Below is a full list of upcoming and ongoing Havighurst Center-related events. See menu on the left to view detailed schedules of our annual lectures and conferences.


East to West: Cross-Cultural Connections in the Post-Communist World



 17 | Havighurst Center Colloquia Series: Russia and the World

Yoshiko Herrera, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Russia and the West
Harrison Hall 202, 11:40am-1:00pm

24 | Havighurst Center Colloquia Series: Russia and the World

Eugene Huskey, Stetson University
Russia and Central Asia
Harrison Hall 202, 11:40am-1:00pm



 2 | Havighurst Center Colloquia Series: Russia and the World

Tim Model, Miami University
Russia and Ukraine
Harrison Hall 202, 11:40am-1:00pm

 3 | Austin Charron, The University of Kansas

Discourses of Ukrainian Nationhood Before and After 2014
Harrison Hall 204, 1:00-2:30pm

5 | Jon Meyer, Miami '15, Fulbright Awardee and former Peace Corp Volunteer

Fostering Intercultural Communication in Germany and Kyrgyzstan
040 Irvin Hall, 4:15pm
co-sponsored with Department of German, Russian, Asian, and Middle Eastern Languages
and Cultures and Global Initiatives

 9 | Havighurst Center Colloquia Series: Russia and the World

Neringa Klumbyte, Miami University
Russia and the Baltics
Harrison Hall 202, 11:40am-1:00pm

11 | James Heinzen, Rowan University--CANCELLED

Everyday Corruption in Russia: Lessons from the Soviet Past
Harrison Hall 304, 5:30-7:00pm

12 | Ieva Balciune, The Lithuanian Institute of History--CANCELLED

Abortion and Abandonment of Children in Soviet Lithuania, 1945-1989
Upham Hall 071, 11:40am-1:00pm

13 | Siberian Exile: Blood, War, and a Granddaughter's Reckoning--CANCELLED

Book Reading Club and Conversation with the Author, Julija Sukys
Harrison Hall 303, 12:00-1:00pm

16 | "Freedom" Symposium: Celebrating 30 Years of Lithuanian Independence--CANCELLED

A discussion of Lithuania’s independent status, featuring short presentations by Kestas Pikunas, former president of the World Lithuanian Youth Association and publisher of the journal Passport, Emeritus Professor of History Saulius Sužiedėlis (Millersville University), and Professor and Endowed Chair in Lithuanian Studies Giedrius Subačius (University of Illinois at Chicago).
King Library 320, 1:00-2:45pm

16 | Havighurst Center Annual Lecture: Dalia Grybauskaite, former President of Lithuania--CANCELLED

30 Years Since Lithuania’s Independence from the USSR: A Discussion
Wilks Theater, Armstrong Center, 4:30-6:00pm
co-sponsored by the Grayson Kirk Distinguished Speakers Fund of the International Studies program



  6 | Havighurst Center Colloquia Series: Russia and the World--CANCELLED

Andrew Jenks, California State University, Long Beach
Russia and Outer Space
Harrison Hall 202, 11:40am-1:00pm

   7| Documentary Film Screening: Warsaw, A City Divided--CANCELLED

Q&A to follow with film's director, Eric Bednarski
Harrison Hall 111, 4:30-6:30pm

 20 | Havighurst Center Colloquia Series: Russia and the World

Hilary Appel, Claremont McKenna College
Russia and China
Harrison Hall 202, 11:40am-1:00pm

 27 | Havighurst Center Colloquia Series: Russia and the World

Robert Orttung, George Washington University
Russia and the Arctic
Harrison Hall 202, 11:40am-1:00pm