‘East European Art History facing Post-Colonial Theory’

Prof Piotr Piotrowski

Prof Piotr Piotrowski

Prof Piotr Piotrowski

The final keynote talk of the BASEES 2014 Annual Conference by Prof Piotr Piotrowski.

 

 

Professor Piotr Piotrowski is Professor ordinarius of Modern Art History at Adam Mickiewicz 
University, Poznan. He is interested in the social and political history of modern and 
contemporary art in Central and Eastern Europe, and has published In the Shadow of Yalta. 
Art and the Avant-garde in Eastern Europe, 1945-1989 (London, 2009) and Art and 
Democracy in Post-Communist Europe (London, 2012). 


Andrei Sannikov in conversation with Prof Stephen Hutchings

Andrei Sannikov

Andrei Sannikov

Andrei Sannikov

2010 Belarus presidential candidate, Andrei Sannikov, talks with Prof Stephen Hutchings on day one of the BASEES 2014 Annual Confernce. 

 

 

Andrei Sannikov is a Belarusian politician and activist. He served as Deputy Foreign Minister of Belarus from 1995 until 1996, having previously headed the Belarusian delegation to the Nuclear and Conventional Weapons Armament Negotiations. He was one of the founders of Charter 97 in Belarus, and stood as a candidate in the Belarus presidential elections in 2010. In 2005 he was awarded the Bruno Kreisky Prize for accomplishments in human rights.

‘Would Pussy Riot Have Been Better Off in Guantanamo?’

Prof Judith Pallot

Prof Judith Pallot

Professor Judith Pallot

From the first day of the BASEES 2014 Annual Conference, Prof Judith Pallot presents our first keynote. 

 

 

Professor Judith Pallot is Professor of the Human Geography of Russia at Oxford University. 
She has a long-standing interest in the Russian peasantry, publishing Land Reform in Russia, 
1906-1917: Peasant Responses to Stolypin's Project of Rural Transformation (Oxford, 1999), 
and is an authority on Russia’s penal geography, leading a major research project entitled 
‘Space and Gender in Russia's Geography of Punishment’. 


‘A Russian Downton Abbey? Telling Stories from the Eastern Front’

Prof Adele Lindenmeyr

Taken from the final day of the 2013 BASEES Annual Conference, Professor Adele Lindenmeyr from Villianova University USA presents: ‘A Russian Downton Abbey? Telling Stories from the Eastern Front’

Professor Adele Lindenmeyr is Professor of History and Dean of Graduate Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Villanova University, Pennsylvania, USA. Her books include Poverty is Not a Vice: Charity, Society and the State in Imperial Russia (1996), which was awarded the Heldt Prize for the best book published by a woman in Slavic Studies. Professor Lindenmeyr was honoured with the Outstanding Achievement Award by the Association for Women in Slavic Studies in 2003. 

Prof Adele Lindenmeyr


Luke Harding in conversation with Stephen White

 

Presented on the second day of the BASEES annual conference, Luke Harding from the Guardian in discussion with Prof Stephen White (University of Glasgow).

Luke Harding is an award-winning foreign correspondent with The Guardian. He has reported from Delhi, Berlin and Moscow and has covered wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya. His book Mafia State: How one reporter became an enemy of the brutal new Russia, was published by Guardian Books in 2011. He is currently based at The Guardian's office in London. 

 

 

 

 

 

Luke Harding

Luke Harding

Professor Stephen White

Professor Stephen White


‘Religious Organisation and the Legacy of Communism in East-Central Europe’

 

Prof Sabrina Ramet

 

Prof Sabrina Ramet

Prof Sabrina Ramet

The first of two talks from the second day of the BASEES annual conference, Professor Sabrina Remet presents ‘Religious Organisation and the Legacy of Communism in East-Central Europe’.
 

Professor Sabrina P. Ramet is Professor of Political Science at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim. Her expertise lies in the area of central and east European politics and culture and she has published The Three Yugoslavias:  State-building and Legitimation, 1918—2004 (2006) and Civic and Uncivic Values in Macedonia (2013). Professor Ramet is a member of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences & Letters. 


Towards a Greater Europe: Problems and Paradoxes

Prof Richard Sakwa

Prof Richard Sakwa

Taken from our annual BASEES conference, Professor Richard Sakwa presents his talk 'Towards a Greater Europe: Problems and Paradoxes'

Professor Richard Sakwa is Professor of Russian and East European Politics at the University of Kent. A leading expert on the politics of contemporary Russia, his books include The Crisis of Russian Democracy: The Dual State, Factionalism and the Medvedev Succession (2011), The Quality of Freedom: Khodorkovsky, Putin, and the Yukos Affair (2009) and Russian Politics and Society (4th edn., 2008). Professor Sakwa is a member of the Academy of Social Sciences.