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Ronald G. Suny


Degrees

1968
PhD

Publications15

Conferences

Within the International Research Project "Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism" parctipated in the following conferences and seminars:

5.06.2015 - 6.06.2015  - Conference "Ruptures and Continuities in Histories of Empire: Federalism, Regionalism, and Autonomies As Alternative Political Imaginaries of Post-Imperial Political Order"; 4.06.2015 - 11.06.2015  summer school "Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism":

Presentation «Crises of empire in the Russian and Ottoman history»; roundtable «Cosmopolitan historiography of Russia's history and culture»

Grants

  • Oberlin College Grants in Aid; H. H. Powers Travel Grants, Summer 1970; January 1975; Summer 1979; Research Status Appointments, 1971- 1972; 198O-1981.
  • International Research and Exchanges Board Grant to the USSR, 1971-1972; 1975-1976; 1992.
  • Fulbright Grant for research in the USSR, 1975-1976.
  • Senior Fellow at the Russian Institute, Columbia University, Spring 1976.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship (Category A), 1980-1981; Summer Stipend, 1993.
  • Fellow at Russian Research Center, Harvard University, 1980-1981. H.H. Rackham Grant, Summer 1982; Faculty Fellowship and Grant (for research in Finland), summer 1985; Faculty Fellowship (for research in Russia), summer 1993.
  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, 1983-1984.
  • Title VIII Soviet and East European Studies Research Fellowship, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, January-March, June-August 1987.
  • National Council for Soviet and East European Research, 1991-1992. 2
  • Arthur H. Dadian Armenian Heritage Award of the Armenian Students' Association of America, June 20, 1992.
  • Elected to International Heritage Hall of Fame, Cobo Center, Detroit, MI, April 30, 1993.
  • Fellow, Center for International Security and Arms Control, Stanford University, 1996.
  • Research and Writing Grant, Program on Global Security and Sustainability, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 1998-1999.
  • Appointments at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA, 2001-2002, 2005-2006.
  • Middle East Studies Association Academic Freedom Award, 2005, for organizing the Workshop for Armenian-Turkish Scholarship (WATS).
  • Richard Hudson Research Professor of History, The University of Michigan, Fall 2008.
  • Everett and Marian Gordon Fellowship, United States Holocaust Museum, JulyDecember 2013.
  • ASEEES 2013 Distinguished Contributions to Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Award, presented November 23, 2013.
  • Berlin Prize, Anna-Marie Kellen Fellow, American Academy in Berlin, JanuaryMay 2014

Employment history

Head of the International Research Project "Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism"

HSE - Saint-Petersburg

 

Charles Tilly Collegiate Professor of Social and Political History

The University of Michigan

September 1981 – current (34 years)

I am professor of history and political science at the University of Michigan, and Emeritus Professor of Political Science and History at the University of Chicago

 

Professor of Political Science and History

University of Chicago

September 1994 – September 2005 (11 years)

 

Associate Professor of History

Oberlin College

September 1968 – July 1981 (12 years)

Imperial Transformations — Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet History

In December 2015, leading international academic Ronald Suny chaired a seminar at HSE St Petersburg on Imperial Transformations – Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet History, which was part of the international research project Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism.

Professor Ronald Suny Celebrates His 75th Birthday

Professor Ronald G. Suny, head of the international research project "Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism", today celebrates his 75th birthday!

Professor Ronald G. Suny, head of the international research project "Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism", today celebrates his 75th birthday!

World Congress of the International Council for Central and East European Studies

On August 3rd-8th 2015, a working group from the International Research Project ‘Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism’ took part in the ICCEES Congress in Japan.

World Congress of the International Council for Central and East European Studies

On August 3rd-8 th  2015, a working group from the International Research Project ‘Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism’ took part in the ICCEES Congress in Japan.

A Gathering of Historians

Zelenogorsk hosted an international conference on the history of diverse societies, as well as on the history of nationalism. The conference, which was called ‘Ruptures and Continuities in Histories of Empire: Federalism, Regionalism, and Autonomies as Alternative Political Imaginaries of Post-Imperial Political Order’, was organized by the Department of History at HSE - St. Petersburg and drew leading experts in the field of ‘new imperial history’.

Ronald G.Suny's article "The Cost of Turkey’s Genocide Denial", The New York Times

On April 23, 2015 an article by Professor Ronald G. Suny, Head of the International Research Project “Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism” of the HSE at Saint-Petersburg, "The Cost of Turkey’s Genocide Denial" was published in The New York Times.

"They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else": A History of the Armenian Genocide

Princeton University Press has recently published a new book by Professor Ronald Suny, Head of the International Research Project “Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism”. The book is entitled "They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else": A History of the Armenian Genocide.

Ronald Suny spoke on Armenian genocide at 'Al Jazeera America' channel

Ronald Grigor Suny, Academic Director of international research project 'Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism' spoke at 'Al Jazeera America' on the topic "Bringing awareness to the tragic Armenian genocide".