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Will the Russia-Ukraine War Last Forever?

January 13, 2023

As the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine nears on Feb. 24, neither side has shown movement toward negotiating an end to the war. An estimated 100,000 Russian soldiers and possibly an equal number of Ukrainian soldiers and civilians … Continued

#GDTBATH: Lucas Risinger

May 1, 2022

Lucas Risinger first became intrigued by Russia’s history and culture in high school when his history class was learning about the Cold War. When he arrived at Carolina a few years later to study economics and math, he continued to … Continued

Capturing the Real-Time Human Experience in Ukraine

April 20, 2022

Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24. Two weeks later the Society for Cultural Anthropology published a series of essays written by anthropologists in Ukraine and Russia. Two weeks after that, they had enough submissions to run a continuation of the series. The … Continued

Ukraine Musical Connections Give Context to Conflict

April 19, 2022

Many of us have been watching the war between Russia and Ukraine unfold in real time. Checking for updates on news sites, reading harrowing and heroic stories, perhaps checking in with friends and family in the affected areas via social … Continued

War in Ukraine: What Are Our Experts Saying?

March 7, 2022

In a lively 90-minute webinar, moderator Klaus Larres posed provocative questions to four Carolina experts about the topic of the day: the war in Ukraine. “This event tonight is meant to help us understand why the war in Ukraine came … Continued