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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

Teaching the Cold War

October 17, 2018

There is a pressing need, now more than ever, for students to learn the history of Soviet-United States relations and for teachers to have access to resources to effectively teach the Cold War-era. The specter of the Soviet Union still hangs heavy over the … 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