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What’s really going on in Crimea?

March 20, 2015 — 

Dr. Serhii Plokhy from Harvard University will present the 22nd Annual J.B. Rudnyckyj Distinguished Lecture on March 20.

His talk will focus on the current situation in Ukraine, in the context of the USSR’s breakup in 1991 (based on his recent book, The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union. Dr. Plokhy is the Mykhail Hrushevs’kyi Professor of Ukrainian History (Department of History, Harvard University), and is the Director of the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. He has written extensively on the histories of the Russian Empire, the former Soviet Union, and Ukraine. Copies of The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union, will be made available following the lecture.

Day and Time of the Lecture: Friday, March 20, 2015, at 6:30 p.m.
Admission: Free with reception to follow.
Location: Archives & Special Collections, 330 Elizabeth Dafoe Library, Fort Garry Campus, University of Manitoba.

Sponsored by: The University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections; the Slavic Collection, Elizabeth Dafoe Library – University of Manitoba; and The Department of German & Slavic Studies, University of Manitoba.


For more information, contact Jamies Kominowski, Slavic Library/Archivist and Acting Liaison Librarian for German Studies, Archives & Special Collections, at 204-474-9681 or JamesKominowski [at] umanitoba [dot] ca


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