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Carolina Seminars: Russia and Its Empires, East and West
September 17, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Stephen Riegg will present on “Divine Diplomacy: the Armenian Church and the Russian state, 1825-55.”
Stephen Riegg is a PhD candidate in the History Department at UNC – Chapel Hill. Building upon eighteen months of fieldwork in the archives of St. Petersburg, Moscow, and Yerevan, he is completing his dissertation on Russo-Armenian relations in the nineteenth century. Thanks to the support of the Fulbright-Hays program, American Councils for International Education, the Kennan Institute, and the History Department’s Quinn Fellowship, Riegg will graduate in May 2016.