Russian Area Studies


Sipher ’83 in The Atlantic, NPR: Russia Investigation Continues

Sipher_John_1In an article in The Atlantic and an NPR interview this month, retired Central Intelligence Agency officer John Sipher ’83, P’19 discusses the questions about Russia’s election interference that remain…
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Conditions of Life for the Kazakh Nomads

Seitz-2Iowa State University’s Jack Seitz will lead a talk titled “Snow Wells, Cholera, and Nomads: Water and Empire on the Kazakh Steppe” on Thursday, March 7 at 4:30 p.m. in…
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Studying Russia’s History, Language and Culture

Russia StudyDuring winter break, 11 Hobart and William Smith students flew to Moscow to delve into the depths of Russian history, language and culture through a 10-day experience curated and led…
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Studying in Barnaul, Russia

The HWS Barnaul group in front of the city signAmong the western plains of Siberia is the thriving city of Barnaul, Russia. Situated close to the border of Kazakhstan, the city is an industrial, cultural and educational center home…
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HWS Awarded 5th Fulbright-Hays Grant in Russian Studies

Russia_4For the fifth time since 2006, Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Russian Area Studies program has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The…
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