46th Annual Stanford-Berkeley Conference: Collapse, Ending and their Aftermath

Event Sponsor
Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies; Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies - University of California, Berkeley

Introduction & Opening Remarks: 9:30AM

Amir Weiner, Director of the Stanford Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies

Panel One: 9:45-11:45AM

Chair: Djordje Popović (Berkeley)

Branislav Jakovljevic (Stanford): Konstantinović’s The Philosophy of Parochialism:  There Is No End to the End

Hilary Lynd (Berkeley): Migrating Meanings of Decolonization in Late Socialism and the Collapse: A View from Apartheid South Africa 

Gasper Mithans (Fulbright Fellow, UC-Berkeley, 2020): Religious Conversions and Diversification of the New State: Slovenians in the Land of the South Slavs

Lunch Break: 11:45AM-12:30PM

Panel Two: 12:30-2:30PM

Chair: Jeff Pennington (Berkeley)

Sierra Nota (Stanford): The Museum Archive of the Transitional Period: Nationalism and Survival in Occupied Kyiv, April-October 1942

Blaze Joel (Berkeley): Building the Nation, Building History: Yugoslavia’s Spomeniks as Tools of Legitimacy and Ontological Security

Pawel Koscielny (Berkeley): Velvet Neurosis; De-Democratization and Memory-Boom as Aftermath of 1989

Panel Three: 2:45-4:45PM

Chair: Jovana Lazić Knežević (Stanford)

Andriy Kohut (Stanford): The End of the KGB in Soviet Ukraine

Natalia Koulinka (Stanford): Lazy Workers, Heroic Entrepreneurs, and the End of the Soviet Union

Sonja Avlijas (Stanford): Women and Work: A Political Economy of Transition

Closing Remarks: 4:45PM

John Connelly, Director, Institute for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, UC-Berkeley