On Friday 16 June 2023, the Institute for Eastern Christian Studies (IvOC) celebrates the first anniversary of the Platform Oosters Christendom. There is a uniquely interactive programme designed around the theme “Orthodoxy on the move”, complete with short seminars and a panel discussion with renowned speakers.
A one-day conference gathering academics and practitioners to discuss and assess the legal, political, and economic impact of the EU sanctions against Russia, with specific attention to implementation challenges in practice.
Prof. David R. Marples will speak about Ukraine's modern history. The lecture covers the various manifestations of Ukrainian self-assertion and aspirations toward independence and democracy from the end of WW2.
This talk will look into the position and role of the Caspian and Aral seas and their respective littorals in the regions’ social transformation in the modern era. What role and function did these ‘inland seas’ had in imperial annexation and integration, for example?
At this event we will look ahead to some of the main questions that will be on the agenda of the Vilnius summit. This notably includes how the alliance can rise to the challenge and credibly reinforce its defence and deterrence capabilities.
In this lecture, Russian writer Maxim Osipov shares his sober take on the Russian war in Ukraine, migration, and on the question: what does it mean to be a Russian writer in times of full-blown Russian imperialism?
Op 24 februari 2023 is het exact 1 jaar geleden dat Rusland buurland Oekraïne binnenviel en een oorlog begon.
Op deze dag reflecteerden volgers van Instituut Clingendael samen met onze experts op de gebeurtenissen. Welke lessen trekken de deskundigen uit het afgelopen jaar? En wat verwachten ze voor de toekomst?
The February edition of Eastsplainers is devoted to music and sound. UvA welcomes three internationally renowned musicians with a special interest in new or, as they themselves call it, ‘unheard’ music.