Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Insights from the Recent Past, 1991—present

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April 13, 2022
11:00AM - 12:00PM
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Add to Calendar 2022-04-13 11:00:00 2022-04-13 12:00:00 Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Insights from the Recent Past, 1991—present Register here This event is part of a weekly series that the Center for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (CSEEES) is organizing through April to help understand the war in Ukraine, and Ukrainian heritage, history, and culture. Please check our event page for a full listing of all events. This talk will examine some key moments in recent Russian and Ukrainian history, with particular attention to the breakup of the Soviet Union, Putin’s rise to power in Russia, and the 2014 Revolution in Ukraine. Presenter: David Hoffmann, The Ohio State University Professor Hoffmann is a specialist in Russian and Soviet history, with a particular focus on the political, social, and cultural history of Stalinism. His most recent monograph is The Stalinist Era (Cambridge University Press, 2018). He is also the author of Cultivating the Masses: Modern State Practices and Soviet Socialism, 1914-1939 (Cornell University Press, 2011), Peasant Metropolis: Social Identities in Moscow, 1929-1941 (Cornell University Press, 1994), which won the Ohio Academy of History award for best book in 1995, and of Stalinist Values: The Cultural Norms of Soviet Modernity, 1917-1941 (Cornell University Press, 2003), which analyzes Soviet official culture and the ideological and behavioral norms it was designed to instill. Photo by Marjan Blan | @marjanblan on Unsplash (Map from National Museum of Natural History at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine) If you have any questions about accessibility or wish to request accommodations, please contact us at cseees@osu.edu. Typically, a two weeks' notice will allow us to provide access. Online Center for Slavic and East European Studies cseees@osu.edu America/New_York public
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This event is part of a weekly series that the Center for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (CSEEES) is organizing through April to help understand the war in Ukraine, and Ukrainian heritage, history, and culture. Please check our event page for a full listing of all events.

This talk will examine some key moments in recent Russian and Ukrainian history, with particular attention to the breakup of the Soviet Union, Putin’s rise to power in Russia, and the 2014 Revolution in Ukraine.

Presenter: David Hoffmann, The Ohio State University

Professor Hoffmann is a specialist in Russian and Soviet history, with a particular focus on the political, social, and cultural history of Stalinism. His most recent monograph is The Stalinist Era (Cambridge University Press, 2018). He is also the author of Cultivating the Masses: Modern State Practices and Soviet Socialism, 1914-1939 (Cornell University Press, 2011), Peasant Metropolis: Social Identities in Moscow, 1929-1941 (Cornell University Press, 1994), which won the Ohio Academy of History award for best book in 1995, and of Stalinist Values: The Cultural Norms of Soviet Modernity, 1917-1941 (Cornell University Press, 2003), which analyzes Soviet official culture and the ideological and behavioral norms it was designed to instill.

Photo by Marjan Blan | @marjanblan on Unsplash (Map from National Museum of Natural History at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine)

If you have any questions about accessibility or wish to request accommodations, please contact us at cseees@osu.edu. Typically, a two weeks' notice will allow us to provide access.