Law, Politics and Society

The Putin Exodus and Its Implications for Russia and the West

Human capital is fleeing Russia. Since President Vladimir Putin’s ascent to the presidency, between 1.6 and 2 million Russians – out of a total population of 145 million – have left for Western democracies. This emigration sped up with Putin’s return as president in 2012, followed by a weakening economy and growing repressions. It soon began to look like a politically driven brain drain, causing increasing concern among Russian and international observers.

The Invention of Federalism in the Age of Democratic Revolution

The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions is pleased to invite you to a conference reassessing the frames—conceptual, geographical, and historiographical—in which history of federalism is written. Join us for two days of panels with historians and political theorists on federalist imaginaries in Europe and the Atlantic empires of the late eighteenth century.

Defining Russian Post-War Art: A Collector's Perspective

REEES Program, the Department of the History of Art, and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures present Igor Tsukanov, Chairman of the Tsukanov Family Foundation (“TFF”), an UK-based charity supporting education, culture, and the arts in Russia and around the world. Mr. Tsukanov will discuss “Defining Russian Post-War Art: A Collector’s Perspective.”

Annual European Cinema Conference

The 15th Annual European Cinema Conference - On the Edge European Cinema in 1939

The Two day conference will explore European films released in the year 1939

Conference Program Notes:

Friday, April 5

1:30PM Screening of Children of Divorce (35mm)

3:15PM Screening of Water for Canitoga (16mm)

5:30PM Screening of Department Store (DCP)

7:00pm Opening Reception in Rm 108

8:15PM Screening of Daybreak (DCP)

Annual European Cinema Conference

Second day of the Annual European Cinema Conference.

The conference will explore European films released in the year 1939.

Saturday, April 6

8:30AM Screening of Aktivistit (DCP)

10:30AM Screening of Tractor Drivers (35mm)

1:30PM Screening of Mamele (DCP)
New digital restoration and new English subtitles by The National Center for Jewish Film, Brandeis University

3:30PM Screening of There’s No Tomorrow (DCP)

5:15PM Screening of Wilton’s Zoo (35mm)

9:00PM Screening of The Rules of the Game (35mm)

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