Public Engagement

Professor Tolz participated in a panel entitled ‘Russia and the West: A New Cold War?’ in the Scottish Parliament on 13 October. Information about the Festival of Politics event can be found here.

Professor Vera Tolz appeared on BBC Newsnight on 9 October to discuss the revelations made by The Insider Russia and Bellingcat about the true identities of the Skripal poisoning suspects, in a segment about open source investigative reporting. 

In June 2018, Dr Precious Chatterje-Doody took part in a podcast for the Global Development Institute at The University of Manchester. Listen to it here.

Roundtable discussion – ‘From streaming the revolution to fighting fake news: Ukraine, EU, UK and Russia Today’, Professor Stephen Hutchings and Professor Vera Tolz, at the workshop ‘EU-Ukraine Quo Vadis: Evidence-based Politics, Policy and Practice’, The University of Manchester, 24 May, 2018. 

Professor Hutchings was quoted in two articles for The Guardian by Jim Waterson: Arkady Babchenko’s fake murder ‘plays into the hands’ of Moscow, (31 May, 2018) and Clickbait and Skripal jokes: Russia’s RT thrives online, (3 May, 2018).

“Russia’s relations with the west: the media”, Professor Stephen Hutchings, Professor Vera Tolz and Dr Precious Chatterje-Doody. Professor Hutchings and Dr Chatterje-Doody gave this presentation at an event called ‘East/West Governance in Context: The Red Demiurge Reconsidered’, The University of Manchester and Manchester International Law Centre (MILC) , 16 March 2018.

Professor Vera Tolz took part in ‘Beyond Belief: Belief and Unbelief in Russia’, BBC Radio 4, 25 September 2017

Professor Marie Gillespie and Professor Stephen Hutchings were interviewed as part of the research for The New York Times article ‘RT, Sputnik and Russia’s New Theory of War’