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    Monterey Initiative in Russian Studies incorporates virtual reality (VR) to present new formats of learning

    | by Altynay Junusova and Yanliang Pan

    The Monterey Initiative in Russian Studies (MIRS) has successfully delivered VR educational modules as part of its Monterey Trialogue curriculum. In partnership with Meta and Biosphere VR, Altynay Junusova and Yanliang Pan, the lead team members of the Monterey Trialogue delivered two interactive sessions on climate change and nuclear proliferation to the symposium’s fellows from North America, Europe, and Asia.

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    Russian Foreign Policy, Past and Present | A Conversation With Stephen Kotkin

    | by Altynay Junusova

    Monterey Conversations | On October 20, 2022, the historian Stephen Kotkin was joined by Michael Kimmage to discuss the long arc of Russian and Soviet foreign policy. He traced several key patterns back to the pre-revolutionary period, consistently exploring the paradoxes of modernization in Russia, which have connected Russia to Europe and brought Russia into conflict with Europe.