The first conversation in the Belfast-Berkeley Conversation Series on the theme of Conflicted Europe
- June 21, 2023
- The Emeleus Lecture Theatre, Queen's University Belfast
- 16:30 - 18:00
Dr Alexander Titov is Lecturer in Modern European History at the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, Queen’s University Belfast. He is a historian of modern Russia, focusing on its foreign policy, Russian nationalism, and the political history of the USSR after Stalin. Currently working on a book for Agenda Publishers on Russia and its foreign policy, he is a regular commentator on current affairs relating to Russia. His work has appeared in national and international media, including the Conversation, the Irish Times, the Independent and the BBC History Magazine.
Professor John Connelly is Professor of History, University of California in Berkeley. His specializes in the history of Central and Eastern European, and his publications include
From Peoples Into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe (Princeton, 2022), From Enemy to Brother: The Catholic Revolution in Teaching about the Jews (Harvard, 2012), and Captive University: The Sovietization of East German, Czech and Polish Higher Education (Chapel Hill, 2000). In 2020, he was Fulbright Fellow at Queen’s University Belfast.
Professor Maruška Svašek is Professor of Anthropology at the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, Queen’s University Belfast. A large part of her work focuses on Czechoslovakia/the Czech Republic, in particular exploring Czech-German relations and Czech art and political change. She established the partnership between QUB and UC Berkeley in 2020 and organised the conferences Sensing Europe (2020) and Conflicted Europe (2022) with colleagues from both universities.
The Emeleus Lecture Theatre at QUB is adjoined to the Old Physics Building, best accessed via the archway leading from the quad.
Drinks 4.30pm - 5.00pm, conversation 5.00pm - 6.00pm.
This event has been organised by the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy, and Politics and the Mitchell Institute.
Image credit: Christian Lue, Unsplash.
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and PoliticsThe Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice
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