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America: Kaleidoscope of Cultures


Exhibition "America: Kaleidoscope of Cultures" by Andrei Golobokov, grantee of the Fulbright FFDP 2018-19 Program, opened in late June in Vladivostok in the VSUES museum and exhibition complex. The project was supported by Fulbright's Small Grants program 2018.
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Outreach Lecturing Fund Supports Russian Fulbrighters


Earlier this year, two Fulbright Scholars from St. Petersburg, Tanya Weinstein and Igor Kozlov, gave a range of learning events in the universities around the United States with the support of the Outreach Lecturing Fund (OLF) that allows Fulbright Visiting Scholars who are currently in the U.S. to travel to other higher education institutions across the country.
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Arctic Initiative Meeting in Canada


On May 21-26, 2018 scholars of the 2nd Fulbright Arctic Initiative Program came together in Canada, including both Russian scholars who participate in the program this year: Elena Gladun and Svetlana Tulaeva.
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Alumni Salon "Isadora Duncan's Creative Heritage"


On May 29, 2018, the Fulbright office in Moscow hosted another evening salon for Fulbright alumni. This time the topic of discussion was Isadora Duncan's creative heritage. The salon was hosted by Elena Yushkova and featured a performance and talk with a Duncan dancer from the U.S. Vidala Neyanaya.
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U.S. Scholar Program Alum hosted Seminars at Syktyvkar State University


In May 2018, Christopher Kelley, the U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program alum of 2005 and 2011 and professor of the Faculty of Law at the University of Arkansas in Fayetville, visited the Syktyvkar State University (SSU).
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The Fulbright Program in Russia’s 45th Anniversary Conference: a Celebration of International Networking Success


On April 12-13, 2018, the IIE office in Moscow hosted a major event to celebrate 45 years of the Fulbright program in Russia. The Fulbright Program in Russia’s 45th Anniversary Conference titled “A Celebration of International Networking Success” took place at the ‘National’ hotel in Moscow and welcomed more than a hundred Fulbright alumni from more than forty cities of Russia.
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Visit of NASA Representative to Amur State University


On November 27, 2017, Justin Tilman, the official representative of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in Russia, paid a visit to the Amur State University in Blagoveshchensk..

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Preserving Isadora Duncan's Dance Tradition


Elena Yushkova, Fulbright-Kennan 2007-2008 alum and the 2018 Small Grants program grantee, has recently published her article about Isadora Duncan in the Journal of Russian American studies of the University of Kansas and is also going to host a salon dedicated to the famous dancer at the Moscow Fulbright office.

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Small Grants program grantees popularize the Russian Hawaiian Heritage


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Choreography of Body, Space and Cultures


Aleksandra Portyannikova’s dance project “External Bodily Awareness” is winning new audiences. Since January 2018, Aleksandra, Fulbright Visiting Scholar at The New School, School of Media Studies in New York, has been leading workshops and teaching tools of contemporary dance.

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Russian America's Seventeen Moments


Alaska has been attracting people for a long time. One of such globetrotters is Sergey Pashkevich, journalist and Fulbright alum, who recently returned from his Visiting Scholar program at Anchorage Museum in the largest city of the northernmost American state. In December 2017 he concluded his research project - “Russian America’s Seventeen Moments: Rediscovering Its Legacy” and is now making final touches to the project’s website.

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Screenings of Galina Evtushenko's Films in American Universities


Last March Galina Evtushenko, professor of film studies at the Russian State University for the Humanities, screened her documentaries at the University of Rhode Island (URI) and at the University of Albany (UAlbany), where she is currently a Fulbright visiting scholar.

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Tatar Dictionary by a Fulbright Alum Joined the Oxford Global Languages Initiative


On January 31st, 2018 Tatar has joined a growing number of languages from around the globe as part of Oxford Dictionaries’ global languages initiative. The dictionary is based on the "English-Tatar Dictionary for Students", published in 2014 by a Fulbright alum for Gulshat Safiullina.

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“Russian Language with a Hawaiian Accent” by SIR alumnus Elena Sedova


Last year Dr. Elena Sedova,Associate Professor, Department of Literature and Teaching Methods at Chelyabinsk State Pedagogical University, returned from her Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence program at University of Hawaii at University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu, HI, USA. The Fulbrighter keeps her professional ties with the host University and arranges numerous cultural events in her home university.

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On March 08 the University Club of the University at Albany, SUNY, hosts introduction and screening of the film Leo Tolstoy & Mahatma Gandhi: A Double Portrait in the Interior of the Age.

The film is produced by Dr. Galina Evtushenko, a director, media educator, maker of documentary and feature films, and Professor of History and Film Studies in Moscow. She is a member of the Russian Filmmaker's Union, the International Association for Cinema Educators, and the Theatre Union. She is currently doing her research at the University on “Author and Hero in Documentary Film in the “Interior of the Epochs” as well as conducts master-classes.

She is going to visit other American universities to share international and Russian culture.

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FFDP 2017-18: First Practical Results

In mid-January 2018 a cohort of Faculty Development grantees returned to Russia after their 5-month stay in the USA where they developed new or updated existing syllabuses for their home universities in Russia.

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