Archives for "Russia"
Sun Journal highlights Gonzalez '11 and citizenship dream

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 11:11 am

In an April 6 Lewiston Sun Journal column, Bates student Uriel Gonzalez is interviewed about his journey from Mexico, Florida and Texas to Bates, then study abroad in Panama and Russia.

Ask Me Another: Politics professor James Richter keeps an eye on Russian society

Sunday, March 1, 2009 12:39 pm

For about a decade after the 1991 fall of the Soviet Union, hundreds of millions of Western dollars poured into Russia to promote civil society. The money, however, didn’t do the trick, and some of the reasons why are explained in a recent article by Professor of Politics James Richter titled "Integration from Below: The Disappointing Effort to Promote Civil Society in Russia," published in Russia and Globalization: Identity, Security, and Society in an Era of Change (2008), edited by Douglas Blum.

Crisis in the Caucasus: Cold War 2.0?

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 3:46 pm

The German-Russian Studies Department invites you to this year's first "Samovar Series for Cultural Inquiry." The topic will be recent events in the Caucasus and the impact those events are having and might have for the international community.

Exhibition takes populist view of Russian religious art

Tuesday, September 23, 2003 10:07 am

Opening at the Museum of Art Oct. 17, an exhibition of Russian Orthodox icons spanning several centuries offers an intimate perspective on a genre rarely explored by Maine art presenters: religious objects.

Poet Robert Chute to read at Bates

Monday, January 11, 1999 4:24 pm

Award-winning poet Robert Chute will read from Sweeping the Sky, works in progress about Russian women combat pilots of World War II, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, in the Special Collections room of Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend the Readings with Bates Authors presentation free of charge.

Russian arms control expert to speak on military reform and law

Monday, December 1, 1997 11:27 am

The president of the Moscow Public Science Foundation will discuss "Management, Military Reform and Law (Local Government)" at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 4, in the Muskie Archives.