Georgiy Kasianov, 'Politics of History in the 1980s-2000s: The "New Europe" and Ukraine'

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April 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
April 5, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Center for Slavic, Eurasian & East European Studies
FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Georgiy Kasianov

This presentation will offer an overview of ideas in Georgiy Kasianov’s most recently completed research project on misuse of history and ‘historical memory’ in ideological debates in East Europe. Kasianov will also introduce his current work in progress, Image of the Other: The Past and the Present (Ukraine, Poland, Russia).

Kasianov, a visiting Fulbright Scholar, is the chair of the Department of Contemporary History and Politics at the Institute of History of Ukraine in Kyiv, and a professor at the National University ‘Kyiv Mohyla Academy.’

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