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Carolina Seminar: Russia and its Empires, East and West

November 17, 2015

Rudolf Kučera will present on “Exploiting Victory, Sinking into Defeat: Uniformed Violence in the Creation of the New Order in Czechoslovakia and Austria, 1918-1922.” ‣ Paper abstract The paper will explore the role that uniformed physical violence played in the … Continued

Carolina Seminar: Russia and its Empires, East and West

October 22, 2015

Dr. Corey Johnson (UNC-Greensboro) will present on “Inextricable Networks: Building an Integrated Gas Infrastructure between Europe and Russia.” ‣ Paper abstract Amid more intense scrutiny of Europe’s “dependence” on Russian natural gas, in this paper I examine the evolution of … Continued

Carolina Seminars: Russia and Its Empires, East and West

September 17, 2015

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 … Continued

UNC MA RUES Thesis Presentations

April 29, 2015

The Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies is pleased to invite you for the UNC MA RUES thesis presentations on Wednesday, April 29 at 11:30 am in FedEx GEC #2008/2010. For our graduating students, this annual tradition provides … Continued


January 30, 2015

Hana Pichova specializes in twentieth century Czech prose. Most of her published work focuses on literature in exile, specifically on memory and nostalgia. Recently she published a book, The Case of the Missing Statue: A Historical and Literary Study of the Stalin … Continued