Russia's War in Ukraine: The Origins of the Crisis

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Join us for a conversation with Anne Applebaum, staff writer for The Atlantic, and Serhy Yekelchyk, professor at the University of Victoria, Canada, on the origins of the Ukraine crisis. 

Anne Applebaum is a staff writer for The Atlantic, a Pulitzer-Prize winning author, and a senior fellow at the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University. Her books include Gulag: A History (2003), Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-1956 (2012), Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine (2017), and Twilight of Democracy (2020).

Serhy Yekelchyk is a professor at the University of Victoria, Canada, and the President of the Canadian Association for Ukrainian Studies. His books include Ukraine: Birth of a Modern Nation (2007), Stalin's Citizens: Everyday Politics in the Wake of Total War (2014), and The Conflict in Ukraine: What Everyone Needs to Know (2015/2020).

Sponsored by the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, the School of History and Sociology, and the School of Modern Languages at Georgia Tech, wit the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Program at Emory. 

Link: https://gatech.zoom.us/j/98822527966


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