This talk will explore the persistent sense of surprise in Euro-Atlantic discussions of Russia, reflecting on some specific examples and on some of the practical and conceptual reasons for it before turning to propose ways to address this.
Russian and East European Studies
In October 2016 Prof Christopher Davis was appointed for three years as a Professorial Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing.
Professor Sasse's latest piece on Ukraine went live today on Carnegie Europe's Strategic Europe blog.
The piece focuses on fresh opinion polll data gathered by Prof Sasse from displaced people in Ukraine and Russia.
Anastasia Valeeva is a Russian freelance journalist specialized in investigative reporting and open data.
School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies in association with St Antony's College
Grade 10a: From £45,562 p.a.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) seeks to appoint a permanent Associate Professor of Russian and Eurasian Political Economy, in association with a Non-Tutorial Fellowship at St Antony’s College, as described in the further particulars. The postholder will be based at SIAS, Bevington Road, Oxford.
H.E.Ambassador Tamar Beruchashvili
Dr Giga Zedania (Rector, Ilia State University)
Professor Margaret MacMillan (Warden, St Antony’s College)
Scholars of post-socialist politics and society have often used 'favour' as a by-word for corruption and clientelism. The contributors to this volume treat favours, and the doing of favours, as a distinct mode of acting, rather than as a form of 'masked' economic exchange or simply an expression