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Kursnummer: 18023

A Conversation with Sergei Medvedev, Russian Historian

Politik und Medien
  • Sergei Medvedev
  • 10.05.2023, 09:30 – 10:30
  • kostenlos. Anmeldung erforderlich! (1 fjum_Punkt)
  • Presseclub Concordia, Bankgasse 8, 1010 Wien
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Can Russia's History Explain the Context for Understanding the Invasion of Ukraine, or Does the Current War Represent a New Phenomenon?

When, Wednesday, 10 May 2023, 9:30-10:30CEST
Where: In-Person and Zoom

In-person: Presseclub Concordia, Bankgasse 8, 1010 Vienna.
Online via Zoom: Concordia Zoom

Registration is mandatory for in-person attendance and online participation. Zoom link will be shared one day before the event. Registration deadline: 9 May 2023,

There are two ways to follow this seminar:

  1. Presseclub Concordia attendance - Registration!
  2. Zoom participation - Registration!

Cooperation project with Presseclub Concordia, IWM and fjum

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Speaker

Sergei Medvedev is an Affiliate Professor at Charles University in Prague and a Professor at the Free University in Riga. He specializes in political history, international affairs, and Russian studies.

In the past 25 years, he has held research positions and professorships in Russia, Germany, Italy, and Finland.

In March 2022, he left Russia. He is presently a Fellow at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, as well as a program host at Radio Liberty, Riga.

His most recent book on Russia, The Return of the Russian Leviathan (Cambridge, Polity Press, 2020) has won the 2020 Pushkin House Book Prize as the best English-language non-fiction book on Russia and has been translated into 12 languages. His new book, A War Made in Russia, is forthcoming with Polity Press in Spring 2023.

In May 2023, Serguei Medvedev will be a Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna.

Background

Numerous academic and non-academic analyses have been exploring Russian history to provide explanation for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. We have invited Sergei Medvedev to explain the historical and current context.

Format

Moderated conversation with Sergei Medvedev followed by a live Q@A.

Concept and Moderation

Mirjana Tomić, fjum/Presseclub Concordia

Target Audience

Professional journalists, think tank analysts, and academics.

Maximum of in-person participants: 50
Maximum of online participants: 100

Additional Information

mirjana.tomic@fjum-wien.at, Cell : +43 676 3652 693

Sergei Medvedev

Sergei Medvedev

Russian historian, political scientist, and book author

Sergei MEDVEDEV is Professor at the Free University in Riga and Affiliate Professor at Charles University in Prague. Born in Moscow, he studied at the Moscow University, Columbia University in New York City, and holds a Ph.D. in history. In the past 25 years, he has held research positions and professorships in Russia, Germany, Italy and Finland. Having left Russia in March 2022, currently he is a Fellow at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, as well as program host at Radio Liberty, Riga. He specializes in political history, international affairs and Russian studies.

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