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Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 2016

CES Friday Lecture Series: Recasting Germany

September 16, 2016 @ 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Recasting Germany: Politics and Policy After Unification DAAD Visiting Professor at CES Christiane Lemke and Professor Helga Walsh of Wake Forest University will speak about their new book, Recasting Germany: Politics and Policy After Unification. Directly following the event will be the Fall EURO Major and TAM Ice Cream Social. View the event page here for more details.

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CES Friday Lecture Series: Recasting Germany

September 16, 2016 @ 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Recasting Germany: Politics and Policy After Unification DAAD Visiting Professor at CES Christiane Lemke and Professor Helga Walsh of Wake Forest University will speak about their new book, Recasting Germany: Politics and Policy After Unification. Directly following the event will be the Fall EURO Major and TAM Ice Cream Social. View the event page here for more details.

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CES Friday Lecture Series: Recasting Germany

September 16, 2016 @ 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Recasting Germany: Politics and Policy After Unification DAAD Visiting Professor at CES Christiane Lemke and Professor Helga Walsh of Wake Forest University will speak about their new book, Recasting Germany: Politics and Policy After Unification. Directly following the event will be the Fall EURO Major and TAM Ice Cream Social. View the event page here for more details.

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CES Friday Lecture Series: Recasting Germany

September 16, 2016 @ 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Recasting Germany: Politics and Policy After Unification DAAD Visiting Professor at CES Christiane Lemke and Professor Helga Walsh of Wake Forest University will speak about their new book, Recasting Germany: Politics and Policy After Unification. Directly following the event will be the Fall EURO Major and TAM Ice Cream Social. View the event page here for more details.

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CES Friday Lecture Series: Recasting Germany

September 16, 2016 @ 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Recasting Germany: Politics and Policy After Unification DAAD Visiting Professor at CES Christiane Lemke and Professor Helga Walsh of Wake Forest University will speak about their new book, Recasting Germany: Politics and Policy After Unification. Directly following the event will be the Fall EURO Major and TAM Ice Cream Social. View the event page here for more details.

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CES Friday Lecture Series: Recasting Germany

September 16, 2016 @ 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Recasting Germany: Politics and Policy After Unification DAAD Visiting Professor at CES Christiane Lemke and Professor Helga Walsh of Wake Forest University will speak about their new book, Recasting Germany: Politics and Policy After Unification. Directly following the event will be the Fall EURO Major and TAM Ice Cream Social. View the event page here for more details.

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CES Friday Lecture Series: Recasting Germany

September 16, 2016 @ 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Recasting Germany: Politics and Policy After Unification DAAD Visiting Professor at CES Christiane Lemke and Professor Helga Walsh of Wake Forest University will speak about their new book, Recasting Germany: Politics and Policy After Unification. Directly following the event will be the Fall EURO Major and TAM Ice Cream Social. View the event page here for more details.

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November 2016

Lunch and Learn: The Long-Term Health Effects of the Nazi Occupation of the Soviet Union

November 1, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

This presentation is based on Dr. Klara Peter’s co-authored study on the long-term health effects of the early-life shocks caused by the Nazi occupation of the Soviet Union during WWII. The study looks at individuals who, at the time of the war, were in utero or in their early childhood. The results help explain the developments affecting late-life wellbeing of the survivors, such as mortality, certain health condition, depression, as well as subjective health assessments and life satisfaction.

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Lunch and Learn: The Long-Term Health Effects of the Nazi Occupation of the Soviet Union

November 1, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

This presentation is based on Dr. Klara Peter’s co-authored study on the long-term health effects of the early-life shocks caused by the Nazi occupation of the Soviet Union during WWII. The study looks at individuals who, at the time of the war, were in utero or in their early childhood. The results help explain the developments affecting late-life wellbeing of the survivors, such as mortality, certain health condition, depression, as well as subjective health assessments and life satisfaction.

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Lunch and Learn: The Long-Term Health Effects of the Nazi Occupation of the Soviet Union

November 1, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

This presentation is based on Dr. Klara Peter’s co-authored study on the long-term health effects of the early-life shocks caused by the Nazi occupation of the Soviet Union during WWII. The study looks at individuals who, at the time of the war, were in utero or in their early childhood. The results help explain the developments affecting late-life wellbeing of the survivors, such as mortality, certain health condition, depression, as well as subjective health assessments and life satisfaction.

