The Melikian Center: Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies
The 10th annual Rosenbluth Family Charitable Foundation Genocide Awareness Week will be on the Arizona State University Tempe campus from April 4–9. Genocide Awareness Week is a weeklong event seeking to address how our global society confronts violent actions and threats of genocide and related mass atrocity crimes throughout the world.
PAs the war between Russia and Ukraine enters its fourth week, one expert from Arizona State University believes Russian President Vladimir Putin may be looking for a way out.
“I think we need to keep in mind that Russia and the Russian military were not prepared for a drawn-out campaign. This was supposed to be a quick special operation,” said Yan Mann, who was born in Ukraine and is a clinical assistant professor of history and the program lead of the World War II studies master’s degree program at ASU.
Several faculty members in Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures have recently been named recipients of grants and awards in support and recognition of their teaching and research.
This week, five experts gathered virtually on behalf of the nonpartisan think tank New America to discuss the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine.
The moderator of the panel was Candace Rondeaux, a professor of practice at Arizona State University's School of Politics and Global Studies and senior fellow with ASU's Center on the Future of War.
Before introducing her guests, Rondeaux made her feelings quite clear.
On Feb. 27, the communitywide education program and exhibit "Holocaust by Bullets" will open on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus.
When mass protests erupted in Kazakhstan last week, and the country’s largest city and former capital, Almaty, suddenly turned violent, the uprising caught the government there – and the world – by surprise.
Earlier this semester, Senior Lecturer in Russian Saule Moldabekova Robb and one of her students were invited to teach Russian phrases to local elementary school students preparing for a ham radio call with the International Space Station.
While the world will be celebrating and ushering in the new year in a couple of weeks, Ukraine could be bracing for an invasion in 2022.
Russian troops, landing vessels and tanks have been massing on the border for a few weeks, waiting for the go-ahead from Russian President Vladimir Putin on whether to invade its ex-Soviet neighbor.