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The intellectual home of Harvard scholars and students with an interest in Russia and Eurasia.
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Davis Center Jul 10
Sing along to Jolly Fellows (1934), the first film in our summer musical series, tomorrow 7/11 at 7pm in Tsai Auditorium!
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Charles Hecker Jul 4
I'm a bit late, but... a week or so ago the released a podcast with voices celebrating the center's 70th anniversary. For many of us, our time at the center changed our lives. Davis Center at 70 by Davis Center via
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SEnECA Jun 25
⬇️Valuable photographic documents on the emancipation of women in during the Soviet time. Via Story and pictures here 👉
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Davis Center Jun 21
"As long as still has cards to play, it will, for better or for worse, remain at the negotiating table."—Taylor Valley (REECA '18) on the enduring Russo-Venezuelan partnership
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Nozima Davletova Jun 19
My piece on recent talk at Davis center. Is Russia’s soft power really soft? “To understand Russia’s influence in Central Asia, consider business – and the fear of China.”
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Davis Center Jun 12
“This campaign has shown that society is changing, and it has exposed just how out of touch those running the country are with their own people.”— on the presidential transfer of power in
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Davis Center Jun 10
Join us for our FREE Summer Film Series: Soviet Movie Musicals -
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Davis Center Jun 7
Events through June 2019 -
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Davis Center May 16
“Why does the vastness of even matter? To understand size, you must understand maps. Without them you can’t understand history.” —Kelly O'Neill to educator workshop on using maps to understand the Russian Empire.
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Bros Aurélie May 11
I couldn't be more thrilled to discuss Chinese and European Energy Transition with and MIT-Oxford-Harvard
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thierrybros May 10
Happy to have been part of this great conference
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Davis Center May 10
"Carbon populism is not limited to post-Soviet states. After the Second World War, built out democracies on carbon. Coal was part of social democracy. Now we must deconstruct it."—Muriel Rouyer
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Davis Center May 10
"Energy independence and EU integration are the political drivers of energy sector reforms in . Much has been done since 2014, but vested interests and oligopolies remain challenge for further progress."—Johannes Baur
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Davis Center May 10
"If high efficiency cannot be achieved as planned, the next EU Commission will either have to miss its 2020 climate targets or decide to phase out coal."—
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Davis Center May 9
“The actions of every major player—including the United States—are pushing the energy sector toward de-dollarization. The support from Brussels of a special purpose vehicle to facilitate legitimate trade with Iran also does.”—Rawi Abdelal
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Davis Center May 9
"The extent to which oil revenue can be accessed by Tehran is unclear. Meanwhile, the domestic value of foreign oil earnings has increased due to the depreciation of the Rial." —
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Davis Center May 9
"Policies that aim to increase public awareness of how gov'ts utilize oil revenue are likely to increase costs associated with the informal elites’ ability to misappropriate these funds, & may gradually hinder such opportunistic behavior."— Morena Skalamera
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Davis Center May 9
Gas Transit Contract : "High-stakes claims seem likely to create further complications in effort to negotiate new deal." —Jonathan Elkind
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Davis Center May 9
“For most post-Soviet states resource rents have served two purposes, sometimes in conflict and at other times in harmony: maximization of income and safeguarding political stability.”—Rawi Abdelal
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Davis Center May 9
“For decades Central Asia’s abundant resources were embedded in a Russia-centric network of supply and distribution. Today Europe and China are major players in Central Asia as well.” —Rawi Abdelal
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