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Carolina Seminar • Politics of History in the 1980s – 2000s (the ‘New Europe’ and Ukraine)

April 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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

The paper can be accessed here.

Georgiy Kasianov (Visiting Fulbright Scholar) is the chair of the Department of Contemporary History and Politics at the Institute of History of Ukraine (Kyiv) and a professor at the National University ‘Kyiv Mohyla Academy.’ He has authored and co-authored more than twenty books and collection of essays on the history of Ukraine in 19th-21st centuries, history of the intelligentsia, and history of ideas. His works have been published in Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian, Polish, German, Finnish, and English.
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. 


April 5, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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