Guest: Alexander Etkind on Roads not Taken: An Intellectual Biography of William C. Bullitt published by Pittsburgh University Press.
I wrote a review of Alexander Etkind’s Roads Not Taken: An Intellectual Biography of William C. Bullitt and Michael McFaul’s From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin’s Russia for Bookforum. Unfortunately, the review is behind the dreaded paywall. So here’s the pdf.
Guest: William Taubman on Gorbachev: His Life and Times.
Guest: Michael Kofman on the Russian military.
Guest: Grace Kennan Warnecke on growing up in George F. Kennan’s shadow.
Guest: Ivan Kurilla on American studies in Russia.
Guest: Steve Sabol on “The Touch of Civilization” Comparing American and Russian Internal Colonization.
Guest: Gerard Toal on Near Abroad: Putin, the West and the Contest Over Ukraine and the Caucasus.
Guest: Constantine Pleshakov on The Crimean Nexus: Putin’s War and the Clash of Civilizations.
My talk at the Kennan on the history of russophobia.