Intellectual Debates in Post-Soviet Russia

People protesting in Russia
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Dr Dorothy Horsfield will talk about liberalism in Putin’s Russia in the context of the protests for free and fair elections which have brought thousands of people onto the streets of Moscow in the run-up to the September city council elections.

12pm for a 12.30pm start. No registration required. 

Dr Dorothy Horsfield is a Foundation Fellow with the ANU Australian Studies Institute.


Dr Dorothy Horsfield is a Foundation Fellow at the ANU Australian Studies Institute and is a member of the Steering Committee of the university’s Emeritus Faculty. She has a Master of Strategic Affairs(Hons) from ANU, a Master of Science(Hons) from London School of Economics and Political Science, and a PhD in Post-Soviet Russia from ANU. She has worked as a journalist in Moscow, the UK, Berlin, Abu Dhabi, Afghanistan, the Thai-Burma border and Australia. She has published five books of both fiction and non fiction, as well as poetry and articles in academic journals and in the wider print media. Her most recent book, Russia in the Wake of the Cold War Perceptions and Prejudices, (Lexington US) was published in 2017.

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