Two additional documents are now available for those who have been following the controversy sparked by the refusal of the board of the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) to accept funding for a dissertation fellowship program from eminent scholar Stephen F. 6,004 more words
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The Troubling Case of Professor Stephen Cohen and the American Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Recently considerable attention has been paid on this blog and elsewhere to potential threats to academic freedom posed by the undue influence of outside donors on scholarship. 1,874 more words
Vladimir Putin Is The Leader of the “Moral World”, by Paul Craig Roberts . . . Roberts shares Putin's 'remarks and says, and I agree: These are the remarks of a humanitarian political leader, the like of which the world has not seen in my lifetime.
The present decade of a “post-American world” (how some scholars call a system of international relations marked by the relative decline of US global influence) has been seeing its share of highly publicized conflicts – Iraq, Afghanistan, Georgia, Egypt, Libya, Thailand, Syria and Ukraine, along the continuous Israeli-Palestinian struggle. 2,022 more words