Russian historian Karen Petrone and Russian scholar Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby, along with Gregory Hall, professor in the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, in conversation with Interim Dean Christian Brady discussed the ongoing crisis between Ukraine and Russia and the historical, cultural, and political motivations for the conflict.
- Ukrainian historian Sergi Plokhiv recommends 5 books on Ukraine in particular
- As for Russia, to understand the fall of the USSR and its relevance:
- This recent collection: Post-Soviet Nostalgia: Confronting the Empire’s Legacies
- Putin bio by Masha Gessen: The Man Without a Face