This conference brings together scholars from Russia, Sweden, Canada and the U.S. in order to embed new and comparative approaches to the study of Russian education past and present, focusing upon the notion of “path dependency” and examining the relationship between schools, society and the polity. This conference is organized in partnership with the Higher School of Economics in Moscow and the Education Institute, whose director, Isak Frumin plays a prominent role in all government sponsored research on education in Russia today. The selection of participants from Russia emphasized mid-career and younger scholars from outside Moscow and St. Petersburg. The conference is sponsored by the Russian Studies Workshop at Indiana University, funded by a Carnegie Foundation grant. The chief IU participants and organizers are Ben Eklof and Tatiana Saburova.
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