this digital database. Andrew Kahn 11 Jun 2015
10 Quo Vadis Ukraine: The Conflict and Beyond Panel discussion of the Ukraine reviewing the current situation, exploring the context of the conflict which broke out in 2014, assessing its impact on Europe, and identifying what the international community can learn and how it should respond. Lord Patten of Barnes, Jutta Edthofer, Gwendolyn Sasse, Michael Bociurkiw 28 Apr 2015
11 Creative Commons The Russian-Ukrainian War: Challenges for Military Policy in the Baltic State Dr Deividas Slekys (University of Vilnius), gives a talk for the Changing Character of War programme seminar series. Deividas Slekys 12 Jan 2015
12 Ukraine and its Place in the World 2014 Elliott Lecture, St Antony's College. Aleksander Kwasniewski, Javier Solana, Gwendolyn Sasse, Chris Patten 20 Mar 2014
13 Creative Commons Everyday practices at the Russia - China - Mongolia border Part of the COMPAS Seminar Series Michaelmas 2013: Rebordering: reflections in relation to (post)socialism Caroline Humphrey 11 Mar 2014
14 Creative Commons THEMIS: Citizens of Kazakhstan in a Russian city: factors facilitating and limiting transnational activities (the case of Novosibirsk) Larisa Kosygina presents her paper 'Citizens of Kazakhstan in a Russian city: factors facilitating and limiting transnational activities' in Parallel session VI(C) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Larisa Kosygina 24 Feb 2014
15 THEMIS: Children go first! Family strategies and educational migration Liudmila Kopecka presents her paper 'Children go first! Family strategies and educational migration' in Parallel session II(C) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Liudmila Kopecka 20 Jan 2014
16 Creative Commons Moscow is not Russia - reporting Russia's outback Ben Judah, author of 'Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell In And Out Of Love with Vladimir Putin', gives a talk for the Reuters Schoolf of Journalism seminar series. Ben Judah 06 Nov 2013
17 Creative Commons European authors and Russian nuns. An Enlightened girl takes a monastic oath 8/8. Andrei Zorin (Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, Oxford) delivers a talk for "Was there a Russian Enlightenment?", a one-day seminar held at Ertegun House, Oxford in November 2012. Andrei Zorin 03 Dec 2012
18 Creative Commons Intervention in space and affirmation of self: the ethics of improvement 7/8. Andreas Schönle (Queen Mary, University of London) delivers a talk for "Was there a Russian Enlightenment?", a one-day seminar held at Ertegun House, Oxford in November 2012. Andreas Schönle 03 Dec 2012
19 Creative Commons How Should Theatre Work? The Question of Audience 6/8. Alexei Evstratov (Université Paris-Sorbonne) delivers a talk for "Was there a Russian Enlightenment?", a one-day seminar held at Ertegun House, Oxford in November 2012. Alexei Evstratov 03 Dec 2012
20 Creative Commons The Enlightenment in the Correspondence of Catherine the Great and Friedrich Melchior Grimm 5/8. Kelsey Rubin-Detlev (Ertegun House, Oxford) delivers a talk for "Was there a Russian Enlightenment?", a one-day seminar held at Ertegun House, Oxford in November 2012. Kelsey Rubin-Detlev 03 Dec 2012
21 Creative Commons Voltaire in St Petersburg: The Voltaire Library and the Marginalia Project 4/8. Gillian Pink (Voltaire Foundation, Oxford) delivers a talk for "Was there a Russian Enlightenment?", a one-day seminar held at Ertegun House, Oxford in November 2012. Gillian Pink 03 Dec 2012
22 Creative Commons Picking over the pieces, or Diderot in St. Petersburg: Zeitgeist? accident? or one more bit in a puzzle? 3/8. Marian Hobson (Queen Mary, University of London) delivers a talk for "Was there a Russian Enlightenment?", a one-day seminar held at Ertegun House, Oxford in November 2012. Marian Hobson 03 Dec 2012
23 Creative Commons Religious dogma versus scientific progress: Enlightenment issues in 18th c. Russia 2/8. Alexander Iosad (Cantemir Institute, Oxford) delivers a talk for "Was there a Russian Enlightenment?", a one-day seminar held at Ertegun House, Oxford in November 2012. Alexander Iosad 03 Dec 2012
24 Creative Commons Was there a Russian Enlightenment? What's the problem and why does it matter? 1/8. Andrew Kahn (Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, Oxford) delivers a talk for "Was there a Russian Enlightenment?", a one-day seminar held at Ertegun House, Oxford in November 2012. Andrew Kahn 03 Dec 2012
25 Creative Commons Transformational Leap as the basic Metaphor of Russian Sonderweg Theories Professor Andrei Zorin presents the third East and East Central Europe seminar lecture for the Cantemir Institute on Thursday 7 June. Andrei Zorin 28 Jun 2012
