How to Commemorate What’s Still Present: The Russian Revolution in 2017

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Soldiers of the Petrograd Garrison after they mutinied in February 1917.  Photo by Karl Brulla.  From https://russiainphoto.ru. By August Hagemann On Monday, September 11th, 2017, Miami University’s Havighurst Center kicked off its Fall 2017 Colloquia Series by hosting Dr. Donald Raleigh, … Continue reading

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Blasting Open the Continuum of History: Why Study the Russian Revolution?

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ROSTA Window by Vladimir Mayakovsky By Erica Edwards Revolutions, as a concept, seize the human attention. A revolution is often laden with the regalia of palace intrigue, the impudence of popular protest, and are immortalized as paragons of heroism. La … Continue reading

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A Shattered Empire: Reflections on Revolution and Shards of Human Experience

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Konstantin Yuon, A New Planet, 1921. By Jacob Bruggeman To the historian, claims of history’s irrelevance, be it history as a disciple or a hobby, always appear confused, for critically reflecting on the past is arguably the best way to … Continue reading

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State Capture in Illiberal Hungary

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By Danny Tiley David Jancsics, a Post-Doctoral Associate at the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University, recently gave a lecture at Miami University titled “State Capture Inside the European Union: Developing the “Illiberal State” and Systemic Corruption … Continue reading

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Ukraine in the News

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By Brad Terrace Oxford- The students at Miami University’s Oxford campus had the unique opportunity to listen to two journalists living and working in the Ukraine and their thoughts about the past, current, and future affairs of Ukraine. Isaac Webb … Continue reading

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Weary of the EU

By Nichole Kanios As a professor at Leiden University in the Netherlands Dr. Antoaneta Dimitrova has pursued academic directives and investigations into the EU with regard to varying themes of decision making, democratization, institutionalization, and so on. In her lecture … Continue reading

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