Monthly Archives: September 2016

Five Questions for Joshua Sanborn

This gallery contains 1 photo.

Note:  This is the first post in what will become an ongoing “Five Questions with” series where students enrolled in the Fall Havighurst Colloquium on Russia in war and revolution pose questions to the guest speakers who speak to the … Continue reading

More Galleries | 1 Comment

Stumped by Trump in Lithuania

This gallery contains 1 photo.

A mural in front of the Keule Rukle cafe in Vilnius.  For more, see:  https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/05/13/the-putin-trump-kiss-being-shared-around-the-world/ By Anna Melberg   Note:  Anna Melberg, a junior majoring in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, spent the summer of 2016 studying Russian language … Continue reading

More Galleries | 1 Comment

Ghosts of Katyn: Russia, Poland, and the Troubled Road to Reconciliation

This gallery contains 6 photos.

Entrance to the Katyn Memorial.   By Harrison King Western Russia is awash with Soviet war memorials. Virtually every inhabited area between Moscow and Belarus is home to at least one monument dedicated to Red Army soldiers or civilians who … Continue reading

More Galleries | Comments Off on Ghosts of Katyn: Russia, Poland, and the Troubled Road to Reconciliation

1917/2017

This gallery contains 1 photo.

  By Stephen Norris In March 1917, Mikhail Serafimovich, a private in the Russian cavalry, composed a poem that proclaimed “Long live free Russia,” a sentiment that “floods my soul” and “stills my heart.”  Serafimovich was overjoyed with the news … Continue reading

More Galleries | Comments Off on 1917/2017

Miami University Students Present Research at International Conference

This gallery contains 1 photo.

By Stephen Norris For three Miami students, research papers written in one of their classes and work from a summer internship provided the opportunity to participate in an international conference held in Lithuania.  This June, the three students, Ashlynn Galligher, … Continue reading

More Galleries | Comments Off on Miami University Students Present Research at International Conference