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48th Annual Stanford-Berkeley Conference: “Power and Protest”

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Event Details:

9:30-9:50AM: Coffee & Light Breakfast

9:50-10:00AM: Opening Remarks 

Amir Weiner, Director, Stanford CREEES

10:00AM-12:00PM: Panel One: Power and Protest in Literature & Poetry

Ilaria Sicari (Stanford): Soft Power with Hard Cover: Book Diplomacy in the Cultural Cold War 

Yuliya Ilchuk (Stanford): Your Loss-My Gain: Russophone Literature in Ukraine Since 2014

Alyssa Viker (Stanford): TikTok as a Site of Ukrainian Poetic Resistance

Chair: Djordje Popovic (Berkeley)

12:00-1:15PM: Lunch Break

1:15-3:15PM: Panel Two: Anti-Regime Protests 

Lydia Kamenoff (Stanford): Cossacks in the Fight against Communism in France during the Interwar Period

Lev Pushel (Stanford): The Rebellion of the Loyal: The Case of Pamiat

Katherine Jolluck (Stanford): Committee of Soldiers’ Mothers:  The Blossoming and Muzzling of Grass Roots Power

Jason Wittenberg (Berkeley): Asymmetric Mass Mobilization and the Vincibility of Democracy in Hungary

Chair: Nancy Kollmann (Stanford University)

3:30-5:00pm: Panel Three: Power and Protest in Labor and Economy

Dzovinar Derderian (Berkeley): Transforming Politics of Representation and Armenian Migrants from the Ottoman Province of Van, 1850s-1870s

Jacob Smiley (Berkeley): Self-Management in Yugoslavia: Rethinking the Economy after the Tito-Stalin Split

Paula Ganga (Stanford): The Environmental Policies of Populist Radical Right Governments

Chair:  John Connelly (Berkeley)

5:00-5:15PM: Closing Remarks 

John Connelly (Berkeley)

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