Session 12

Saturday (May 8):
1.30-3.00 ET

CHAIR

Michele Commercio

(U of Vermont, US)

michele.commercio@uvm.edu

 

PAPERS

Sophia Horowitz

(Harvard U, US)

shorowitz@g.harvard.edu 

The Rise, Repression, and Resistance of Soviet “Academic Entrepreneurs”: 

The Development of Academic Turkology in the USSR, 1917-1953

 

Jessica Lovett

(U of Nottingham, UK)

jessica.lovett@nottingham.ac.uk 

“The Fate of the Nation”: Population Politics 

in a Changing Soviet Union (1964-1982)

 

Brent Hierman

(Virginia Military Institute, US)

hiermanbd@vmi.edu

Death and Taxes: Assessing the Link between the Death of Dictators 

and Economic Reforms in Eurasia

 

Courtney Kayser

(George Mason U, US)

ckayser@gmu.edu

Managing a Pandemic: Authoritarian Responses to COVID-19

*co-authored with Farah Abou Harb (George Mason U, US)

 

DISCUSSANT

Lawrence Markowitz

(Rowan U, US)

markowitzL@rowan.edu

PANEL EU2

Authoritarian Governance in Soviet

and post-Soviet Central Asia

Saturday May 8, 1.30-3.00 ET 

Eurasia