CCA I: Russia | Hillsdale College | October 2 – 5, 2022 [Video]

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CCA I: Russia | Hillsdale College | October 2 – 5, 2022

Since the time of Peter the Great, Russia has been a force in the world, both politically and culturally. It remains so today, despite the fact that many dismissed it after the fall of the Soviet Union. This first CCA of the 2022-23 academic year will explore Russian history, literature, and music, as well as current Russian politics and foreign policy.

October 2, 4:00 p.m.
Russia from 1696-1917: An Overview
Sean McMeekin
Bard College

October 2, 8:00 p.m.
Russia from 1917-1991: An Overview
Stephen Kotkin
author, Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941

October 3, 4:00 p.m.
Tolstoy and Dostoevsky: Lessons from the Russian Classics
Gary Saul Morson
Northwestern University

October 3, 8:00 p.m.
Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff: Creating a Russian Identity in Music
Hyperion Knight
Concert Pianist

October 4, 4:00 p.m.
Russia Under Putin
Michael Millerman
Millerman School

October 4, 8:00 p.m.
Russia and American Foreign Policy Today
Christopher Caldwell
Claremont Institute


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