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1917-2017 Fall Symposium Keynote Address: Boris Kolonitskii, "100 Years Later: Memories of the Revolution in Contemporary Russia"

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Music Room, Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana, IL 61801)
Nov 2, 2017   5:00 - 6:30 pm  
Stephanie Chung
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Boris Kolonitskii is the resident senior research scholar at the St. Petersburg Institute of History at the Russian Academy of Sciences, and Professor at the European University in St. Petersburg. He is the author of numerous scholarly works on the Russian revolution of 1917, including Interpreting the Russian Revolution: The Language and Symbols of 1917 (with O. Figes, Yale University Press, 1999).


Reception following at 6:30-7:30pm. in 210 Levis. Part of a series of events in the 2017-2018 academic year in connection with the "1917: Ten Days that shook the world / 2017: Ten Days that shake the campus" initiative.


Learn more about the 1917-2017 Fall Symposium.

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