Member's Virtual Coffee & Discussion Group: Russia and the Navalny Crisis
Time & Location
About The Event
This week we are fortunate to have WACME member Dakota Irvin, join us for a discussion to the Navalny crisis in Russia. Dakota has returned home to Maine after completing his PhD is Russian History at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. His dissertation focused on local government in the city of Ekaterinburg during the Russian Revolution and Civil War. His dissertation research, conducted in archives in Ekaterinburg, Moscow, and Chelyabinsk, was supported by a Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellowship and a Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Research Fellowship from the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies. He has published articles in peer-reviewed English and Russian journals and contributed several book chapters to edited volumes. He lives in Portland and works for an investment bank in Uzbekistan.
Alexei Navalny's Speech in Court on February 2
Andrei Kolesnikov, "Russian Protest in the Age of Online Transparency"
Alexander Baunov, "The New Face of Russian Protest"
Joshua Yaffa, "With Navalny Headed to Prison, Russia's Political Battle Enters a New Stage"
Pjotr Sauer and Felix Light, "True Beliefs and Opportunism: Navalny's Tangled Political Development"
Gulnaz Sharafutdinova, "Russian Groupthink"
Eliot Rothwell, "Aleksei Navalny: Man for All Seasons"
Our bi-weekly coffee and discussion group can be accessed via this link: https://maine.zoom.us/j/86708287032
Remember, this virtual event is strictly B.Y.O.C. (bring your own coffee)! Looking forward to seeing you there.