Online Resources

Journey to the Edge of the Olympics

A travelogue by Ian Bateson on a visit to Abkhazia, "located spitting distance from the site of the multi-billion dollar Sochi Olympics though none of its athletes will be allowed to compete there and the border will essentially be closed during the games."

Literaturnaia Gazeta Digital Archive (1929-2014)

Established on April 22, 1929 with the support of the "father of Soviet literature," writer Maxim Gorky, Literaturnaia gazeta is a landmark publication in Russia's cultural heritage.

Mardigian Library - Online search

The Edward and Helen Mardigian Reference and Research Library at NAASR is composed of more than 20,000 books, pamphlets, periodicals, and documents, primarily in Armenian and English, dating as far back as the late eighteenth century. The collection encompasses a broad range of topics including history, literature, art and architecture, linguistics, as well as law, anthropology, and natural sciences.

Online Heritage Language Classes for Russian, Carleton University

Carleton University will offer online Heritage Language classes for credit in Spanish and Russian. These “Heritage” classes are intended for students who grew up with exposure to one of these languages, but who did not study it in a formal setting or at an academic level. Classes will take place online and will make use of a variety of online technologies. The courses will allow students to work independently on projects and self-directed tasks. (Placement Test required)



Online Module on the Bosnian Genocide

An set of online resources on the Bosnian Genocide entitled "Violence Overload? Promoting Sensitivity to Human Suffering: The Case of Bosnia" is now available via UIUC's Russian, East European and Eurasian Center. The resources are the result of a 2011 workshop of the topic.


Online Module on the Bosnian Genocide

Polonicum: Center for Polish Language and Culture for Foreigners, University of Warsaw

The Centre of Polish Language and Culture for Foreigners “Polonicum” is the oldest centre of its kind in Poland. Throughout the entire academic year it organises various courses and workshops teaching the Polish language and culture to foreigners. Among the participants of those courses are students of the University of Warsaw and of other Warsaw institutions of higher education, as well as numerous foreigners interested in the language and culture of our country.

post: Notes on Modern and Contemporary Art Around the Globe

post is an online resource devoted to art and the history of modernism in a global context from The Museum of Modern Art. With a primary focus on modern and contemporary art outside North America and Western Europe, this website features contributions by individuals and institutions from around the world and makes behind-the-scenes research at MoMA available to a broader public.

Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder

The Lesson Builder is a digital tool and a supporting community of educators that makes creating and sharing lesson plans around Pulitzer Center reporting easy.

Russia Matters

Russia Matters is a Harvard-based project made possible by the Carnegie Corporation. Dedicated to U.S. policy toward Russia, U.S.-Russian relations and Russian policies that impact vital U.S. the website is a go-to resource for academics, journalists and government officials from around the world.