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Carolina Seminar with Paula Michaels

April 20, 2023

Paula Michaels is an Associate Professor at the Department of History at Monash University. Professor Michaels’ work bridges the histories of Eastern and Western Europe, integrating the USSR into a pan-European and global narrative through the study of social and … Continued

Carolina Seminar with Mira Markham

March 23, 2023

Mira Markham is a PhD student at the UNC Department of History. Her dissertation examines how citizens in a rural region of Czechoslovakia engaged with state power while also maintaining and defending their traditional local identities, practices, and relationships during … Continued

Carolina Seminar with Cynthia Paces

February 16, 2023

Cynthia Paces is a professor of modern European history at the College of New Jersey. She is the author of Prague Panoramas: National Memory and Sacred Space in the Twentieth Century (U. of Pittsburgh Press, 2009), where she investigates the … Continued

Info Session • Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship

November 16, 2022

Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships support students taking less commonly taught language and area studies coursework. This program provides both academic year and summer fellowships to graduate and undergraduate students at the intermediate level and above. The Center … Continued

Carolina Seminar with Małgorzata Mazurek (Columbia University)

October 24, 2019

In the late 1930s and early 1940s, emigration and industrialization served as the main developmental “solutions.” This presentation investigates how socialists, ethno-nationalists, and international organizations dramatized the tension between emigration and industrialization on a global scale as the distinction emerged … Continued

Carolina Seminar with Tara Zahra (University of Chicago)

October 10, 2019

For millions of Habsburg citizens, civilians and soldiers alike, the First World War was a war of both mobility and captivity. While soldiers were notoriously paralyzed in trenches on the Western front, the armies of the Central Powers and the Russian … Continued