Russian Program Departs for Siberia

Res26124Students and faculty from the Hobart and William Smith Russian Area Studies program, joined by K-12 teachers from upstate New York and Connecticut, recently departed for more than a month…
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Russian Area Studies Hosts Chernobyl Film

Res25713The Russian Area Studies program will mark the 30th anniversary of the meltdown of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor in Ukraine by screening the 2015 documentary film “The Babushkas of Chernobyl”…
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Sperling Talks Putin and Politics

Microsoft Word - RUSSIAN AREA STUDIES PRESENTS.docxValerie Sperling, professor of political science at Clark University and an expert on Russian politics and the politics of gender, will visit Hobart and William Smith to deliver a lecture,…
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Colleges Earn 4th Fulbright-Hays in Russian Studies

Res24545For the fourth time in the past decade, Hobart and William Smith Colleges have been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) grant from the U.S. Department of Education to…
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Russian Area Studies Hosts Lapta Game

Res24576Students and faculty of the Russian Area Studies program welcomed members of the HWS community to join in on a traditional game of lapta, an ancient and recently revived Russian…
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