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Carolina Seminar with Guzel Garifullina (Political Science, UNC)

3009 FedEx Global Education Center

Popular elections in Russia have often been replaced by some forms of indirect elections or appointments at both regional and municipal level. Scholars have studied various effects such institutional changes have on the characteristics of political leaders. Guzel Garifullina builds … Read more

Carolina Seminar • Revolutionary Legacies and the Moscow House of Design

3009 FedEx Global Education Center

Virginia Olmsted McGraw (PhD Candidate, History) will discuss the first chapter of her dissertation: “Soviet by Design: Fashion, Consumption, and International Competition, 1948-1980”. The chapter examines the origins of the All-Union House of Design, the chief state institution of fashion … Read more

Vladimir Nabokov and Translation: A Transatlantic Symposium

3009 FedEx Global Education Center

Standing at the crossroads of five languages and a matching number of literary traditions (English, French, German, Italian, and Russian), Vladimir Nabokov experienced translation on a level unattainable to the majority of his predecessors, presaging and influencing our modern understanding … Read more

The Bloody Victory: Postwar Violence in Europe in Comparison, 1944-1946

3009 FedEx Global Education Center

Immediately after the end of World War II, a wave of violence emerged in most of the former occupied European countries. Ethnic Germans, national traitors, and collaborators were being humiliated, beaten and even killed. The postwar violence was much more … Read more