Black Lives in the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia

Sept. 15, 2020, 9:00am-12:00pm (RSVP requested)

Join the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at George Washington University for an online event on Black lives in the former Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia. The event will consist of two discussions; the first will be a talk with Yelena Khanga and the second will be a panel chaired by Marlene Laruelle with Joy Carew, Minkah Makalani, Merideth Roman, Erik McDuffie and Sean Guillory. RSVP is required; information can be found at this link.


Yelena Khanga, Russian journalist, talk show host and author

Peter Rollberg (moderator), associate dean for faculty affairs and research initiatives; professor of Slavic languages, film studies and international affairs, George Washington University

Joy G. Carew, department of Pan-African studies, University of Louisville

Minkah Makalani, John L Warfield Center for African and African American Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Meredith Roman, department of history, SUNY Brockport

Erik McDuffie, department of African American studies, University of Illinois

Sean Guillory, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, University of Pittsburgh