Dickinson College to Host Discussion on First Anniversary of Russia-Ukraine War

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Ukraine-Russia War: Reflections After One Year

Dickinson will host a panel of experts to discuss the current situation in Ukraine, as well as provide a comprehensive review of the tensions that have developed among Russia, Ukraine and the surrounding regions over the past year. The event, “Ukraine-Russia War: Reflections After One Year,” will take place on Tuesday, April 18, at 7 p.m. in the Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium (ATS). The program will also be livestreamed.

This student-initiated panel will consider the socioeconomic and political consequences of the conflict, including the effects on global food systems, energy infrastructures and economies. Panelists will discuss NATO expansion and regional politics as well as consequences for the Russian President Vladimir Putin’s regime. They will also consider cultural consequences, including the effects on Ukrainian and Russian art, literature and language.


Russell Bova is the J. William Stuart & Helen D. Stuart '32 Chair in International Studies, as well as a professor of political science at Dickinson. His research in Russian politics and political culture has been published in numerous journals, including World Politics. Bova has published numerous books on Russian political culture including “How the World Works: A Brief Survey of International Relations.”

Alyssa DeBlasio is the John B. Parsons Chair in the Liberal Arts and Sciences and an associate professor of Russian at Dickinson. She is the author of multiple books, including “The End of Russian Philosophy,” “The Filmmaker’s Philosopher: Mamardashvili and Russian Cinema,” and the co-author of “Advanced Russian Through Film and Media.”

Andrew T. Wolff is an associate professor of political science and international studies at Dickinson. His primary research interests focus on NATO enlargement, European security and American foreign and security policy. His publications have appeared in multiple journals, including International Affairs, the Journal of Transatlantic Studies and Contemporary Security Policy.

The program is sponsored by the Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues.


Published April 18, 2023