Session VI

Friday (May 3):
11:20 AM - 1:20 PM


Valerie Zawilski

(U of Western Ontario, Canada)


Matthew Blackburn

(Uppsala U, Sweden)

Domestic Political Legitimacy and Geopolitics in Contemporary Russia:

Papering over the Cracks within the Putin Consensus

Paul Goode

(U of Bath, UK)

David Stroup (U of Oklahoma, US)

Monopoly is the Message: Banal Nationalism and Autocratic Legitimation

Veera Laine

(U of Helsinki, Finland)

Continuities and Changes of the Evolution of Russia’s “Others”

in the Presidential Rhetoric, 2000-2018

Gulnaz Sharafutdinova

(King’s College London, UK)

The Politics of Insecure Collective Identity: Lessons From Putin’s Russia

Sergei Fediunin

(INALCO, France)

Populism and Elitism in Today’s Russia,

or When Populism Can Be Good for Democracy


Peter Rutland

(Wesleyan U, US)


Legitimating Autocracy in Russia

Friday May 3, 11:20 AM - 1:20 PM 


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