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Race and Ethnicity

Chapter XIII from "An Introduction to Nineteenth-Century Russian Slavophilism." A Study in Ideas, Volume III (1977)

Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #27, 1977. PDF 34 pages.

Wilson Forum - Young and Undocumented: The New American Story

On an all new episode of Wilson Forum  three undocumented students from Georgetown's Hoyas for Immigrant Rights group discuss the current challenges, including limited access to education, healthcare, and financial opportunities, that immigrant college students face in the U.S. today. John Milewski, host of Dialogue at the Wilson Center, moderates the discussion.

A Muslim Tale of Two Cities: ‘We Met the Trains’

The forced migration of Muslims from the Balkans to Turkey is one of the least known movements of people in modern times. In A Muslim Tale of Two Cities: ‘We Met the Trains’  Frances Trix focuses on urban Muslims from the central Balkans and the hometown associations they founded in Turkish cities. The oldest of these, one from Skopje, is now second only to the Red Crescent in urban outreach in Istanbul. Trix describes the background of this group and their city—its Ottoman heritage, their becoming a minority, and why they had to leave their homes.

The Nationality Problem and the Soviet Future (1983)

Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #168, 1983. PDF 44 pages.

Demography and Soviet Society: Social and Cultural Aspects (1981)

Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #123, 1981. PDF 81 pages.

Population Redistribution and the Ethnic Balance in Transcaucasia (1980)

Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #102, 1980. PDF 37 pages.

East European Studies Junior Scholars' Training Seminar

Deadline: The deadline for receipt of this year's JSTS applications and supporting materials is April 30, 2013. Applicants will be notified approximately six weeks later.

Latin American Program in the News: The Reality of Life as an Undocumented Immigrant

They are sons and daughters, gay and straight, performers and politics junkies. They grew up in the bustle of New York and the dry heat of Texas.

They are American.

And they are undocumented.

The trio of students who sit on stage at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. Thursday night speak eloquently and with poise. They have been tasked with talking about their childhoods, and in many ways they sound like every other kid in America. They recall summers spent at camp and hours toiled away at unpaid internships.

The Jewish Movement in the Soviet Union

Yaacov Ro’i and his collaborators provide the first scholarly survey of one of the most successful Soviet dissident movements, one which ultimately affected and reflected the demise of a superpower’s stature.

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