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Snowden streamed to campus in student-organized event

Edward Snowden spoke via webcast to a full house in the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium as part of a student-organized event co-hosted by the campus media council and the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University.

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Elena Prokhorova owns the raft, and the Raft Debate

Representing the humanities, Prokhorova, a Russian studies and film and media studies associate professor, defeated Marcus Holmes (government), Rowan Lockwood (geology) and Ryan Vinroot (mathematics).

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Homecoming Lecture

Vadim Shneyder will be delivering a lecture on "Russia's Capitalist Realism" on Friday, October 14, 2016 in Blow 331 at 3:30 pm

W&M Bosnia Project: major award, new home

The project captures the Best Practices in International Education Award for Student Philanthropy. The project will now be housed at ITPIR

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Commencement 2014

On May 10th 2014 over 84 IR and 30 GS majors celebrated their graduation at PBK Hall. Congratulations Class of 2014!!!

Students Inducted into National Slavic Honor Society

On March 21st at 5:15 pm our five students and the Russian House Tutor Olga Makarova were inducted into Dobro Slovo, the National Slavic Honor Society. Congratulations to them on this honor! This year marks the 20th Anniversary of our Chapter! Our induction ceremony took place in the historic Wren Chapel.

And the Winners Are...

Students taking Russian language classes at the College of William and Mary took part in the 2nd Russian Language Olympics on March, 22nd, 2014. Congratulations to the winners and participants!

Professor Yanni Kotsonis' Lecture (New York University)

Professor Yanni Kotsonis (Department of History, New York University) will give his presentation “Taxes and the Modern Citizen. How Taxes in Russia, the USSR, and the World Shaped Governments, Peoples, and Persons in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries”.

Maslenitsa Celebration in the Russian House

Join us to celebrate Maslenitsa on Saturday, Ferbuary 22nd at 5 pm. The event will be held in the Russian House (Randolph Complex, Pleasants Hall, 3rd floor)