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The upcoming lectures are part of our Carolina Seminar series entitled “Russia and its Empires, East and West.” All will take place in FedEx Global Center Room 4003.

Andrew Ringlee will present on “The Challenges of Organizing Private Relief for War in the Far East and Famine at Home: The Russian Society of the Red Cross and the General Zemstvo Organization, 1904-07.”


Marina Mogilner (University of Illinois at Chicago) will present on “Defining the Racial Self: Russian Contexts of the Anti-Imperial Nationalism of Vladimir Jabotinsky.”


March 10, 2016 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Beth Holmgren will present on “Rebeka Does the Tango: The Jewishness of Interwar Polish Popular Culture.”


April 14, 2016 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Amanda Bellows (UNC-Chapel Hill) will present on “Selling Servitude, Captivating Consumers: Images of Bondsmen in American and Russian Advertisements, 1880-1915.”