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Past Events 2005 - 2006

Samizdat and Cold War Conference

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Muslim Heritages in Cinema and Theater, Aprl 21

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Symposium! Russia and the World: The St. Petersburg G-8 and Beyond, April 24, 2006. Details...

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The Spring Open House was held on March 23, 2006. HERE!

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"Kennedy, Krushchev, and the Cold War", lecture by Professor Krushchev. More info HERE

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My Favorite Russian Movie Film Series - Spring 2006 schedule.

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REEFS and the Cold War Project Film Series

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"My Favorite Russian Movie" Film Series - Fall 2005

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SLAVIC OPEN HOUSE held on November 1, 2005, was quite enjoyable. Full report here

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The Cold War project presents:
"GULAG MEMOIRS"
Book Talk & Signing
Remarks by Mottel Lifshitz, Gulag survivor and author, and Professor Benjamin Nathans, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania
Thursday, November 10th at 6pm at Lubavitch House, 4032 Spruce Street
Kosher Buffet Dinner, No Charge
(The author will speak Yiddish, and a simultaneous translation will be provided.)

Sponsored by Lubavitch House, Department of History,
Kelly Writers House, and The Cold War Project

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THE RUSSIAN DEAD POETS SOCIETY
a club of the (future) lovers of Russian Poetry held its first meeting on Monday, October 31, at 7pm at College Hall 4th floor (the Library) for an introductory Halloween lecture in English by Professor Ilya Vinitsky (Department of Slavic Languages)

"CORPSE GROOM, OR THE BIRTH OF RUSSIAN ROMANTIC POETRY"

The event was organized by The Philomathean Society
of the University of Pennsylvania

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RUSSIA! Exhibit at Gugenheim Museum - Group trip

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RARE EVENT!
Thursday, October 27

Russian filmmaker Yevgeny Yufit
5:00 pm
Public lecture of Yevgeny Yufit
Meyerson Hall - B/1
210 South 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Free and open to the public

7:00 pm
Screening of BIPEDALISM (Pryamokhozhdenie)
Yevgeny Yufit, Russia, 2005, 90 minutes, black & white
followed by Q&A with Director Yevgeny Yufit

The Bridge Cinema de Lux
Corner of 40th and Walnut Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Free and open to the public