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Lunch and Learn: The Long-Term Health Effects of the Nazi Occupation of the Soviet Union

November 1, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

This presentation is based on Dr. Klara Peter’s co-authored study on the long-term health effects of the early-life shocks caused by the Nazi occupation of the Soviet Union during WWII. The study looks at individuals who, at the time of the war, were in utero or in their early childhood. The results help explain the developments affecting late-life wellbeing of the survivors, such as mortality, certain health condition, depression, as well as subjective health assessments and life satisfaction.

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Lunch and Learn: The Long-Term Health Effects of the Nazi Occupation of the Soviet Union

November 1, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

This presentation is based on Dr. Klara Peter’s co-authored study on the long-term health effects of the early-life shocks caused by the Nazi occupation of the Soviet Union during WWII. The study looks at individuals who, at the time of the war, were in utero or in their early childhood. The results help explain the developments affecting late-life wellbeing of the survivors, such as mortality, certain health condition, depression, as well as subjective health assessments and life satisfaction.

Find out more »

Lunch and Learn: The Long-Term Health Effects of the Nazi Occupation of the Soviet Union

November 1, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

This presentation is based on Dr. Klara Peter’s co-authored study on the long-term health effects of the early-life shocks caused by the Nazi occupation of the Soviet Union during WWII. The study looks at individuals who, at the time of the war, were in utero or in their early childhood. The results help explain the developments affecting late-life wellbeing of the survivors, such as mortality, certain health condition, depression, as well as subjective health assessments and life satisfaction.

Find out more »

Lunch and Learn: The Long-Term Health Effects of the Nazi Occupation of the Soviet Union

November 1, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

This presentation is based on Dr. Klara Peter’s co-authored study on the long-term health effects of the early-life shocks caused by the Nazi occupation of the Soviet Union during WWII. The study looks at individuals who, at the time of the war, were in utero or in their early childhood. The results help explain the developments affecting late-life wellbeing of the survivors, such as mortality, certain health condition, depression, as well as subjective health assessments and life satisfaction.

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Assessing Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin’s Negotiation Styles – Erinn Whitaker

November 14, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

CSEEES fellow Erinn Whitaker will give an overview of her new methodology for assessing negotiating style at a distance. Ms. Whitaker developed this methodology based on the Dual Concerns Model, which plots concern for self against concern for others to determine an individual’s preferred negotiating style. She will discuss how she created the methodology and how she is using it to assess relations between Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Assessing Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin’s Negotiation Styles – Erinn Whitaker

November 14, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

CSEEES fellow Erinn Whitaker will give an overview of her new methodology for assessing negotiating style at a distance. Ms. Whitaker developed this methodology based on the Dual Concerns Model, which plots concern for self against concern for others to determine an individual’s preferred negotiating style. She will discuss how she created the methodology and how she is using it to assess relations between Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Assessing Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin’s Negotiation Styles – Erinn Whitaker

November 14, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

CSEEES fellow Erinn Whitaker will give an overview of her new methodology for assessing negotiating style at a distance. Ms. Whitaker developed this methodology based on the Dual Concerns Model, which plots concern for self against concern for others to determine an individual’s preferred negotiating style. She will discuss how she created the methodology and how she is using it to assess relations between Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Assessing Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin’s Negotiation Styles – Erinn Whitaker

November 14, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

CSEEES fellow Erinn Whitaker will give an overview of her new methodology for assessing negotiating style at a distance. Ms. Whitaker developed this methodology based on the Dual Concerns Model, which plots concern for self against concern for others to determine an individual’s preferred negotiating style. She will discuss how she created the methodology and how she is using it to assess relations between Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Assessing Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin’s Negotiation Styles – Erinn Whitaker

November 14, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

CSEEES fellow Erinn Whitaker will give an overview of her new methodology for assessing negotiating style at a distance. Ms. Whitaker developed this methodology based on the Dual Concerns Model, which plots concern for self against concern for others to determine an individual’s preferred negotiating style. She will discuss how she created the methodology and how she is using it to assess relations between Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Find out more »

Assessing Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin’s Negotiation Styles – Erinn Whitaker

