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Carolina Seminar • How Bessarabian Jews Tried and (Frequently) Failed to Become Loyal Soviet Citizens during Late Stalinism

March 3, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Diana Dumitru has authored over forty articles and two books. Her second book, “The State, Antisemitism and Collaboration in the Holocaust: The Borderlands of Romania and the Soviet Union,” was published by Cambridge University Press in 2016. Currently, Dr. Dumitru is working on two projects. While at the Wilson Center she is working on her manuscript “Indispensable Yet Suspect: Soviet Jews under Late Stalinism.” Together with Chad Bryant and Kateřina Čapková, she is writing a book titled “The Trial that Shook the World: The Slánský Process and the Dynamics of Czechoslovak Stalinism,” a project supported by the American Council of Learned Societies.

The Carolina Seminar: Russia and Its Empires, East and West is co-sponsored by the Carolina Seminar Program, the UNC Department of History, and the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies. Please note that the participants will give an overview of their projects, but will not read a formal paper. Instead, papers or book chapters will be circulated ahead of time to those who are interested in attending and participating in the discussion. Please contact Dr. Eren Tasar for more information ( This event is co-sponsored by the Carolina Seminar in Global History, Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, and the Center for European Studies. 


March 3, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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