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Webinar | Subversive Dramaturgies: Protesting the Illiberal State

The European Studies Council and the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Program at Yale present the last webinar in the Virtual Colloquia Series on “Subversive Dramaturgies: Protesting the Illiberal State” featuring REEES Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Aniko Szucs. Register Here to Attend the Zoom Webinar: https://yale.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iL0_kvXURbauXoEPGCKk8g

A Tale of Two Aqyns: Pushkin, Abai, and the Making of the Kazakh Literary Canon

The poet Abai Qunanbaiuli (1845–1904) today enjoys a dual legacy as the father of modern Kazakh literature (as distinct from its oral tradition) and also as an enlightener who translated the Russian classics into Kazakh and acted as a vital bridge between the two cultures. Much of Abai’s contemporary reputation owes its existence to the twentieth-century author, critic, and scholar Mukhtar Auezov (1897-1961), whose biographical writings on the poet formed the standard narrative of his life and work.

Transatlantic Security: A View from Estonia by His Excellency Jonatan Vseviov, Ambassador of Estonia to the US

The Baltic Studies Program of the MacMillan Center at Yale University, presents a public address by His Excellency Jonatan Vseviov, the Ambassador of Estonia to the United States. Ambassador Vseviov will discuss “Transatlantic Security: A View from Estonia”
Bio:
Jonatan Vseviov serves as Estonia´s Ambassador to the United States since August 2018. This is his third diplomatic posting in Washington, DC.

CLAIS & ESC Student Photo Exhibition

Opening exhibition of the the selected photographs of Yale Students who have conducted academic travel, research, or internship experiences in Latin America, the Caribbean, or Europe (including Eurasia and Russia) as part of the CLAIS & ESC Student Photography Contest. To submit your photographs and for more details on the contest visit: https://clais.macmillan.yale.edu/claisesc-photo-competition-overview-and…

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