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New Perspectives on the Holodomor

December 18, 2018

From 1932 to 1933 a man-made famine ravaged the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, claiming close to 4 million lives. Today, that famine is known as the Holodomor – “hunger death” or “death by hunger” in Ukrainian. As awareness of the famine has … Continued

Reflecting on 1968

October 10, 2018

In 1968–the year the Detroit Tigers won the World Series and one year before the first Woodstock festival–student protests erupted across the globe. In Czechoslovakia the year marked a brief period of gradual liberalization within the communist government, better known … Continued