SEE NEXT Seminar Series Begins October 15

SEE NEXT (Seminar: East European and Northern Eurasian Crosstalk; see reconvenes on October 15. Our first guest speaker this year is Dr. Darius Staliunas, the deputy director of the Lithuanian Institute of History, Vilnius. He is the author of Making Russians. Meaning and Practice of Russi fication in Lithuania and Belarus after 1863 (2007). His research interests include Russian nationality policy in the so-called Northwestern Region (Lithuania and Belarus), ethnic con icts, Jewish-Lithuanian co-operation in late Imperial Russia, as well as historiography and memory in Lithuania. Since 1997, he has been lecturing at Klaipeda University; prior to that he taught at the Military Academy of Lithuania and European Humanities University. Staliunas is a member of the Science Council of the Herder Institute (Marburg, Germany); a member of the Lithuanian National Committee of Historians, as well as the Lithuanian-Russian Historical Commission. In 2009−2010, he was the chairman of the Academic Council of the Eastern European Jewish Culture and History Research Center (Vilnius).

The topic of his lecture is "Enemies for a Day: Anti-Jewish Violence in Russian-Ruled Lithuania"

SEE NEXT format:

  • Presentation, 40–45 minutes;
  • Graduate Student Inquirer, 5–10 minutes;
  • General discussion and response of the presenter, 30–40 minutes.


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