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Upcoming Events

Film festival screenings May 1 - May 8. Cosponsored by CERS.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Writers Guild Theater

A lecture by Mykola Riabchuk, president of the Ukrainian PEN Center and visiting fellow at HURI.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall

A lecture by Judith Butler (UC Berkeley, Comparative Literature and Critical Theory).
Monday, May 6, 2019
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Korn Convocation Hall, UCLA Anderson School of Management

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Recent News & Announcements

Laure Murat on the gilets jaunes

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Jan. 12, 2019. "There is no need for doubtful references to history, it's the present and the future of our democracy which the gilets jaunes movement is questioning," writes Center for European & Russian Studies Laure Murat in the French newspaper Liberation. (In French)

Laure Murat roils the #MeToo debate in France

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

In a new book, UCLA's Laure Murat dismisses the current discussion of #MeToo in France as a polemical misdirection and instead calls for a genuine debate on the issues of sexual harassment and assault in the country.

Modernization stalls in Russia under Putin's "informational autocracy"

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

At a recent book talk, Daniel Treisman characterized the current Putin regime as an informational autocracy that relies largely on nonviolent control of information flows and the disabling of opponents.

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