Join us for an author lecture and Q&A in celebration of Elliott School Associate Professor Melani McAlister's newest book. Jennifer Cooke, Director of the Institute for African Studies, will offer introductory remarks.
Uncover the geographical, historical, political, cultural, and geostrategic factors that drive today's Russia. Author and Elliott School Research Professor Marlene Laruelle will be joined by her co-author, Jean Radvanyi, as they introduce their new publication, Understanding Russia: The Challenges of Transformation.
Explore Palestinian refugees' engagement with humanitarian assistance when author and Elliott School Professor Ilana Feldman launches, Live Lived in Relief: Humanitarian Predicaments and Palestinian Refugee Politics.
Co-sponsored by the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, this launch featured a book talk from author, Elliott School Professor Emeritus, and distinguished scholar of Soviet and post-Soviet government and politics Peter Reddaway; insightful commentary from Russia experts Robert Orttung and Donald Jensen; and a lively Q&A, courtesy of our distinguished attendees. For more, check out GWToday's coverage of the event.
Chapter authors Lily Gardner Feldman, Christine Kim, and Robert Sutter, as well as author-editors Daqing Yang and Mike Mochizuki reunited to discuss their edited volume Memory, Identity, and Commerations of World War II. Co-sponsored by the Sigur Center for Asian Studies, this first Elliott School Book Launch Series event of the fall semester solicited a tremendous audience eager to learn about the first large-scale analysis of how countries in the Asia Pacific and beyond commemorated the 70th anniversaries of the end of World War II.