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Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History Susan Carmel Lehrman, Founder

Our Mission

The Carmel Institute builds lasting connections between Russian and American youth through musical and theater performances, Russian and Soviet film screenings, conferences, student exchanges and trips, and art exhibits. The Institute offers grants to Russian and American students to study in each others' countries.

The Carmel Institute: A Video Introduction


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Fall 2018 Events

  • The House on Trubnaya Street 
    Film Screening
    19 September 2018
    Russian Embassy
  • Armistice & Revolution: Russia and the World in 1918
    2 November 2018
    Constitution Hall
    American University
Performers stand in front of audience holding flowers at the Russian Embassy

International ·

AU Students Attend Opera Concert at Russian Embassy

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