Wilson Center Experts

Matthew Romaniello

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
Affiliation:
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Hamilton College
Wilson Center Project(s):
The Incorporation of a Russian Frontier, 1552-1672.
Term:
Aug 01, 2004
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Dec 01, 2004

Project Summary

The conquest of the Khanate of Kazan’ was a pivotal event in the development of the Muscovite Empire, and continues to affect contemporary politics in Russia today. In the wake of the Soviet decline, Russia grapples with its autonomous regions, including Tatarstan, facing political and cultural resistance as one of many legacies of the conquest of the Khanate.