Lecture, 3 January 2019

Russian Historical Memory Today. Balancing between the Soviet and Pre-Soviet Pasts

Speaker: Alexander Etkind (European University Institute)


Lecture, 8 October 2018

Dictator’s Dilemma and Natural Resources: Could the Soviet Leaders Use their Oil and Gas Prize Better?

Speaker: Viacheslav Nekrasov (Russian Academy of Sciences)


Workshop, 24 May 2018

Truth, Politics and Subjectivity in Late Socialism and its Aftermath


Workshop, 22 May 2018

Carbon Autocracy: East-European Variations


Lecture, 15 March 2018

Polish Post(-)colonial Nationalism

Speaker: Dirk Uffelmann (University of Potsdam)


Seminar, 5 – 9 – 10 February 2018

Demodernization. A Global and Comparative History


Lecture, 5 December 2017

Republicanism in Russia: Community Before and After Communism

Speaker: Oleg Kharkhordin (European University at St Petersburg)


Lecture, 29 November 2017

Governing the Uncertain: Knowledge Production on Shale Gas at Various Political Scales

Speaker: Aleksandra Lis (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań)


Lecture, 7 November 2017

On the (Political) Epistemology of Drawing Historical Parallels. Why are Misleading Analogies so Attractive, while Real Historical Precedents are frequently Ignored?

Speaker: Jón Ólafsson (University of Iceland)


Lecture, 30 October 2017

Class and Xenophobia in Europe at the Time of Refugee Crisis

Speaker: Michal Buchowski (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland)


Lecture, 13 October 2017

Between Victory and Betrayal. Political Myths in Ukraine

Speaker: Nadiia Petrunok (National University of Kyiv – Mohyla Academy)
Discussant: Mikhail Minakov (National University of Kyiv – Mohyla Academy)


Lecture, 28 September 2017

The Kremlin Well. A Critical Theory of the Parasitic State

Speaker: Alexander Etkind (European University Institute)