26 Creative Commons Can TV make history? Norma Percy, Documentary film making and producer gives a talk for thw Reuters Institute Seminar Series. Note: Clips of documentaries have been edited out to avoid copyright infringement. Norma Percy 06 Feb 2012
27 Creative Commons Introduction to the Conference Jonathan Waterlow introduces the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Jonathan Waterlow 01 Mar 2011
28 Creative Commons Research in Private vs. Institutional Archives: Difference in Approaches, Unity of Aims Fifteenth and final presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Alex Titov 22 Feb 2011
29 Creative Commons Newspapers Beyond Text: Mapping Komosomol'skaya pravda, 1950-1964 Fourteenth presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Simon Huxtable 22 Feb 2011
30 Creative Commons The Elusive Censor: The Difficulties of Researching Soviet Censorship Thirteenth presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Samantha Sherry 22 Feb 2011
31 Creative Commons Myth, Memory, Fandom: Konstantin Simonov and his Readers in the 1950s and 1960s Twelfth presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Polly Jones 22 Feb 2011
32 Creative Commons Listening for Twenty Years Eleventh presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Catharine Merridale 22 Feb 2011
33 Creative Commons A Russianist's Adventures in Central Asian Cinema Tenth presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Seth Graham 22 Feb 2011
34 Creative Commons Whose Voice is it Anyway? - Film Dubbing in the Soviet Republic Ninth presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. JJ Gurga 22 Feb 2011
35 Creative Commons Sonic Sources and the study of Bela Bartok's 'Romanian Folk Dances Eight presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Joshua Waldon 22 Feb 2011
36 Creative Commons Silence in the Archives Seventh presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Claire Knight 22 Feb 2011
37 More 'History from the side': Researching Social History of Medicine of the Late Imperial and Early Soviet era Sixth presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Simon Pawley 22 Feb 2011
38 Creative Commons The Human Science in Revolutionary Russia: Using specialist and 'thick' journals Fifth presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Daniel Beer 22 Feb 2011
39 Creative Commons Using 1950s-1960s sources: the case of Soviet Policy in west Africa Fourth presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Alessandro Iandolo 22 Feb 2011
40 Creative Commons But there was no humour in the 1930s! - Researching around the system Third presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Jon Waterlow 22 Feb 2011
41 Creative Commons Researching Soviet Social History in the 1920s Second Presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Andy Willimot 22 Feb 2011
42 Creative Commons Using Manuscripts to Research Russian History - The Case of 17th Century Medical Texts First Presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Clare Griffin 22 Feb 2011
43 Norms and Peace-Building in Georgia: Territorial Integrity, Sovereignty, Non-Intervention and National Self-Determination Neil MacFarlane, Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford gives the first in the 2011 Hilary Term seminars for the Oxford Transitional Justice Research seminar series. Neil MacFarlane 08 Feb 2011
44 Department of Politics and International Relations: Artist in Residence 2009-10 Lecture: Artist as Politician. Maxim Kantor 21 May 2010
45 Emerging Markets in a Nutshell Three leading academics discuss emerging markets and explore both the issues faced by the economies in China and Latin America and the challenges faced by companies looking to invest in or do business with them. Dana Brown, Eric Thun, Laurence Whitehead 07 Dec 2009
46 Creative Commons Russia is Back: Jenifer Hart Memorial Lecture Professor MacFarlane gives a talk about modern Russia; from the fall of the Berlin Wall to today; including the rise of Vladimir Putin, the conflict between Chechnya, alleged human rights violations and Russia's relationship with the rest of the world. Neil MacFarlane 28 Oct 2009
47 A Fire at Sea (1957) Isaiah Berlin introduces and reads his translation of Russian novelist Ivan Turgenev's short story, 'A Fire at Sea' in which Turgenev recounts an embarrassing episode from his youth. Originally broadcast by the BBC's Third Programme in 1957. Isaiah Berlin 15 Apr 2009
48 Alexander Herzen: His Opinions and Character (1955) Lecture on Alexander Herzen, philosopher and founder of Russia’s first free press. He discusses Herzen’s passionate belief in individual liberty and his distaste for the new violent radicalism in Russia in his time. Isaiah Berlin 15 Apr 2009