November 14, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

CSEEES fellow Erinn Whitaker will give an overview of her new methodology for assessing negotiating style at a distance. Ms. Whitaker developed this methodology based on the Dual Concerns Model, which plots concern for self against concern for others to determine an individual’s preferred negotiating style. She will discuss how she created the methodology and how she is using it to assess relations between Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Find out more »

Assessing Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin’s Negotiation Styles – Erinn Whitaker

November 14, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

CSEEES fellow Erinn Whitaker will give an overview of her new methodology for assessing negotiating style at a distance. Ms. Whitaker developed this methodology based on the Dual Concerns Model, which plots concern for self against concern for others to determine an individual’s preferred negotiating style. She will discuss how she created the methodology and how she is using it to assess relations between Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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January 2017

Lunch and Learn with John Pickles

January 17, 2017 @ 12:30 am - 1:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Professor John Pickles is an economic geographer trained in political economy and development studies, cultural and social theory, and continental philosophy. He joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2001 as the Earl N Phillips Distinguished Professor of International Studies and served as the Chair of the Department of Geography between 2007-2013. His research currently focuses on global production networks, European economic and social spaces particularly post-socialist transformations in Central Europe and Euro-Med Neighborhood…

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Lunch and Learn with John Pickles

January 17, 2017 @ 12:30 am - 1:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Professor John Pickles is an economic geographer trained in political economy and development studies, cultural and social theory, and continental philosophy. He joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2001 as the Earl N Phillips Distinguished Professor of International Studies and served as the Chair of the Department of Geography between 2007-2013. His research currently focuses on global production networks, European economic and social spaces particularly post-socialist transformations in Central Europe and Euro-Med Neighborhood…

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Lunch and Learn with John Pickles

January 17, 2017 @ 12:30 am - 1:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Professor John Pickles is an economic geographer trained in political economy and development studies, cultural and social theory, and continental philosophy. He joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2001 as the Earl N Phillips Distinguished Professor of International Studies and served as the Chair of the Department of Geography between 2007-2013. His research currently focuses on global production networks, European economic and social spaces particularly post-socialist transformations in Central Europe and Euro-Med Neighborhood…

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Lunch and Learn with John Pickles

January 17, 2017 @ 12:30 am - 1:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Professor John Pickles is an economic geographer trained in political economy and development studies, cultural and social theory, and continental philosophy. He joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2001 as the Earl N Phillips Distinguished Professor of International Studies and served as the Chair of the Department of Geography between 2007-2013. His research currently focuses on global production networks, European economic and social spaces particularly post-socialist transformations in Central Europe and Euro-Med Neighborhood…

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Lunch and Learn with John Pickles

January 17, 2017 @ 12:30 am - 1:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Professor John Pickles is an economic geographer trained in political economy and development studies, cultural and social theory, and continental philosophy. He joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2001 as the Earl N Phillips Distinguished Professor of International Studies and served as the Chair of the Department of Geography between 2007-2013. His research currently focuses on global production networks, European economic and social spaces particularly post-socialist transformations in Central Europe and Euro-Med Neighborhood…

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A Cold War Crusader on an Ideological Battlefield: Andrew Eiva, the KGB, and the Soviet-Afghan War

January 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

An analysis of Andrew Eiva’s role as a Cold War crusader based on material he wrote as a lobbyist, Western media accounts, and clandestine reports about him from the files of the Lithuanian KGB reveals his behind-the-scenes significance as an ideologically-driven individual outside of the confines of government helping to shape US policy during the Soviet-Afghan War. The conflict in Afghanistan, the final proxy war of the Cold War, began with the Soviet invasion in December 1979 and lasted until…

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A Cold War Crusader on an Ideological Battlefield: Andrew Eiva, the KGB, and the Soviet-Afghan War

January 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

An analysis of Andrew Eiva’s role as a Cold War crusader based on material he wrote as a lobbyist, Western media accounts, and clandestine reports about him from the files of the Lithuanian KGB reveals his behind-the-scenes significance as an ideologically-driven individual outside of the confines of government helping to shape US policy during the Soviet-Afghan War. The conflict in Afghanistan, the final proxy war of the Cold War, began with the Soviet invasion in December 1979 and lasted until…

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February 2017

“I am a Radioactive Mutant”

