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Belarusian Voices in the Media

August 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, United States + Google Map

The Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures and the Russian Flagship Program invite you to “Belarusian Voices in the Media,” Monday, August 31 at 5 pm PST. Hosted by Sasha Razor, it will focus on Belarus, the ongoing protests, and their relevance for Russian area studies.  

 

Sasha Razor: Belarusian Voices in the Media 

Monday, August 31 at 5 pm PST  

For the Zoom link, please send a message indicating your interest to kresin@ad.ucla.edu

 

See below for some recommendations from Sasha.

 

Recommended preparation: Sasha’s “short take” from Los Angeles Review of Books (The Lesson of Belarus).

https://lareviewofbooks.org/short-takes/the-lesson-of-belarus/?fbclid=IwAR1a8ouNF6xPbY-rMpjMeyKGGsgQQDoNHud7F_1kKRoJICb57pMcz9LkgKw

 

Additional links  

Articles 

This is an introductory reading list on the topic of the Belarusian elections by the journalists who either have the insider knowledge about Belarus and/or are from this region. Browse and familiarize yourself. 

 

  • Masha Gessen’s articles in New Yorker:

“After a Rigged Election, Belarus Crushes Protests Amid an Information Blackout”

“We Were Locked Up in One Country and Released Into Another”: Horror and Hope as Protests in Belarus Continue”

 

 

 

  • Marya Sadovskaya-Komlach provides perspectives on Belarus in Politico and Foreign Affairs:

Belarus Goes its Own Way

Why the EU’s Targeted Sanctions on Belarus Won’t Work

 

 

Music links

Browse and familiarize yourself with the following music videos:

 

“Перемен”

 

“Муры”

  • Сергей Тихановский поет “Муры”:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OodAzQs80oI

  • “Свободный театр” поет “Муры” и стен тюрьмы на Окрестино:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuirhU1tuQI

 

“Не быць скотам”

Art links 

  • Interview with Artur Klinau/Sasha Razor on the role of an artist in contemporary Belarus

https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/from-the-sun-city-of-dreams-to-the-city-of-angels-a-conversation-with-belarusian-artist-and-author-artur-klinau/

 

Additional reading and watching:

 

 

 

Details

Date:
August 31, 2020
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Tags:

Organizer

Sasha Razor

Venue

Online
United States + Google Map