Harry Rigby Seminar Series

Harry Rigby Seminar Series


Past events

Harry Rigby Lecture Series: 1989 thirty years on

13 Nov 2019

For many Europeans 1989 was “the biggest year in world history since 1945” (Timothy Garton Ash). With waves of strikes in Poland, the so-called “democracy...

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Harry Rigby Seminar Series - China’s Rise and Regional Security: A View from Moscow

28 Nov 2018

Listen to the audio recording of this event on ANU Soundcloud This Harry Rigby Seminar is jointly hosted by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific and the...

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Harry Rigby Lecture Series: Russia and the crisis in Western policy-making

4 Apr 2017

Dr Bobo Lo is an independent analyst. He was previously Director of the China and Russia Programmes at the Centre for European Reform, Head of the Russia and...

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Social Movements and Identity in Contemporary Russia

3 Mar 2017

Beyond ‘regime’ and ‘opposition’: structural features of protest and social movements in Putin’s Russia—Mischa Gabowitsch  Protest in Russia is often...

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How does the current Russian Standoff with the West compare with the Cold War in the 1970s and in the 1980s

15 Mar 2016

Paul Dibb is Emeritus Professor of strategic studies in the College of Asia and the Pacifi  at Th e Australian National University, where he was Head of the...

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Harry Rigby Seminar: Social Justice and Postcommunist Russia

19 Feb 2015

Communism was supposed to have eliminated the exploitation of man by man. It certainly limited the more obvious forms of inequality, not least in wealth and...

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Harry Rigby Seminar Series: Stalin and “Abroad”. Soviet Attitudes to Foreigners and the West in the Pre-War Period

13 Mar 2014

Speaker: Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick, University of Sydney and University of Chicago Stalin and his Politburo team were intensely suspicious of foreigners....

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