February 13, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

“I am a Radioactive Mutant”: Emergent Subjectivities and Health Strategies among Rural Kazakhs at Semipalatinsk Magdalena Stawkowski (CSEEES Fellow) In this presentation, CSEEES Fellow Dr. Magdalena Stawkowski will explore how economic restructuring programs in Kazakhstan and the scientific uncertainty about the bio-genetic effects of low-dose radiation exposure have shaped a regional understanding of mutant biologies in and around the Soviet-era Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site. Semipalatinsk was once an experimental landscape where the Soviets detonated more than 450 nuclear and thermonuclear…

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The Laybrinth of Central Europe and the Paradise of Milan Kundera’s “Ignorance”

February 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Hana Pichova is Associate Professor in the UNC Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages. She specializes in twentieth century Czech and Russian prose. Most of her published work focuses on literature in exile, specifically on how memory functions in Kundera’s and Nabokov’s works. Recently she has been pursuing an interest in how Czech literature refracts various cultural and architectural events that occurred in Czechoslovakia after WW II.

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The Laybrinth of Central Europe and the Paradise of Milan Kundera’s “Ignorance”

February 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Hana Pichova is Associate Professor in the UNC Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages. She specializes in twentieth century Czech and Russian prose. Most of her published work focuses on literature in exile, specifically on how memory functions in Kundera’s and Nabokov’s works. Recently she has been pursuing an interest in how Czech literature refracts various cultural and architectural events that occurred in Czechoslovakia after WW II.

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March 2017

“Feeling” the State: Alternative States and territories of the Turkish-Muslim Diaspora in Germany

March 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Devran Koray Öcal is a PhD student in Geography at the University of North Carolina. His area of study includes cultural and political geography with a focus on geographies of religion and intimate geopolitics. His current project engages with the Turkish Islamic community in Germany. He completed his BA in Political Science and Public Administration at Kocaeli University, and his MA in Political Studies at Istanbul Technical University in Turkey. In conjunction with faculty advisor Dr. Banu Gökarıksel, Devran received…

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The EU and the US: The Case for Continued Partnership

March 30, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Boris Ruge, the German Embassy in Washington's Minister/Deputy Chief of Mission, will discuss the future of the transatlantic relationship. All are invited to attend and participate. Join us for a coffee hour at 4:30pm, and Mr. Ruge's public lecture at 5:30pm.  

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April 2017

Russia and Turkey: Between Cooperation and Discord

April 3, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Russia and Turkey: Between Cooperation and Discord Dimitar Bechev (CSEEES Fellow) Drawing on his forthcoming book entitled Rival Power: Russia in Southeast Europe (Yale University Press), CSEEES Fellow Dimitar Bechev will explore the complex political, security, and economic ties between Russia and Turkey. Starting from the early 1990s, the two former imperial rivals have developed a pragmatic relationship based on growing levels of interdependence in the area of energy as well as on converging foreign policy preferences. They have sought…

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Boldness of Spirit, Submission to Necessity

April 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Boldness of Spirit, Submission to Necessity: Russian State and Society during the First Cholera Pandemic, 1829-1832 Over fifty years ago, Asa Briggs encouraged scholars to consider the history of cholera and how it might contribute to a better understanding of the relationship between state and society. The first cholera pandemic originated in Bengal in 1817, with Russia the first European state to be affected by cholera, with a limited incidence in 1823 followed by a much more significant outbreak beginning…

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October 2017

‘Fight Abortion, Not Women’: Russian Reproductive Politics and the Search for a Liberal Biopolitics

October 17, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

An increasingly vibrant Russian movement has developed over the last two decades to delegitimize, restrict, and criminalize abortion, even as rates of pregnancy termination decreased 5.5 times from 1989 to 2015. Contraceptive use is replacing abortion for routine fertility control, but conservatives decry abortion as a sin, and cast family planning services as a threat to national security. Political efforts to increase births have become a central tactic for nationalist revival and state legitimacy. Dr. Michele Rivkin-Fish (Anthropology, UNC) will…

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November 2017

The Politics of History in East Central Europe after 1989: From Liberal Consensus to Memory Wars

November 15, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

The politics of history has been one of the constitutive elements of the new democracies in East Central Europe after 1989. ‘Coming to terms with the communist past’ was especially important as a means of securing the legitimacy of new democratic regimes. The communist past increasingly became a field of political struggle with distinct variants of politics of memory being used as expedient political tools. The most visible of these was the anti-communist memory politics symbolized by newly created, powerful…

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