Memory Politics in an Illiberal Regime: Hungary’s New Trianon Memorial

As problematic monuments are being brought down in recent anti-racist protests around the world, Hungary, in contrast, saw the completion of a deeply flawed and tone-deaf memorial.

The Fate of Graduate Research in a Time of Pandemic

This article was originally published in the June 2020 issue of NewsNet.

A Pandemic Dispatch from Brooklyn

This article was originally published in the June 2020 issue of NewsNet.

The Screens of Academe

The suggested topic was something along the lines of “Doing Slavic Studies During a Global Pandemic,” but it’s hard to claim any particular expertise. If you’re a Slavist, and if you’re either working or fretting about not working, you’re doing it during a pandemic. We are all in the same boat, even if it is a pestilent cruise liner with many of us in steerage.

To See Paris and Die, An Interview with Eleanory Gilburd

A shortened transcript from an interview with author Eleonory Gillory for the Sean's Russia Blog Podcast about her book To See Paris and Die.

Ruling Russia in China

William Zimmerman on how his book Ruling Russia came to be published in China.

On Slavic and Eurasian Studies in Japan

Kimitaka Matsuzato on the Japanese Council for Russian and East European Studies and the field of study in Japan.

The Transnational Turn in Russian Studies

Connor Doak, Kevn Platt, and Vlad Strukov on the shift in the vocabulary and research methods used in humanities fields, especially in regards to the study of Russia.

Helping Graduate Students in a Time of Crisis

Brian Porter-Szűcs speaks on the actions that can be taken to assist graduate students during uncertain times, including providing them with different avenues for research, additional mentoring, and dealing with the tight timetables for completing research.