Join the shortlisted authors and jurors for the unveiling of the 2019 Pushkin House Russian Book Prize Winner in the atmospheric Charterhouse, London. The prize, now in its 7th year, rewards the very best non-fiction writing about the Russian speaking world. Early bird and Friends of Pushkin House tickets now on sale.
Part of our Mother Tongue Season: In this talk Alexander Kondakov will explore the political economy of violence in Russia and beyond, focusing on the structure and drivers of the current sexual counter-revolution by studying emotions manifested in violence against queer populations in Russia. The evening will be introduced by Dr. Richard Mole, UCL, who will also chair a Q&A session with the audience.
Pushkin House Current Affairs Discussion: Brookings Fellow Fiona Hill on President Putin and Russian Foreign Policy
Join Fiona Hill, author of the highly-regarded Mr Putin, Operative in the Kremlin and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, to discuss what conditions Russia's responses to international events, including in Ukraine, Syria and Iran, and what conditions President Putin's personal responses as a political leader. Develop your own understanding and analysis in an already highly polarised and manipulated context.